Cardiff Airport and Flybe have announced a new route from Cardiff Airport for Summer 2016. Flybe will be adding Verona to its growing list of destinations. The following is the press release from Cardiff Airport.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today put on sale its 2016 summer schedule from Cardiff Airport featuring a brand new route to Verona, in total offering passengers a choice of up to 120 flights a week.
Tickets are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges and currently available for travel from 27th March through to 30th September 2016.
The new route to Verona will operate on Saturdays. This romantic city is located in northern Italy and is particularly famous as the setting for Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, also being a ‘must see’ destination for lovers of architecture and opera.
Other highlights of Flybe’s summer schedule include increased frequencies on Milan and Faro which will both operate 4 times per week.
The launch of Verona brings the total number of Flybe routes operating at Cardiff to 14, including two winter services to Chambery and Geneva. The 2015-16 Winter ski routes will continue through to 16th April 2016 to accommodate those travelling over the Easter holiday period.
2016 SUMMER SCHEDULE FOR NEW FLYBE ROUTE FROM CARDIFF (CWL)
VERONA – operates Saturdays from 23rd April 2016
Dep CWL 1400 Arr VRN 1705
Dep VRN 1745 Arr CWL 1850
One way fares are from £37.99 including taxes and charges
Paul Simmons, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, comments: “We’re excited to confirm our new schedule from Cardiff Airport. We are confident we have created a schedule that delivers travel options that are both appealing and affordable for Summer 2016.”
Debra Barber, Managing Director at Cardiff Airport added, “We are delighted Flybe has chosen to add a fourteenth route to Verona to its Cardiff base. It is also testament to the popularity of flights to Faro and Milan that Flybe has increased frequencies to these destinations to meet demand.”
“We know customers want more choice and this announcement provides more flight options for travellers to and from Wales plus offers great value for money.”
Other Flybe routes operated to/from Cardiff during summer 16 include; Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Munich and Paris.
(Press Release from Cardiff Airport 10/11/2015)