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User currently offlineBMIE70 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 109 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 8 months 2 days ago) and read 1358 times:

FlyBE are offering flights for Saints Fans to Humberside and Newcastle airports on the weekends when Southampton FC play Hull and Sunderland respectively.


The airline will also be flying the first team to and from both games. For the Sunderland game the team will depart Southampton International Airport at 13.00 on the 10th November and will make their return on the 11th, departing at 20.30. For the Hull City match, the team will leave Southampton at 13.20 on the 1st December, and will depart Humberside Airport at 20.30 on the 2nd.

Flybe’s Director of Marketing, Simon Lilley said: “We understand that for Southampton fans to travel to an away match in the North East of England is a real investment of time so we are thrilled to be offering fans an efficient and cost effective option.”


Do they or have offered similiar flights for Birmingham City and Exeter fans as well?

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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 12167 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 2 days ago) and read 1351 times:

Yes, FlyBe flew the Exeter team up to Manchester I seem to remember, when they played Manchester United a while back. Also Air Southwest has flown Plymouth Argyle to a few of their more distant games, and likewise other teams have flown down to Plymouth, that was on Emerald Airways who now seem to be defunct.

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User currently offlineBa757gla From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 760 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1299 times:

Could HUY -SOU actually work as a full time route?

User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25347 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1280 times:

Quoting Ba757gla (Reply 2):

Probably not. HUY has an absolute tiny catchment area

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User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4949 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1230 times:

Quoting Ba757gla (Reply 2):
Could HUY -SOU actually work as a full time route?

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 3):
Quoting Ba757gla (Reply 2):

Probably not. HUY has an absolute tiny catchment area

I do think HUY-SOU may be able to work on Eastern as long as there is no DSA-SOU flight. But I think Flybe will anounce DSA-SOU within a year

Still good to see Flybe at HUY, even if it is just two flights

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