9 September, 2008
Flybe has announced plans to restore routes from Manchester Airport to Lyon and Madrid and introduce three new routes to Stuttgart, Hamburg.
Flybe, the low-cost carrier has announced plans to restore routes from Manchester Airport according to its chief commercial officer Mike Rutter. The airline plans to reinstate routes to Lyon and Madrid and introduce three new routes to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Amsterdam.
During the announcement Rutter said he was sure that the new routes would be profitable and stated that Manchester remains a key part of Flybe’s plans. Rutter also expects a 50% increase in passengers passing through the Airport from 1m to 1.5m over the next year. This increase in passenger numbers will also lead Flybe to increase capacity on some of its most popular destinations including Germany and also expand the number of destinations flown from Manchester Airport.