Newcastle International Airport Welcomes Flybe Flights

Yesterday, Newcastle International airport welcomed Flybe’s first flights from Newcastle to both Belfast and London. The inaugural flights mark the beginning of Flybe’s new services, operating between Newcastle International Airport and Belfast City Airport seven days a week, in addition to a weekday service to London Heathrow.

As the Airport’s 17th airline partner, Flybe’s services complement Newcastle International’s domestic route portfolio, supporting business and leisure travel to the countries capitals.

Richard Knight, chief operating officer at Newcastle International, commented: “We are pleased to see Flybe investing in the North East and we anticipate these new services, which offer even more choice to these popular domestic destinations, to be popular for business and leisure travellers alike.

“Since announcing the route, we have received lots of positive feedback from customers and look forward to connecting passengers all week to Belfast City Airport, conveniently located in the heart of the capital, and to London Heathrow on weekdays.”

Philip Saunders, chief commercial officer at Flybe, added: “We’re extremely excited to launch our first flight from Newcastle as this officially opens an invaluable new connection to the North-East of England for our customers.

“We believe that the frequent, cost-effective flights we’re now offering here, to both London Heathrow and Belfast City, provide fantastic opportunities for holidaymakers and commuters.”

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