Posted on: 08 February 2016 by Mark Howells
tFlybe has completed the inaugural flight on its new route between Manchester in the UK and Rotterdam The Hague Airport, which has been launched with a double-daily weekday service.This is the only route from the UK to Rotterdam The Hague outside of London. As well as the two flights on each weekday, there are morning flights on Saturdays, and an afternoon service on Sundays.“Flybe is delighted to offer this new double daily service to Rotterdam The Hague from our Manchester hub. We are really pleased by the customer response to our conveniently timed flights that offer time-saving travel between these two key European cities,” declared Flybe’s chief revenue officer, Vincent Hodder. “We are not only seeing bookings from those obviously travelling for business but weekend travel is also proving extremely popular, with our first Friday flight filling up fast. It bodeswell for the future as we seek to offer our Manchester customers an even wider choice of flights from their local airport and also as we establish a presence at Rotterdam The Hague.”Between Monday and Friday, flights depart Manchester at 07:00 and 16:30 which arrive in Rotterdam The Hague at 09:30 and 19:00 respectively. In the opposite direction, flights leave Rotterdam The Hague at 09:55 and 19:25 with respective arrival times in Manchester of 10:35 and 19:50.The Saturday morning service timings are the same as the weekday morning flights but the Sunday rotation leaves Manchester at 18:05 and arrives in Rotterdam The Hague at 20:35. The return then leaves Rotterdam The Hague at 21:00 and gets back to Manchester at 21:30.