Your Scottish Airport to the World
Flybe increase flights between Glasgow Airport and Southampton
30 March 2017
Glasgow Airport has received a further boost as Flybe launch increased flights between Glasgow and Southampton.
The airline has launched an additional sixth daily week-day flight between Scotland’s largest city and Southampton.
The new and enhanced flight schedule provides more choice and greater flexibility for both business and leisure travellers while increasing capacity for additional passengers. The increase in capacity is in response to strong and growing customer demand for the route with 179,436 passengers travelling between Glasgow and Southampton in 2016.
Flybe's Glasgow Airport hub connects Southampton to many worldwide destinations including Dubai, New York and Orlando. Passengers checking-in at Southampton Airport can enjoy a seamless and hassle-free connection in Glasgow before flying onward with Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic or other Flybe flights with luggage going straight through to their final destination.
Flights between Glasgow and Southampton are equally popular with Scottish based travellers.
The major historic port city of Southampton is known as the cruise capital of the UK - but it’s worth sticking around and exploring as a destination on its own merits too. More than four million people flock to the South Coast each year to sample this maritime metropolis with its rich culture, award-winning parks and fantastic shopping.
The increase in flights to Southampton further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to Ireland with direct flights to over 130 worldwide destinations including Barcelona, Dubai, Las vegas, Milan, New York, Paris and Rome. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond.
Vincent Hodder, Chief Revenue Officer, Flybe, said: “Our new 2017 Summer schedule highlights Flybe’s ongoing commitment to providing unparalleled connectivity to regions across the UK, Europe and beyond.”
Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 20 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.
Flybe flights from Glasgow to 19 exciting destinations including Bergen, Cardiff, Exeter and Southampton can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.