Newcastle Airport announces new routes!

Exciting news for holidaymakers living near Newcastle; the Geordie airport has announced a whole range of new routes!

Not only has Thomas Cook’s route to Hurghada made a return, but FlyBe has revealed that they are implementing a number of new weekend routes. The first flight to Hurghada took off this week, and journeys will leave every Monday until April 2018. Tickets are already on sale and prices range from £119.99 for a one way stint, right up to £600 per person for a 7 night all inclusive package.

It is clear to see that Newcastle Airport is focused on the implementation of new routes, as this news comes shortly after the the release of new flights to Almeria and Paphos which began in May.

James Burrows, aviation director for Thomas Cook Airlines, said: “This is a really exciting year for us in Newcastle, with great new routes for both independent travellers and package holiday customers alike.

“Together with Newcastle Airport, we’re going to more great destinations to give our customers even greater choice for their hard-earned holidays.”
Europe’s largest regional airline, FlyBe, have also recently began operating 8 new routes to regions of both France and Italy from Newcastle Airport via its leisure hub at Southampton. These seasonal flights will run every weekend up until September 3 2017 and deliver passengers to cities such as Avignon, Bergerac Dordogne, La Rochelle, Limoges, Nantes, Rennes, Toulon-Hyères and Verona.

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s chief revenue officer, said: “We are delighted to introduce the new Southampton leisure hub to our Newcastle based passengers this summer. It further enhances the ever growing number of connections available to our customers wanting to enjoy fast, convenient travel farther afield from their local airport.”

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