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Eastern Airways


141 reviews
Headquarters: Schiphol House Humberside Airport, Kirmington DN39 6YH England 011 44 870 366 9100 Website
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
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Flying between Aberdeen and Teeside is really convenient... When it happens. That last two times (both on a Monday morning, one in June, one today) I've turned up to the airport to find the flight cancelled. The time before that, come back up, the flight was delayed twice and then, when it finally did go ahead, diverted south to pick...

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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Middlesbrough

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Blakeney, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took this flight on July 4th. Upon arriving at Eastern's Lounge I noticed that the flight was listed as being 35 minutes late, I asked the staff in the lounge who were unaware, made a call and said it was operational issues. The delays dragged on, went to departures where we were told that our hand luggage would need...

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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Norwich

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Hill Head, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Eastern Airlines have an alliance with Flybe. Check-in was effected on line and the luggage tag and receipt issued very quickly at the machine validating our Boarding Pass at the airport. Waiting Lounge was clean and comfortable. Staff helpful and friendly. Duty free shop small but well stocked. Although the plane was a small one, the snack service was efficient...

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Europe Economy Southampton - Rodez

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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

No refreshments on board due to an ‘error’ - How can they forget to arrange this - it’s a scheduled flight. . Perhaps they were surprised the flight ran on the day, I have the impression weekend flights on this route are hit and miss!

Domestic Economy Leeds - Southampton
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Avon, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Booked a trip with Apple vacation to Punta Cana. Swift air was the operating charter flight. Eastern air has taken over. The flight was smooth. Seats comfortable. Staff on the flights going to and coming home were very nice.

Caribbean Economy Cleveland - Punta Cana
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Thank Traveler22316
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Finished the C2C walk and best way after 2 days in Whitby to get to Northern Scotland was to fly. Plane on time, check in quick, flight crew excellent, landed 5 minutes early. Plane was a small prop job but appeared well maintained and clean inside. Flight time was about 55 minutes, had clear weather so good to look at...

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Domestic Economy Middlesbrough - Aberdeen

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Thank Julie P
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
113 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2018

It was a delight to fly on a smaller aeroplane (50 seats) after being crammed into the larger jets than dominate air travel. It was a scheduled internal service so the passenger profile was more business than holiday makers. It was all quietly efficient and in fact enjoyable. The the Airport experience was as usual unpleasant, mainly because of long...

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Domestic Economy Leeds - Southampton

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This is what happens when a company has a monopoly and no competition. Highly expensive flights, continually late. Fly regulary back and fore between Aberdeen to Norwich. In the last couple of weeks Sunday 13th May - 1 hour late, following Friday - 2 hours late, Sunday 2 days later - 11/2 hours late. Looked for various ways to do...

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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Norwich

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1 review
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Once again sat at Aberdeen airport waiting for Eastern airways flight 1 hour late an then told its cancelled...you can tell they have the monoploy. 3 and half hour delay till next flight .. useless.

Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Kirmington
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
55 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Travelled Cardiff to Aberdeen on Eastern. Late departure, ancient Saab 2000 which panelling started coming apart inside the plane on takeoff which made me very nervous. Chaotic scenes at Newcastle which the aircraft stopped to take on 10 passengers. Twice I was asked am I travelling to Aberdeen ( I could have been stowing away!) nobody checked. Lots off staff...

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Domestic Economy Cardiff - Aberdeen

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“Travel by train if possible.”
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“Stay away, take the train or fly from Edinburgh by a different carrier.”
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“Check your seats before you confirm your check-in and print your Boarding Pass.”
Pest605, Jun 30, 2018 | Read review
“Use somebody else. They will cancel your flight without a care in the world.”
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“If you have an overcoat, please ask the flight attendant to put it in his/her locker otherwise it will be on your knee.”
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About Eastern Airways
UK-based Eastern Airways (T3) operates scheduled passenger service to 21 destinations in England, Italy, Norway, Scotland and Wales. The carrier also offers a charter service and has a codeshare agreement with Widerøe (WF). Its operating bases include Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), Humberside Airport (HUY), Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME), Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA), Newcastle Airport (NCL), Norwich International Airport and Southampton Airport (SOU). Eastern Airways' fleet of 29 planes includes BAe Jetstream 41, Embraer ERJ 145 and Saab 2000 aircraft.
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