<Leading regional airline announces early Summer 2017 schedule

with return of popular sun routes to Spain>


Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (6th October 2016) put on sale the first phase of its 2017 Summer schedule that includes the return of popular sun routes from Norwich to Alicante and Malaga that will both operate twice weekly. Seats can be booked now at with one way fares from £49.99 including taxes and charges and currently available for travel between 27th March and 13th August 2017.

Flights to Alicante operate on Tues/Fridays with those to Malaga on Monday and Thursdays.

The year-round flights returned earlier this year following the announcement of a partnership between airport owners Regional & City Airports (RCA) and Flybe that resulted in one of Flybe’s E195 118-seater jet aircraft being employed to service both routes.

Full details of schedule available at


Issued by: Flybe press office:  T: 0845 675 0681    E: [email protected]

Notes to Editors:

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 218 routes serving 10 countries from 75 departure points, 40 UK/35 European airports* (all routes on sale May’16 – Apr‘17); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA May’15 – Apr’16); one of only two UK-based carriers in top 20 global airlines punctuality league table by OAG (Jan ’16) and named top UK airline for punctuality in report issued by UK consumer watchdog Which? (Dec 2014); named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the 2016 Business Travel Awards (Jan ‘16); is the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Belfast City, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Apr ’16); operates fleet of 76 aircraft – 51 Bombardier Q400, 9 Embraer 195, 11 E175 & 5 ATR 72s; codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, Finnair, Aer Lingus, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, Air India and Air Berlin; has three franchise partners, Loganair, Stobart Air and Blue Islands making it only UK airline brand with 70% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA Apr’16); has own globally recognised Training Academy in Exeter with flight deck and cabin crew simulator facilities, 26 classrooms and 150-seat conference facility.

*Flown under the Flybe brand