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Leading regional airline announces 17 winter routes from Exeter airport with choice of up to 101 flights a week

By April 19, 2017January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced its 2017/18 Winter programme from Exeter airport that features 17 routes offering a choice of up to 101 flights a week. These include a choice of ski routes with the return of weekly flights to Geneva; winter sun routes; added frequency to Manchester and the airline’s fast, convenient weekday service to and from London City. In addition, added frequency has been added to some key routes to meet demand over the peak Christmas/New Year holidays.


Seats are available for booking now and currently on sale for travel between 29th October 2017 and 28th February 2018 with one way fares from £17.49 including taxes and airport charges.



Key Highlights of Flybe’s 2017-18 Winter schedule from Exeter

* Up to 101 flights a week

* 17 routes

* 3 winter sun routes to Alicante (Tues/Fri/Sun), Faro (Wed/Sat) and Malaga (Mon/Thurs)

* 2 Saturday ski routes starting in December to Chambery and Geneva

* Extra Saturday morning flight to Manchester to meet demand for onward connections

* Daily weekday flights to London City

* Daily flights to Amsterdam; Edinburgh; Channel Islands; Newcastle

* Four flights a week to Norwich

* One way fares from £17.49 including taxes and airport charges

* Currently available for booking for travel between October 29th 2017 and 28th February, 2018

* Full details and bookings at


Flybe is dedicated to connecting the communities in and around Exeter to a wide range of destinations with time saving, punctual and affordable travel.


From the main international airport hubs into which it operates, Flybe can offer customers a wide of onward travel through its many airline partners. Check out our ‘One Stop to the World’ site which details all the connectivity options



Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officers comments: “We’re pleased to be able to offer these 17 key routes from Cardiff as part of our 2017/18 Winter programme. The diversity of our destinations is ideal for those wanting to book affordable business travel as well as those looking for short weekend leisure breaks over the autumn/February half-terms and Christmas/New Year holidays.”


Welcoming the news, Exeter Airport Managing Director, Matt Roach, added: “The return of the Alicante and Malaga destinations are most welcome as the first 2016/17 winter flights to Spain were extremely popular. The choice of up to four flights a day to Manchester will also offer greater connectivity to destinations such as the USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong or China. The onward destinations from the hub airport are served by Flybe code share partners including Virgin Atlantic, Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad who are very keen to encourage more South West passengers on their worldwide routes”


Full details of Flybe’s 2017/18 Winter schedule is available at