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Anyone ever flown the British airline FLY.BE?

Anyone ever flown the British airline FLY.BE?

Apr 6th, 2009, 08:26 PM
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Anyone ever flown the British airline FLY.BE?

Daughter is going to get her masters degree next year in Southampton England and we noticed quite a few flights with Fly.Be airline. Anyone ever flown it and what were your impressions? It has really great pricing and flies to alot of great cities around Europe.
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Apr 6th, 2009, 10:36 PM
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It's another low costs airline - perfectly respectable, just read the rules, watch the luggage allowance
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Apr 7th, 2009, 08:08 AM
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No better or worse than any other low-spec airline.

Worth remembering, though, that there are frequent trains from Southampton to Gatwick, which has even more lowcost flights to far, far more places (flybe has a bit of a bias to Western France and Iberia). And that a lowcost's destinations now are a limited guide to its routes (or even existence) in a year's time. Depending where she's living, worth checking cheapo flights from Bournemouth too.
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Apr 7th, 2009, 08:19 PM
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We saw their planes at Shannon airport and I think Edinburgh. They were turboprops but decent sized, new looking planes.
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Apr 7th, 2009, 09:38 PM
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World largest operator of the Bombardier Q400. Also have some Embraer E-195 jets.
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