Doncaster flight discounts to address parents' school holiday price hike frustration

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has taken on board media reports on the increasing frustration being voiced by parents faced with huge price hikes for school holiday travel by offering 20% off 1.5 million seats across its network.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 10:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 11:26 am
Family holilday.

Its Super Size Spring Sale is available for travel across all holiday dates between April 12 and October 19. This includes May half term, May and August Bank holidays and the six-week peak summer travel period.

The seven day sale ends at midnight tonight (Tuesday March 8, 2016) and there are still many attractive family friendly destinations still available for booking with one way fares from £11.49 at

Amongst many others, examples include Birmingham to Milan and Bergerac, Manchester to Rotterdam, Norwich to Jersey and Exeter, Edinburgh to Ireland West Airport, Knock, and Doncaster and Exeter to Paris Charles De Gaulle.

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“Flybe has committed to being the airline that champions easy, affordable and convenient travel for all and that includes doing the right thing when it comes to pricing during peak family holiday travel periods,” comments Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer.

“Having a young family myself, I fully understand the frustrations of parents being financially penalised by having to travel during school holidays. Flybe is leading by example by ensuring that families can still find holiday bargains at times that suit them.”