The Flybe Group is Europe's biggest single European airlines, flying more UK flights than any other airlines. Flybe's franchise arrangements with Stobart Air, Eastern and Blues Islands enable it to achieve small local airport niches that cover 70% of the UK. Of course, not all Flybes itineraries are located in the UK.
It has a total of 81 aircrafts and 211 destinations from 80 points of origin in the UK and Europe to 15 states. Avios Flybe is a member of the Avios Flying Programme (together with British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus) and its key towns are Inverness, London City and Jersey. There are five check-in choices at Flybe.
In addition to on-line check-in, terminal check-in and self-service check-in at an terminal near an terminal, customers also have the possibility to choose automated check-in by e-mail or hand. They do this during the reservation period and Flybe will e-mail you between 36 and 15 hrs before your scheduled take-off or on your cell phone between 36 and 2 hrs before your scheduled time.
Seats are available with the possibility of choosing your place in advanced for a small charge. "The" Get More" passenger can pre-book free of charge basic seats, while "All In" passenger have the possibility to reserve basic or additional foot space. For Flybe airplanes, the minimal inclination (the space between your seats and the front seat) is 30 inch and the minimal width 17 inch.
It is possible to reserve a free place next to your own if you are afraid that the place is not suited to your needs. To do this, you must call Flybe. If you use a chargeable bank account (not a direct debit card) to make your reservation, Flybe charges a surcharge.
There are three different kinds of tickets offered by Flybe: The Justfly and Get More passenger can buy a refreshment from onboard coffee, while All In passenger are eligible for a free delicatessen and beverage. There is no in-flight maintenance system, although the included Flybe edition of Flybe includes a number of informative stories about locations within the Flybe family.
One of only two UK carriers to be included in OAG's top 20 worldwide schedule in 2016. We wrote a massive article in our weblog about Flybe's carry-on and checked bags and the associated charges. Flybe's checked-in policy.