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Flybe


3.5 of 5 stars
251 Reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England +44-1392-366669 Website

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Excellent Route and Fare but miserable crew!

Airport staff at both Norwich and Exeter were super. 90 minute delay from Norwich was not ideal but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Bob34
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norfolk
Rating summary
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Legroom
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Seat Comfort
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Customer Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 stars
    Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3 of 5 stars
    Food and Beverage
    2 of 5 stars
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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norfolk
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6 reviews
10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Airport staff at both Norwich and Exeter were super. 90 minute delay from Norwich was not ideal but we were kept informed of the new timings by the airport and flybe emails etc. What was a shame was the attitude of the cabin crew members. Both senior members on the outbound and inbound flights has an "I don't really want...

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Domestic Economy Norwich - Exeter

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Thank Bob34
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Check in at Birmingham was friendly and quick ,any questions were efficiently answered..Instructions wee clear and easy to understand.Staff on board were efficient friendly and helpful .Passengers were kept informed of any developments relating to the flight.The Cabin leg room was perfectly adequate and the seats were comfortable The Catering was good and any personal needs were met.The experience...

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Europe Economy Birmingham - Milan

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Thank Heather B
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Flew flyBE before and after international flight. Perfectly adequate and efficient. Make sure that your carry on bags are within recommended guidelines as overhead locker space very tight. Return international flight delayed so only had 15 minutes to make it across Dublin airport to get my connection. Jeanette on the flyBE desk was amazing. She telephoned ahead, explained my situation...

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Europe Economy Southampton - Dublin

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Thank Patricia D
Halifax, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dead easy get on, fly, get off no frills or fuss. I use this regularly about every 8 weeks. Leeds airport isn't very good but the flight and Belfast City are fine. Booking, luggage, tickets, boarding are all efficient and fuss free except at the Leeds end but that's not Flybes fault. I'll continue to use them always.

Domestic Economy Leeds - Belfast
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Thank IvorD1954
Southampton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The plane took off exactly on time on both trips. A small propellor plane but ok for a 2 hour flight. Friendly and efficient staff on board and a Captain that kept us fully informed about the flight. The options for baggage are quite complex. Flight only with 10kg of carry on luggage (including a handbag or laptop bag in...

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Europe Economy Southampton - Verona

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Thank 87wendywoo
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130 reviews
28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

generally good experience with service and punctuality. unfortunately flybe has repeatedly ruined our backpacks despite prior mentioning and special protective bags. very unfortunate since the remaining impression otherwise was above average.

Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Mainland
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Thank mcmarkon
New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its a turbo prop but very good comfortable flight at a cheap price. I suggest to purchase extra luggage before hand as it is cheaper than the counter price. i will definitely fly again with Flybe.

Domestic Economy Birmingham - Belfast
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Thank pankaj b
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I used to fly at least three times a week with fly be and wish I had a pound for every late take off, cancelled flight and hours sat in airports. Apparently the planes used are not suitable for winter travel. First sign of snow, fog, heavy rain and the do not fly. I have had to book last minute...

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Europe Economy Manchester - Isle of Man

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Thank mj05dgv
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thought I'd give Flybe a go as rather fed up with the EasyJet timings, which normally means an overly long day waiting around for a red eye back from Amsterdam to Manchester. Prices stood up very well in comparison and although the plane was a jet prop "Dasher" which can be a noisy flight, I couldn't fault the service, the...

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Europe Economy Manchester - Amsterdam

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Thank Mike H
Preston, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Plane had just 2 seats each side so not able to have extra legroom; however it wasn't a problem as the spacing was OK. Had a 40 min wait on the tarmac but otherwise uneventful (which is what we want!).

Europe Economy Manchester - Milan
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About Flybe
UK-based Flybe (BE) is a low-cost carrier that also holds the distinction of being Europe’s largest regional carrier. Founded in 1979 as Jersey European Airways, the airline flies to more than 100 destinations in about a dozen European countries. It also has codeshare agreements with Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Finnair, KLM and Jetairfly. Flybe’s fleet of 72 aircraft includes 50 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 planes, 11 Embraer E-175 planes and nine Embraer E-195 planes, as well as two ATR 72-600 planes operated for SAS.
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