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Low cost airline Flybe has confirmed the extension of the London City Airport to Cardiff service.
The route was initially a 6 week temporary service, but due to popular demand, especially with the business community the service has been extended into the summer.
The route takes just under an hour and from March 27, 2017, there will be up to two flights operating daily, 7 days a week, between the two cities.
Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s chief revenue officer, said: “It is good news for the route that is receiving such positive support from the business community.
"We look forward to seeing demand continuing to grow, to allow it to become a firmly established route on our Cardiff schedule.”
Managing director of Cardiff Airport, Debra Barber, said: “[The service is]….proving to be a real time saver and an exciting prospect for companies who want to do business in Wales.
“A city service is an important link between both capitals.”
The route has proven very popular with customers with many noting the short travel time and hassle free nature of the route. The route is also attracting far more business visitors in to Cardiff, the Welsh Capital, as well as leisure travellers coming to Cardiff.
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Published 20 January 2017