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Flybe pulls its new Isle of Man routes with just 48 hours notice

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Flybe announced yesterday that its new routes to the Isle of Man, due to launch on Sunday, have been cancelled.

The airline has pulled all Isle of Man flights from its schedule for the entire Winter schedule. The two routes due to launch were:

  • London Heathrow to Isle of Man
  • Belfast City to Isle of Man

A statement on its website blames additional delays in the delivery of planned Dash-8 aircraft. A similar reason was given for cancellations earlier in the Summer, although at the time it was stated that those aircraft would be available for the Winter timetable. Clearly not ….

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