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Jamie Hardesty

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Flybe announces new service from Newcastle Airport to London Stansted

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, today announced it will start operations at London Stansted Airport with effect from 29th March 2015.

This will feature year-round services to the Isle of Man (up to three flights a day) and double daily flights to Newcastle, together with seasonal part week summer flights to Newquay.

Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Simmons, said: “We are pleased to launch three new routes to/ from London Stansted.

“Bolstering regional connectivity is our number one aim at Flybe and we’re always looking for ways to improve connectivity within the UK.

“We’re really thrilled to be able to bring a year-round offer to Stansted Airport and look forward to welcoming passengers from the Isle of Man, Newcastle and Newquay who are seeking easy access to Hertfordshire, Essex and London.”

Aviation Development Director at Newcastle International Airport, Chris Sanders, said: “We are delighted that Flybe have announced a new twice daily service from Newcastle to London Stansted.

“This restores an important route for the region and one we know will be very popular with our passengers.

“The importance of good regional connectivity for the North East cannot be understated. Flybe’s new service will lead to significantly easier and quicker journeys to the area around Stansted which includes parts of Norfolk and Hertfordshire as well as all of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

“There is the added bonus that Stansted is well connected to Greater London by excellent rail and by coach links.

“This is really excellent news from Flybe following their recent re-commencement of daily flights to Exeter and clearly demonstrates their strong commitment to regional connectivity.”

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