23rd April 2012
FLYBE SUPPORTS 2012 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES WITH 18 EXTRA FLIGHTS
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline and the UK’s Number One Domestic carrier, has boosted its popular services from Birmingham and London Gatwick to the Isle of Man, by adding nine return flights on its popular Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester to Isle of Man routes, resulting in an extra 1,484 seats being available for weekend travel during the 2012 Isle of Man TT motorcycle races being held between 26th May and 8th June. Tickets are available for booking now on www.flybe.com from £36.99 one way including taxes and airport charges.
Of the nine additional return Isle of Man flights being added over the 1st June and 9th June weekends, five are from Manchester and three from Birmingham, with an additional morning flight between the Isle of Man and London Gatwick on 10th June. See ww.flybe.com for detailed schedule.
Together with those operated by its franchise partner, Loganair, this brings to 170 the total number of Flybe flights offered to the Isle of Man between 1st -10th June with the airline also supplementing its Q400 aircraft with one of its new 88-seat E175 jets.
Simon Lilley, Flybe’s Director of Marketing comments: “In our ongoing commitment to keeping Britain on the move, providing convenient and affordable travel to and from the Isle of Man and in this instance, supporting the local tourism economy, we are pleased to add these additional flights for this important and exciting event. There is always great demand for flights from fans wanting to attend the adrenalin-packed annual TT races and this is our way of directly responding to this demand during this extremely busy time.”