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3.0 of 5 stars 269 ratings 56% recommend

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Traveler ratings for Flybe

3.0 of 5 stars Value
3.0 of 5 stars Check-in experience
3.0 of 5 stars Punctuality
2.0 of 5 stars Baggage handling
3.0 of 5 stars Seat comfort
3.0 of 5 stars In-flight service
1.0 of 5 stars In-flight amenities
2.0 of 5 stars Reasonableness of fees

About Flybe

Flybe, founded in 1979 as Jersey European Airways, is a low-cost, regional airline headquartered at the Exeter International Airport (EXT) in Devon, England. Flybe flies to approximately 65 airports in 13 countries on over 190 routes. Flybe's hubs and focus cities are Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, London-Gatwick, Glasgow, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Helsinki, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton.

Class of Service

Flybe provides up to two classes of service on its flights.

Economy Plus Class

Passengers traveling on Economy Plus fares enjoy fully changeable tickets and the ability to pre-select seats at no extra charge, an additional baggage allowance, dedicated priority check-in, fast track security services (where available), complimentary beverage and snack service and lounge access (where available). It is important to note, however, that Economy Plus is not a separate cabin on the aircraft, but instead offers additional services and flexibility to passengers over standard Economy fares.

Economy Class

Passengers traveling in Economy Class can select seats in advance for a fee and can purchase snacks, sandwiches and drinks onboard.

Food and Drink

Passengers traveling on Economy Plus tickets enjoy complimentary beverage and snack service. Snacks, sandwiches and beverages are available for purchase for those traveling on standard and discounted Economy fares.

View Flybe seat maps at SeatGuru.com.

Aircraft seat map

The Fleet

Flybe's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:

BD-8-Q400 - Flybe has more than fifty Q-400s in its fleet

E-175 - Flybe has ordered approximately thirty-five E-175s

E-195 - Flybe's E-195s can seat up to 118 passengers

*Please note that Flybe may have several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.

Partner Airlines

Flybe codeshares with other airlines, including the following:

  • Air France
  • Etihad Airways
  • British Airways
  • Finnair

Customer Loyalty Program

Rewards4all is Flybe's frequent flyer loyalty program.

  • You can earn points by flying Flybe.
  • Points can also be accrued by using a Flybe credit card.
  • Points can be redeemed for travel awards.
  • Points earned from Flybe flights are valid for 2 years from the date they are allocated to your account. Points earned from a Flybe credit card are valid for 12 months from the date allocated to your account.
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