Flybe has introduced plans for 2 “new” routes to the Isle of Man.
The regional provider has beforehand served the British Crown Dependancy – together with a route from London Heathrow – however that is the primary time the airline could have provided flights to and from Isle of Man airport since its reincarnation in April this yr.
From the tip of October Flybe will provide a five-times-weekly service between Heathrow and the Isle of Man, in addition to six-times-weekly flights from Belfast Metropolis.
In an announcement Isle of Man airport’s director, Gary Cobb, mentioned:
“We’re very joyful to welcome Flybe to the Island and the routes present the continued energy of the restoration to the aviation trade and passenger volumes to our airport.
“We imagine these routes will add alternative and suppleness of which might solely be of profit to the Island – one thing which I do know is welcomed, primarily based on buyer suggestions.”
Loganair additionally flies between Heathrow and the Isle of Man, having resumed the route in Could this yr – the provider additionally flies between the island and Birmingham, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London Metropolis and Manchester.
In the meantime Easyjet serves the island from Belfast Worldwide, Bristol, Liverpool, London Gatwick and Manchester.
Flybe just lately introduced plans to launch flights from Newquay to Heathrow and Manchester this winter.