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Old 2nd Nov 2006, 17:03
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: manchester
Posts: 67

On 11 Oct 2005 Flybe announced the EXT and BHD routes. In the press release they stated that they intended to make MAN 'a low cost base' and would be announcing 6 new routes over the next two years. Since then the have only started one new route (NWI). Therefore (assuming the bit about the six new routes wasnt a load of Flybe hot air) the remaining 5 new routes should be starting next summer season.

Whilst I too think French routes would be useful, I think Flybe will be more likely to concentrate on Scottish routes as they have recently from BHX. I think they will try to push Eastern off the INV route, and try to muscle in on the Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen routes, as it seems competition from bmi and bacon dosen't bother them.
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