flyBe network changes from Sep 2019

flyBe in the last few weeks gradually updated its operation for winter 2019/20 season, effective from 27OCT19. Announced by the airline earlier this year, the airline is closing following Cardiff and Doncaster/Sheffield base, while reduces Exeter base operation.

All changes is based on schedule listing up to 15JUL19, based on comparison with historical schedules. Note selected changes will take place from late-August 2019, and this post includes changes to service operated by franchise carriers.

Following routes will be discontinued:
Cardiff – Faro Last flight on 26OCT19
Cardiff – Glasgow Last flight on 25OCT19
Cardiff – Milan Malpensa Last flight on 28SEP19
Cardiff – Munich Last flight on 06SEP19
Cardiff – Rome Last flight on 07SEP19
Cardiff – Verona Last flight on 07SEP19
Cardiff – Venice Last flight on 07SEP19
Doncaster/Sheffield – Alicante Last flight on 26OCT19
Doncaster/Sheffield – Dublin Last flight on 25OCT19
Doncaster/Sheffield – Jersey Last flight on 26OCT19
Doncaster/Sheffield – Paris CDG Last flight on 25OCT19
Exeter – Alicante Last flight on 25OCT19
Exeter – Faro Last flight on 26OCT19
Exeter – Malaga Last flight on 26OCT19
Manchester – Innsbruck Seasonal service not returning in W19/20 season
Newquay – Leeds/Bradford Last flight on 25OCT19
Norwich – Alicante Last flight on 25OCT19
Norwich – Exeter Last flight on 25OCT19
Norwich – Malaga last flight on 24OCT19
Southampton – Alicante Last flight on 26OCT19
Southampton – La Rochelle Last flight on 22SEP19
Southampton – Nantes Last flight on 08SEP19
Southampton – Rennes Last flight on 24SEP19

Following routes will see Embraer E175 aircraft operating once again from 27OCT19 to 31JAN20, along with Dash8-Q400:
Birmingham – Edinburgh E175 last operated until March 2018
Birmingham – Glasgow E175 last operated until October 2017 and 3 flights in September 2018
Birmingham – Inverness E175 last operated until April 2016
Manchester – Aberdeen E175 last operated until March 2018 (E175 schedule listed until 28MAR20)

Following Embraer E175-operating service will switch to Dash8-Q400 from 27OCT19:
Cardiff – Belfast City
Cardiff – Chambery
Cardiff – Cork
Cardiff – Dublin
Cardiff – Edinburgh (Service operated by Dash8 only, instead of Dash8/E175 mix)
Cardiff – Geneva
Cardiff – Paris CDG
Doncaster/Sheffield – Amsterdam
Doncaster/Sheffield – Belfast City

Embarer E195 operations on following routes scheduled until 26OCT19 (Routes without remark represents service operated by a mix of Dash8-Q400/E175 in W19):
Birmingham – Chambery Service operated by E175 only, instead of E175/195 mix
Exeter – Chambery Seasonal service in W19 operated by Dash8-Q400, replacing E195
Manchester – Amsterdam
Manchester – Chambery Replaced by E175
Manchester – Dusseldorf
Manchester – Milan Malpensa Service operated by E175 only, instead of E175/195 mix
Manchester – Newquay Service operated by Dash8/E175 mix, switching to Dash8-only from 30DEC19
Manchester – Paris CDG
Manchester – Southampton
Manchester – Toulouse Service operated by E175 only, instead of E175/195 mix

Summary of planned Embraer E195 operation, currently listed until 31JAN20:
Birmingham – Amsterdam 4 weekly
Birmingham – Dusseldorf 1 weekly
Birmingham – Milan Malpensa 5 weekly

Other notable changes:
Birmingham – Bergerac summer 2019 season operates until 22SEP19, one-month earlier compared to summer 2018 season
Birmingham – Hamburg Embraer E175 service increases from 1 weekly in W18 to 2 weekly (E175 listed until 31JAN20)
Birmingham – Hannover Service operated by Dash8-Q400 only, instead of E175/Dash8 mix
Birmingham – Lyon Dash8-Q400 operates 1 weekly from 03FEB20, operating along with E175. Dash8 was not scheduled in W18/19
East Midlands – Amsterdam Flight number adjustment in effect from 27OCT19, from 4-digit to 3-digit
Manchester – Hannover Service operated by Dash8-Q400 only from 05JAN20, instead of Dash8/E175 mix
Manchester – Jersey Service operated by Dash8-Q400 only, instead of E175/E195/Dash8 mix
Manchester – Knock Embraer E175-operating frequency increases, Dash8-Q400 reduced
Manchester – Luxembourg Service operated by Embraer E175 only, instead of E175/Dash8 mix
Southampton – Bordeaux This route will be not be served during Christmas/New Year season in 2019/20
Southampton – Lyon This route will be not be served during Christmas/New Year season in 2019/20
Southampton – Malaga summer 2019 season operates until 28SEP19, 4 weeks earlier compared to summer 2018

Planned changes to flyBe franchise carriers for winter 2019/20 season:
London Southend – Antwerp Last flight on 30AUG19 (Stobart Air service)
London Southend – Caen Service temporary suspended from 07JAN20 to 09FEB20 (Stobart Air service). Flights on/after 10FEB20 re-opened 
Southampton – Leeds/Bradford Embraer ERJ145 replaces Jetstream J41 from 27OCT19 (Eastern Airways service)