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September 5th, 2009

New budget route: Aberdeen – Dubrovnik

FlyGlobespan will begin a new route from their Aberdeen base to Dubrovnik next summer. From 05 May 2010 they will operate weekly flights on this route.

September 13th, 2008

New routes for FlyGlobespan

FlyGlobespan have put five new routes on sale, including flights to Turkey, Egypt and the Canary Islands. They have added flights to Dalaman, Turkey (starting in May 2009) from Edinburgh, Glasgow (International) and Aberdeen. From Aberdeen they will also launch flights to Sharm El Sheikh and Las Palmas in December 2008.

August 8th, 2008

FlyGlobespan to operate Aberdeen – Ibiza flights

FlyGlobespan will begin flying from their Aberdeen base to Ibiza next summer. They are due to operate weekly flights from 27 June 2008.

January 30th, 2008

3 new flybe routes from Newcastle

flybe will add three new routes from Newcastle in the coming months. These include flights to London (Gatwick) and Aberdeen (both from 30 March 2008), and weekly flights to Rennes in France (from 24 May). The Gatwick flights will replace a route that is discontinued by Jet2 as of the end of March.

These three new routes may be booked now at www.flybe.com.

January 14th, 2008

flybe to connect Aberdeen and Gatwick

At the end of March 2008 low-cost airline flybe is to launch flights between Aberdeen and London (Gatwick). They will fly three times per day on this route, replacing flights have been axed by British Airways. Tickets on the new flybe flights can be booked now at www.flybe.com.

November 30th, 2007

Two additional flybe routes to Jersey

Following the recent release of tickets on new flybe routes, they have also added two new routes to Jersey. From 03 May 2008, flybe will add weekly flights to Jersey from Aberdeen and Doncaster. These flights can be booked at www.flybe.com.

November 27th, 2007

flybe Summer 2008 expansion

flybe will expand their operation next summer, when they will launch 23 new routes. This will include expansion in Scotland, with new routes being launched from Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow (International), in addition to flights from England (Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton, Exeter, Newquay and Birmingham), Wales (Cardiff) and Northern Ireland (Belfast (City)).

All of these new routes are available to book now at www.flybe.com.

May 7th, 2007

New FlyGlobespan winter destinations from Aberdeen

FlyGlobespan will add four new routes from their Aberdeen base this coming winter. From the beginning of November 2007, they will begin flying from Aberdeen to Prague, Funchal and Malaga. From 23 December, they will also begin flying to Geneva.

October 5th, 2006

Summer expansion for FlyGlobespan at Aberdeen and Durham

FlyGlobespan has announced the launch of four new routes from Durham Tees Valley and six from Aberdeen for the summer 2007 season. They will begin flying from Durham Tees Valley to Malaga, Palma, Alicante and Faro. From Aberdeen they will fly to Paphos (Cyprus), Alicante, Palma, Faro, Murcia and Barcelona.

September 16th, 2006

bmibaby launch Aberdeen to Birmingham flights

bmibaby will launch daily flights between Aberdeen and Birmingham from 30 October 2006. On weekdays, they will fly twice daily.

June 29th, 2006

Tenerife connections from Aberdeen and Durham with FlyGlobespan

FlyGlobespan will begin weekly scheduled flights from Aberdeen and Durham Tees Valley to Tenerife from mid-November 2006.

These are the first routes for FlyGlobespan from Aberdeen or Durham Tees Valley.

June 22nd, 2006

flybe winter routes on sale

flybe have put a number of new routes on sale for the forthcoming winter season. These include, from 29 October 2006, flights to Aberdeen from Leeds Bradford and Exeter, to Amsterdam from Exeter and Norwich, from Birmingham to Hanover, and from Belfast (City) to Doncaster and Galway.

From 16 December, they will launch skiing routes to Geneva from Exeter and Norwich, and from Exeter to both Salzburg and Chambery.

Their schedule also shows some flights beginning 08 March 2007 from Birmingham to Aberdeen and Galway.

Tickets can be booked at www.flybe.com.

May 24th, 2006

FlyGlobespan winter 2006 flights

FlyGlobespan continue to put their winter 2006/2007 schedule on sale. New routes include Liverpool to Prague and Glasgow (International) to Fuerteventura.

They have also expressed their intention to operate from Aberdeen next summer.

April 5th, 2006

Ryanair announces major expansion at Liverpool

Liverpool and nearby Manchester continue to grow as hubs for low-cost flying. Today, Ryanair has announced 11 new routes for Liverpool.

The new routes, which span Europe, will begin from the beginning of October 2006.

They include Aberdeen and Inverness in the UK, the Spanish cities of Santander and Santiago de Compostela, expansion into Poland with flights to Wroclaw, Poznan and Krakow. They will begin flying to the Italian cities of Alghero (Sardinia) and Ancona, and also to Kaunas in Lithuania and Tampere in Finland.

October 21st, 2005

Aberdeen – Newcastle connection with Air Wales

From 14 November 2005, Air Wales will launch a flight, operating 6 times per week, between Aberdeen and Newcastle. This will act as a replacement for the service that they will terminate shortly prior to the 14th, between Plymouth, Liverpool and Aberdeen.

Air Wales already offers connections from Newcastle to Cardiff and Plymouth.

July 20th, 2005

Monarch Scheduled adds 3 routes to Malaga

Monarch Scheduled have announced that from November 2005 it will be possible to fly to Malaga from Aberdeen (four times per week), Blackpool (daily) and Newquay (three times per week).

All 3 of these UK airports are new to Monarch Scheduled.

June 23rd, 2005

flybe expands at Norwich and Exeter

flybe have announced further expansion at their Exeter and Norwich bases.

During the upcoming winter season, 6 new routes will be added from Norwich (bringing their route total to 10). They will launch flights to Alicante and Malaga from the end of September 2005. On 17 December, they will launch new routes to the ski destinations Chambery and Geneva. On 16 March 2006, they will launch new routes to Aberdeen and Dublin. It looks likely that flybe will compete with Air Wales, who already operate a route from Norwich to Dublin.

flybe will also add 3 new routes to their Exeter base, bringing their total routes to 18. On 01 November they will add a new route to Murcia, and then on 17 December to Geneva and Chambery on 24 December.

These new routes are available to book now on www.flybe.com.

December 1st, 2004

flybe adds routes for summer

We have just added 10 new flybe routes to the database (in addition to other new summer routes announced over the last few days) for the summer 2005 season.

They will begin new routes from Birmingham (International) to La Rochelle and Bergerac, from Southampton to Limoges, Exeter to Palma (Mallorca) and Aberdeen to Belfast (City) (all beginning in March).

In May, more new routes will start from Southampton to Liverpool, Bordeaux and Rennes and form Jersey to Southend. Finally, they will add a route from Exeter to Liverpool on 16 June.

This announcement will make flybe the only low-cost airline to use Southend and Rennes next summer (at the moment!).

September 28th, 2004

Aberdeen to become a new Air Wales destination

Air Wales have started taking bookings for new routes to Aberdeen from 01 November 2004. It would seem that they will operate flights from Cardiff to Aberdeen via Liverpool (stopping, but not changing).

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