Flybe announces three more summer routes from Southampton


Flybe announces three more summer routes from Southampton

Leading regional airline boosts 2016 Summer programme with two brand new routes to Biarritz and Toulon and return of peak summer flights to Bastia.

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced a further expansion of its 2016 Summer programme from Southampton Airport with the news today (14th January 2016) of two brand new routes to Biarritz and Toulon Hyeres, and the return of flights to Bastia for peak summer. Seats are available for booking now at from £34.99 including taxes and charges.

Flights will operate three times a week to Biarritz – the ‘elegant’ surfing capital of Europe, and to Toulon Hyeres, on the famed Cote d’Azur that boasts 300 days of sunshine a year.  Flights to Bastia return for peak summer travel on Sundays. Bastia is located on the northern tip of the French island of Corsica and is a thriving ferry and cruise ship port. With more than 26 centuries of history and heritage, it is considered one of Europe’s most fashionable ‘must see’ cities.


Effective for travel 3rd July – 25th September 2016
Operates Tues/Thurs/Sun
Dep SOU 1210  Arr BIQ 1440   Dep BIQ 1505  Arr SOU 1535
Dep SOU 1750  Arr BIQ 2020   Dep BIQ 2045  Arr SOU 2115


Effective for travel 22nd May – 18th September 2016
Operates Sundays
Dep SOU 0730  Arr BIA 1040  Dep BIA 1110  Arr SOU 1220


Effective for travel 2nd July – 12th September 2016
Operates Sat (2 July – 10 Sep) and Mon/Sun (17 July – 12 Sep)
Dep SOU 1650  Arr TLN 1940  Dep TLN 2015  Arr SOU 2105
Dep SOU 0655  Arr TLN 0945  Dep TLN 1030  Arr SOU 1120
Dep SOU 0835  Arr TLN 1125  Dep TLN 1150  Arr SOU 1240

Today’s news follows Flybe announcing last week the return of its popular sun routes from Southampton to Alicante, Malaga, Palma Mallorca and Faro as well as added frequency on a number of services, including those on many of its French regional services.

These new summer routes provide an additional boost to Flybe’s existing high frequency schedule from Southampton. With lots of value-priced fares on a wide choice of flights for time-saving travel, the airline remains committed to making it as convenient and easy as possible for its customers, whether flying for business or leisure.

Southampton Airport MD, Dave Lees, comments:  “The summer season is always a fantastic time for us and it is excellent news that Flybe will be offering two brand new routes to Toulon and Biarritz in France for the summer as well as bringing back flights to Bastia and the popular sun routes to Alicante, Malaga, Palma and Faro. Whether people are looking for a city break, stag or hen weekend, family resort or beach holiday, they can reach it all from their local airport.”

Flybe 2016 Summer schedule from Southampton now offers a total of 28 routes offering passengers a choice of up to 329 flights a week to an extensive range of attractive destinations.