Flybe Staff Worried As More Route Are Axed

Staff at low cost airline Flybe are worried after another 24 routes across its network are axed as part of the airlines restructure.

 

Airline staff at Flybe have contacted In2town Lifestyle News this week concerned over their jobs after it emerged that the low cost airline are withdrawing 10 routes that are operational all year round and 14 summer routes.

 

Those routes already confirmed include Gatwick flights to Belfast City, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, and Newcastle from March 30.

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Chief commercial officer Paul Simmons said: “We recently announced that we would be reconfiguring our route network as part of a carefully planned strategy to optimise our operations.

“We have since taken a long hard look at all the routes we fly to make sure that our new schedule is what our customers really want and that they operate at the best possible times for everyone.”

Flights to be withdrawn include Belfast City – Paris, Bristol – Jersey, East Midlands – Paris, Exeter – Newcastle, Glasgow – Shannon, Hannover – Southampton, Leeds Bradford – Southampton, Cardiff – Glasgow, Cardiff – Paris, Glasgow – Paris.

 

The summer routes to be withdrawn include: Exeter – Barcelona, Southampton – Barcelona, Belfast, City – Jersey, Bristol – Isle of Man, Edinburgh – Knock, Exeter – Nice, Isle of Man – Jersey, Isle of Man – Luton, Isle of Man – Southampton, Jersey – Luton, Jersey – Newcastle, Limoges – Newcastle, Newquay – Norwich, Southampton – Beziers