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Flybe named top airline

Monday 28 June 2010

Flybe, which has its HQ at Exeter, is celebrating being rated the top UK airline in a poll conducted by consumer Watchdog Which? Holiday. Flybe topped the charts for UK short-haul airlines trumping the likes of British Airways, BMI and Easyjet as well as Ryanair.

The survey, conducted using a sample of 5,745 people, rated airlines on areas including; cabin staff, cleanliness, seating arrangements, leg room, cabin baggage allowance, checked bags allowance, dealing with delays and value for money.  

Flybe triumphed scoring 62%, receiving top marks for cleanliness and seating arrangements. The airline also scored high points for their cabin staff, leg room, cabin baggage allowance, checked in bags allowance and the way in which they deal with delays.

Mike Rutter, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer says: “Flybe is extremely proud and delighted to have been named the top UK airline in the Which? Holiday popularity poll, especially receiving top marks in the cleanliness and seating arrangements categories.

“I would like to thank our staff who work tirelessly to provide our passengers with first class customer service at affordable prices, and our loyal passengers for helping us to accomplish these fantastic achievements.”

Details of the survey can be found at: www.which.co.uk/airlinesurvey

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