Flybe will boost peak capacity on its London City-Edinburgh route this winter.
From 1 December, Flybe will draft in a 98-seat Stobart Air jet to enhance the service.
The carrier’s winter programme, which got under way on Sunday (27 October), will operate through 28 March 2020 offering 208 Edinburgh flights a week from nine departure points.
These include 24 flights a week from London City and a sixth daily Heathrow-Edinburgh flight introduced in the summer.
It comes ahead of Flybe’s proposed rebrand as Virgin Connect following its acquisition earlier this year by Virgin Atlantic-led consortium Connect Airways, of which Stobart Air is also a member.
Roy Kinnear, Flybe chief commercial officer, said: “This winter, we are especially delighted to give those customers travelling with us to London City from Edinburgh an enhanced service by adding some jet services on this important business route at peak times.
“Our schedule is built around providing our customers with a wide choice of convenient travel options to the destinations they want. These include those that also offer lots of possible connections for onward travel both domestically and, through our many airline partners, to the rest of the world.”
Flybe flies to Edinburgh from Belfast City, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Knock, London City, Heathrow, Manchester and Southampton airports.