FLYBE ANNOUNCES NEW AFFORDABLE DAILY FLIGHTS TO MUNICH FROM SOUTHAMPTON

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline and the largest scheduled carrier at Southampton, has today (23rd February 2016) confirmed details of its new affordable, year round daily flights between Southampton and Munich that offer a flight time of just 2hr 20m. Tickets are from £29.99 one way including taxes and charges and, effective for travel from 29th June, available for booking now at www.flybe.com.

Munich is one of Germany’s main commercial and industrial centres, famed for its Oktoberfest and Christmas markets, and so the route is expected to prove popular with both business and leisure travellers alike.  There are also excellent transport connections from Munich for onward travel throughout Europe.

SCHEDULE FOR NEW FLYBE ROUTE

SOUTHAMPTON (SOU) – MUNICH (MUC)

Booking available now effective for travel from 29th June to 29th October 2016

Mon - Sat

Dep SOU 1615 Arr MUC 1935     Dep MUC 2015 Arr SOU 2150

Sun

Dep SOU 1230 Arr MUC 1550     Dep MUC 1630 Arr SOU 1805

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments: “Flybe is committed to providing unrivalled connectivity and affordable, time-saving travel from Southampton. Our new daily service to Munich is conveniently scheduled for time-saving business travel, combining the ability to arrive in time for a working evening dinner followed by a full working day.”

Dave Lees, Southampton Airport’s Managing Director, adds: “We have a lot of demand for German routes from this region and the new Flybe service provides more choice for travellers going to Munich. This new service is in addition to other new Flybe routes announced for 2016 to Biarritz, Toulon, Lyon and Paris Charles de Gaulle.”

Flybe was recently named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the 2016 Business Travel Awards and is one of only two UK-based carriers to feature in the top 20 global airlines’ 2016 punctuality league table by OAG.

The airline will now operate 31 routes in total from Southampton this summer offering a choice of up to 364 flights a week.

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