Flybe has ceased operations 5th March 2020

(05 Mar 2020)

UK regional airline Flybe entered administration overnight. All flights have been grounded and the UK business has ceased trading with immediate effect. 

The airline operated the following Irish routes:

Dublin: 3 direct routes:  Cardiff, Southampton and Exeter (all double daily).

Knock: 3 routes:  Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham (about 15 flights a week)

Cork:   1 route:  Cardiff (2 flights a week)

Belfast City: 14 routes

Information to passengers

  • If you purchased a ticket using a credit or debit card, chargeback may be an option. Please contact your card provider for further details.
  • If you have taken out travel insurance, it may include airline failure cover usually known as Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI). The insurance provider should be contacted for further details.
  • If you booked through a code share partner of the airline (or booking agent) please contact them directly.
  • If you booked your ticket as part of a package, please contact your travel agent or tour operator directly. If you did not purchase your ticket as part of a package, you are advised to self-repatriate by booking directly with other airlines. Ryanair have offered rescue fares in certain circumstances. 
  • Please do not travel to the airport unless you have booked alternative flights.
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