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Flybe


6 199 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Made my trip from Belfast to Edinburgh without incident using my usual carry on luggage. Unfortunately on my return staff at Edinburgh wheeled out a bag sizer in which one passenger placed her bag which became stuck. After a lot of pulling & tugging the bag came free. The ground staff then pointed to me and I declined their offer...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Edinburgh - Belfast

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1 Thank DBJW1234
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4 reviews
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Lovely staff, good prices and beautiful environment. Unfortunately, Flybe stopped flying SEN to GLA, very sad :(

Date of travel: September 2018
Domestic Economy Southend-on-Sea - Glasgow
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Thank Fel T
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3 reviews
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I travel with this airline a lot due to work and home commitments and I can confidently say I have never been on a flight that has left on time. The delays vary from 30 mins to two hours - most of the time with absolutely no reasonable explanation. They will charge you for hand luggage any bigger than a...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Manchester

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Thank Rachel F
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9 reviews
15 helpful votes
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This company are a complete joke. On our outbound to East Midlands they had to divert to Birmingham because of “technical problems”. No explanation whatsoever and left the passengers feeling scared. A quick google search will show how many technical problems this airline has. Disturbing. On the way back the cabin baggage that was perfectly fine from Amsterdam to East...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Europe Economy Amsterdam - East Midlands

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Thank Virtualrhino1
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
22 helpful votes
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I've read all of the reviews on here with great interest as I was also "Scammed" at Dusseldorf for my return flight. €54. My case is well within the dimensions for which I have sent photographs to Flybe but to no avail. Whilst you cannot escalate through the CAA you can escalate to Flybe's independent handler for escalated complaints. I...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Europe Economy Dusseldorf - Birmingham

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Thank Niall A
Cologne, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
5 helpful votes
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FLYBe send the most Rudest, the most Ignorant person they can find to challenge people's size of hand luggage and Want to charge £50 a piece of hand luggage to put in the hold. As they are having Great financial difficulties and need New owners they have decided to RIP people off for more money, I say people and you...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Europe Economy Leeds - Dusseldorf

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1 Thank john h
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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Flybe choose to decrease the size of their cabin baggage so they only allow bags smaller than the standard. My Samsonite cabin bag I use on all my trips was too large. I had to pay £50. Then the guy who was handling the payment threatened me to get me of the plane because I apparently said in my frustration...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Europe Economy Birmingham - Amsterdam

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Thank 747MEC
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 helpful votes
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Flybe chose the size of their cabin baggage smaller that the standard. Hence my cabin bag Rimowa Classic Cabin with a size of 55x40x23cm was too large. I had to pay £50. And that despite their delay of over an hour. Who compensates me for my time? Right, not Flybe. Do not book with Flybe and reject this rip-off practice.

Date of travel: February 2019
Europe Economy Birmingham - Berlin
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1 Thank Julia2202
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
43 helpful votes
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Just landed back from Amsterdam with flybe.We fly every year with the same suitcase to Amsterdam with flybe. On the way to Amsterdam our suitcases was fine,and got the flybe approval label. At the Amsterdam gate the horrible woman said we have to measure and charged 70euros to take on plane,the whole que kicked off as they charged every single...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Europe Economy Amsterdam - Birmingham

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1 review
2 helpful votes
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I have used FlyBe to travel between Birmingham and Edinburgh every 3 months for the last 2 years and have never been so disappointed. On boarding the plane today I was asked to measure my carry on (the same case I've used for the last 8 trips). As the case was slightly too large I was told to pay an...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Edinburgh - Birmingham

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2 Thank Sam G
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About Flybe
UK-based Flybe (BE) is a low-cost carrier that also holds the distinction of being Europe’s largest regional carrier. Founded in 1979 as Jersey European Airways, the airline flies to more than 100 destinations in about a dozen European countries. It also has codeshare agreements with Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Finnair, KLM and Jetairfly. Flybe’s fleet of 72 aircraft includes 50 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 planes, 11 Embraer E-175 planes and nine Embraer E-195 planes, as well as two ATR 72-600 planes operated for SAS.
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