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Flybe and Singapore Airlines announce new codeshare partnership

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Flybe has announced that Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines has become its 11th codeshare partner.

This means that regional customers using Flybe’s multi-frequency services from 19 UK airports to Manchester, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf and Paris Charles de Gaulle can book seamless onward flights to over 100 Singapore Airlines’ long haul destinations throughout SE Asia, Australasia and the US.

For those taking advantage of Flybe’s Manchester hub connections, Singapore Airlines’ long-standing daily service from there to Singapore has recently been complemented by its first ever transatlantic route between Manchester and Houston. Flybe is the largest scheduled airline measured by air traffic movements at Manchester Airport whilst Singapore Airlines is its longest serving long-haul international carrier.

The new partnership also opens up additional connections via Amsterdam, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Dusseldorf, and several of the originating cities included can now connect to Singapore Airlines’ vast array of destinations for the first time.

Additional cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Man, Exeter and London City are also available through an interline agreement between the two carriers.

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments:

“Our new codeshare agreement with Singapore Airlines is another exciting development for Flybe. It further strengthens our ability to connect our regional customers to long-haul destinations with our ‘One Stop to the World’ proposition and also serves to boosting local economies by encouraging inbound business and leisure travel.”

Sheldon Hee, Singapore Airlines’ General Manager UK & Ireland, said:

“Singapore Airlines’ new partnership with Flybe greatly increases our reach throughout the UK by improving opportunities for its regional customers to access the high quality service and comfort that Singapore Airlines is known for, all from their local airport. We are proud to keep finding new ways for UK customers to access our flights from ever closer to home.”

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