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Flybe
« on: January 13, 2020, 06:29:13 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2020, 06:31:15 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

Plan B - phone Michael OíLeary

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2020, 07:07:35 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2020, 12:11:50 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

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Easyjet out of the not so easy Aldergrove.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2020, 12:42:38 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

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Might work for some people but its not a great solution for most regular business users. Flybe have their issues in terms of service and pricing at times but they offer a direct route to destination not served from Aldergrove.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2020, 04:24:54 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

Dublin

Easyjet out of the not so easy Aldergrove.

With their DUP connections it pains me to say this, but they seem to have got their act together recently.  Been through it weekly since beginning of December and max wait at security has been about 10 minutes.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2020, 04:38:45 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

Of course there is...

Plan B = Plan Bridge!




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Re: Flybe
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2020, 06:28:07 PM »
Swords is 100 minutes from belfast, fly to anywhere you want, usually for next to nothing as well

the airports in the north are a joke

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2020, 06:31:20 PM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

Dublin

Easyjet out of the not so easy Aldergrove.

With their DUP connections it pains me to say this, but they seem to have got their act together recently.  Been through it weekly since beginning of December and max wait at security has been about 10 minutes.
Security is much better. Still a kip though, so straight through is the only option.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2020, 10:35:44 AM »
Love them or loathe them, the implications are pretty severe if Flybe disappear.  2 out of 3 flights out of Belfast City and mostly people doing business.  Is there a Plan B?

Dublin

Easyjet out of the not so easy Aldergrove.

With their DUP connections it pains me to say this, but they seem to have got their act together recently.  Been through it weekly since beginning of December and max wait at security has been about 10 minutes.
Security is much better. Still a kip though, so straight through is the only option.

Ahhy it's still a dump but security is much better and friendlier.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2020, 08:11:20 PM »
Flybe in big trouble now.  Would be severe for City Airport and big cost and hassle for many travellers and the business community.  Not good, in the short run anyway.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2020, 09:45:47 PM »
Thatís a disaster for the city airport. I seen on twitter something like 76% of flights from the city airport are with Flybe.

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2020, 10:10:22 PM »
Too strategically important to fail you would have to think for a regionally balanced economy in the UK.  This could be the real border in the Irish Sea with the City Airport so dependent.

On the other hand, would it be a good buy for Ryanair?

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2020, 10:39:23 PM »
Had Flybe booked for flights in July but changed them to EasyJet there a couple of hours ago.

Itís a pain in the hole all well and good saying Dublin is 100 minutes from Belfast but what if you live 1-2 hours away from Belfast??

Bottom line is the business wasnít viable Belfast City will be offering some keen rates to other Airlines you would think to keep them open.

The amount they charge for car parking should keep them afloat for the time being anyway!!!

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Re: Flybe
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2020, 01:25:02 PM »
Has anyone had any luck doing this?

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passengers who had bought a ticket using a credit or debit card may be able to get their money back.

They should contact their card provider and seek a chargeback to their account, if it is possible at this point.