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April 27th, 2011

‘London Southend’ to Jersey this summer with flybe

flybe will once again operate their summer flights from Southend (or London Southend, as they prefer to call it) to Jersey. Their weekly flights begin from 07 May 2011 until October. Book now at www.flybe.com.

April 25th, 2011

New easyJet routes for summer

easyJet continue with their usual summer expansion for this year and have added some new routes from the UK for 2011. These include:

September 2nd, 2009

Blackpool to Jersey route with Jet2

Jet2 will begin flying between Blackpool and Jersey next summer. They will operate flights twice per week on this route from the end of May 2010 – book now at www.jet2.com.

December 23rd, 2008

flybe expands flights to Jersey

flybe are expanding the number of flights they operate to Jersey and have launched a number of new routes. These include flights from Dundee, Inverness, Humberside, London (Luton) and even Kent Manston. These flights will operate for the 2009 summer season and can be booked now at www.flybe.com.

July 5th, 2008

New Jet2 routes from Belfast

Jet2 have put two new routes on sale for 2009, including flights from Belfast (International) to Jersey (launching in May 2009) and from Belfast (International) to Mahon (launching in June). Tickets are already on sale for these new routes at www.jet2.com.

March 21st, 2008

Jersey to Paris flights with flybe

flybe will begin flying from Jersey to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) this summer, with flights beginning at the end of April 2008. They will also launch flights from Isle of Man to Jersey via Newquay on 24 May. These new routes are available to book now at www.flybe.com.

February 12th, 2008

New flybe flights between Jersey and Nice

flybe will begin flying from Jersey to Nice this year. From 24 May 2008, they will fly weekly on this route. They will also begin weekly flights from their Birmingham base to Toulouse at the same time. These flights can be booked now at www.flybe.com.

December 21st, 2007

New flybe flights from Newquay and Cardiff

flybe have put three new routes on sale for next year. They will fly from Newquay to Isle of Man and Reus, and from Cardiff to Jersey. Flights will begin on these routes from 24 May 2008, and 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 21st, 2007

easyJet to fly to Jersey

easyJet will begin flying to Jersey next Spring. They will launch two routes from their Liverpool and London (Luton) bases, on 31 March and 21 April 2008 respectively. These flights will be available to book later in the week.

September 16th, 2007

Jet2 expansion at Leeds Bradford

Jet2, the low-cost airline based at Leeds Bradford, will increase their presence at the airport next year and have put seven new routes on sale. From 28 April 2008, they will begin flying from Leeds Bradford to Madrid, Olbia and Paphos. From 19 May, they will also add flights to Jersey, La Rochelle, Avignon, and Heraklion.

February 17th, 2007

Summer flights from Birmingham to Jersey

bmibaby will launch flights from their Birmingham hub to Jersey for the summer. They will fly four times per week on this new route.

November 16th, 2006

Thomsonfly launch new low-cost routes

From 01 May 2007, Thomsonfly will begin five new low-cost routes across the UK. These include flights from London (Luton) to Jersey and Dubrovnik, Manchester to Lisbon and Funchal and from East Midlands to Malaga. These new routes can be booked at www.thomsonfly.com.

November 8th, 2006

FlyGlobespan expansion at Durham Tees Valley

FlyGlobespan will expand their operation at Durham Tees Valley with five new routes next year. From 28 May 2007 they will launch flights to Ibiza, initially with a weekly frequency, increasing to twice weekly during the peak summer season. From the end of June, they will launch flights to Mahon, Jersey, Nice and Pula.

October 22nd, 2006

New flybe routes to Jersey

flybe will begin three new routes to Jersey from the end of April 2007. They will begin flying weekly from London (Luton), Newcastle and Liverpool. Flights can be booked at www.flybe.com.

April 24th, 2006

Thomsonfly to connect Cardiff and Jersey

As of 25 May 2006, Thomsonfly will begin flying 4 times per week from Cardiff to Jersey. Tickets are available to book now at www.thomsonfly.com.

February 16th, 2006

Aer Arann to fly to Angers

Aer Arann will launch flights from Manchester and Cork to Angers on 02 May 2006. They will also launch a weekly flight between Cork and Jersey on 20 May.

March 4th, 2005

VLM launch route from Cork to Jersey

VLM will launch a new twice-weekly route between Cork and Jersey on 29 May 2005. The route is scheduled to run for the summer season.

Tickets are available now.

January 15th, 2005

flybe adds 2 Bristol routes

For the upcoming summer season, flybe will add 2 routes from Bristol. From 10 February 2005, they will commence flying to Bergerac until the end of October. On 27 March they are due to commence flying to Jersey, also until the end of the summer season. They will be competing with Air Southwest on this route.

December 6th, 2004

Thomsonfly announce Doncaster base

Today, Thomsonfly has announced the much awaited details of the routes they will fly from their new base at Doncaster. As with their base at Coventry, they will be the first low-cost airline to fly from Doncaster.

They will fly to Alicante, Malaga, Pisa, Palma (Mallorca), Jersey, Faro, Dublin, Prague, Ibiza and Valencia and Paris (Charles de Gaulles).

Flights from their new base are due to commence on 28 April 2005, with some beginning later in the season. . Tickets are on sale now.

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!).

November 30th, 2004

flybe move in on Norwich

Following their announcement yesterday to make Leeds (Bradford) a new hub, today flybe have announced that they will also make Norwich a hub airport.

They will begin flying from Norwich on 27 March 2005 when they launch routes to Belfast (City) and Edinburgh. On 07 May they will launch a route to Jersey and on 16 June they will launch a daily route to Glasgow (International).

flybe will be the 2nd low-cost airline to make use of Norwich, Air Wales recently began a route between Norwich, Dublin and Cardiff.

October 11th, 2004

flybe ‘lands’ at Liverpool

flybe have announced that they are to make Liverpool a new hub on their network. From 2005 they will begin flights to Belfast (City) (on 10 February), Edinburgh, Glasgow (International) (both on 27 March 2005, when they commence flying their summer timetable) and Jersey (from 07 May).

This expansion at Liverpool will make flybe the 7th low cost carrier to fly to the airport, further making Liverpool a hub for budget travel in the UK and further fuelling competition in the north west. Their announcement comes only shortly after Air Wales and Wizz Air have announced routes to Liverpool, which is probably best known as a major easyJet hub.

June 6th, 2004

VLM London City – Jersey route reinstated

Following flybe‘s decision to close their route from London City to Jersey in the middle of this month, VLM have decided to reinstate their route (which had previously been dropped) on 30 June 2004.

May 20th, 2004

EUjet plans British budget launch for September 04

EUjet have announced, after a much anticipated wait, that they will begin a budget operation primarily based at Kent (Manston), an airport the owners would like to see dubbed as ‘London-Manston’. They will also have a 2nd hub at Shannon in Ireland.

From Manston, EUjet are scheduled to fly to a range of destinations in Europe, flights beginning in September include: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, Faro, Girona, Jersey, Murcia, Nice and Prague.

Further routes are due to begin from Manston in October, including: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan (Malpensa) and Palma (Mallorca). Their final batch of new routes (still from Manston!) are scheduled to take-off in December, including: Geneva, Salzburg, Toulouse, Turin and Zurich.

Their routes from Shannon are due to begin from September (again over a period of months), to Dublin, Geneva, Malaga and Murcia.

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