Posted on: 14 January 2016 by Mark Howells
Flybe is expanding its summer 2016 programme from Southampton Airport with two brand new routes to Biarritz and Toulon Hyeres as well as the return of flights to Bastia.
Between 3 July and 25 September 2016, flights will operate three times a week to Biarritz. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the service will depart Southampton at 12:10, arriving in Biarritz at 14:40. The return leg will take off at 15:05, landing back in Southampton at 15:35. On Sundays the Southampton–Biarritz flight will take off and land at 17:50 and 20:20 respectively. After a short turnaround the aircraft will then leave Biarritz at 20:45 to reach Southampton at 21:15.
Flybe’s Bastia service will operate once a week on Sundays between 22 May and 18 September 2016. It will depart Southampton at 07:30 to reach Bastia at 10:40. The Bastia–Southampton service will take off and land at 11:10 and 12:20 respectively.
Finally, the carrier’s Toulon Hyeres service, operational between 2 July and 12 September 2016, will take place on Saturdays between 2 July and 10 September and Mondays and Sundays between 17 July and 12 September.
On Saturdays the flights will leave Southampton at 06:55, arriving in Toulon Hyeres at 09:45 before taking off again at 10:30 to reach Southampton at 11:20.
On Mondays and Sundays, flights will depart Southampton at 16:50 and 08:35 respectively, landing in Toulon Hyeres at 19:40 and 11:25. The return services will leave Toulon Hyeres at 20:15 on Mondays and 11:50 on Sundays before landing in Southampton at 21:05 and 12:40 respectively.
Southampton Airport’s managing director, Dave Lees, commented, “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’s 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.