Thursday 26 May 2011
Flybe, Europe’s leading regional airline and the UK’s number one domestic carrier, has started its latest new route from George Best Belfast City Airport to Manston, Kent’s International Airport, bringing the total number of direct services offered from Belfast to seventeen. From today, the service will provide return flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Seats are on sale at www.flybe.com from £29.99 one way, including taxes and charges.
Andrea Hayes, Flybe General Manager Market Development, said, “Flybe is committed to providing the widest range of convenient and affordable regional services for our passengers which is further evidenced by the commencement today of our seventeenth direct service from George Best Belfast City Airport. The addition of Manston to our route network opens up the South East of England to our passengers in Northern Ireland enabling new opportunities for both business and leisure travel.”
Described as the Garden of England, Kent offers more castles, stately homes and gardens than any other county in England. In easy reach of Manston Airport are such iconic sights such as the White Cliffs of Dover and its many historic attractions including Canterbury Cathedral and Dover and Hastings Castles.
Flights from George Best Belfast City Airport depart at 1140 on Tuesday and Thursday with a 1045 departure each Sunday. Return flights departing Manston leave at 1345 on Tuesday and Thursday, and at 1250 on Sunday.