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New "hop on, hop off" service through Southampton

Flybe has announced a new "hop on, hop off" service through Southampton Credit: ITV Meridian

Flybe has announced a new Flyshuttle service that will give passengers the chance to fly straight from Jersey to Aberdeen, with a brief stop at Southampton and Leeds.

The "hop on, hop off" service will operate three times a day from October of this year, both northbound and southbound.

Paul Simmon's Flybe's Chief Commercial Officer said, "FlyShuttle is a convenient and affordable concept for our customers extra choice and additional connectivity for everyday air travel.

"Designed to be used as a 'shuttle bus service in the sky' all the way between Jersey in the south and Aberdeen in the north, we are again showing that we are the 'fastest way from A to Flybe', faster than road or rail- and certainly most affordable."

The total journey time between Southampton and Aberdeen will be just over three hours, including brief connection times.

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Airports and airlines warn of flight delays

Flybe is cancelling some flights Credit: Meridian

Flybe has been asked by the French aviation authorities to reduce its flying programme because of industrial action by air traffic controllers. The company is asking passengers to check its website for information.

Flybe says: "We been advised that French Unions have called for an official six-day strike scheduled to take place in France between 0400 (French local time) Tuesday 24th June and 0400 (French local time) on Monday 30th June, 2014.

The region's other airports, including Gatwick are also issuing advice.

New winter flight from Southampton to Hamburg

Flybe has announced a new route from Southampton to Hamburg Credit: Flybe Credit: PA

Flybe has confirmed that it will introduce a new service from Southampton Airport to Hamburg.

The daily route will start on 26th October this year, just in time for winter.

The regional airport has committed its growth this winter by making this announcement, as well as confirming that their popular sun routes to Alicante, Malaga and Faro will be extended through to early November.

Flights to Dublin will be available 4 times throughout the day and those looking to go to some of Europe's best ski resorts this winter will be able to catch a flight to Grenoble, Geneva and Chambery.

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