New low-cost carrier opts for Cardiff International Airport as base
A new budget airline Flyforbeans is planning to start flying to European destinations towards the end of 2007. (3/29/2007)
A new budget airline Flyforbeans is planning to start flying to European destinations towards the end of 2007. (
The airline is to launch its first services in Europe out of
Details pertaining to routes are to be made public by the autumn. As per the information available, the airline, launched by air consultancy SkyMerlin, said these would include airports in
Three Boeing 737-300s will operate, each able to carry 148 passengers. The airline hopes to run up to 12 return flights from
Close to 100 new jobs will initially be created by the venture, with further jobs set to be added over the next three years.
Flyforbeans managing director Tim Lee said the company promised a “true low cost, no frills” approach, aimed at keeping fares as low as possible.
“We expect to see business people, families going away for weekends, people travelling to holiday homes, migrant workers, the whole mix,” said Lee. “We know there is a lot of leakage from south
“We will serve routes to eastern Europe,