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Eastern Airways


152 reviews
Headquarters: Schiphol House Humberside Airport, Kirmington DN39 6YH England 011 44 870 366 9100 Website
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this company is beyond a joke. i have to fly with them regularly due to a lack of alternatives. they think nothing of cancelling flights with poor excuses or diverting you. todays announcement was made 10 mins before we were due to depart. delay due to crew shortage. they used this last time when they flew me to Newcastle rather...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Domestic Economy Middlesbrough - Aberdeen

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Cheam
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a joke this airline is! My flight was an hour late and then combined with another flight to Durham Tees. The exit row seat was taken when i boarded and the flight attendant couldn't/didn't want to do anything about it. There was no room left in the over head lockers so my bags had to be stuffed under my...

Date of travel: September 2018
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - London

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
80 reviews
42 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Eastern airways have got to be the worst regional airline in the country. Flying for Teesside to Aberdeen has also got to be the most expensive route in the UK, at around £350 for a return flight is extortionate considering you can get a flight from London or Manchester for about £50 - £60 each way. The service is also...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Middlesbrough

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Pentraeth, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Took the 40 minute flight from Anglesey to Cardiff, great experience, really slick and a fraction of the cost of the train, will definitely do it again.

Date of travel: August 2018
Domestic Economy Island of Anglesey - Cardiff
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Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Booked flight through Flybe but operated by Eastern. The staff were friendly, the flight departed 5 minutes early on the way back and left on time going. The complimentary drinks and snacks were very welcome. No issues on either journeys.

Date of travel: September 2018
Domestic Economy Leeds - Southampton
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

For some reason I feel a little guilty giving Eastern a 2 star review. But I feel that it is an extremely fair review of what I have experienced having flown with them a few times. In this review I am focusing on the return flight from Aberdeen to Humberside, but I guess that you could apply this content to...

Date of travel: September 2018
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Kirmington

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Redcar, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Flight delayed twice, I sat in the airport from 9 till 3.3, before being canelled. Yet again failing to meet schedule. I am taking the train now because I cannot trust them to complete the flight.

Date of travel: June 2018
Domestic Economy Middlesbrough - Aberdeen
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Canton, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The temperature in the cabin was very cold during the flight. Some of the staff members were kind of rude with passengers. The flight was on time, which was nice. The did give us a bag of pretzels and beverages.

Date of travel: August 2018
Caribbean Economy Cleveland - Punta Cana
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Flying between Aberdeen and Teeside is really convenient... When it happens. That last two times (both on a Monday morning, one in June, one today) I've turned up to the airport to find the flight cancelled. The time before that, come back up, the flight was delayed twice and then, when it finally did go ahead, diverted south to pick...

Date of travel: August 2018
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Middlesbrough

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Blakeney, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I took this flight on July 4th. Upon arriving at Eastern's Lounge I noticed that the flight was listed as being 35 minutes late, I asked the staff in the lounge who were unaware, made a call and said it was operational issues. The delays dragged on, went to departures where we were told that our hand luggage would need...

Date of travel: July 2018
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Domestic Economy Aberdeen - Norwich

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“Don't pay for extra leg room, there's no guarantee you'll get it.”
roomraver, 6 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Book with a different operator, eastern Airways are terrible.”
jdcarrpeterlee, 11 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Book a taxi with a local firm (get a price from them) rather than rely on the over-priced airport taxis at Cardiff”
35Hunter, 18 Sep 2018 | Read review
“Take the train”
Gramp2018, 18 Aug 2018 | Read review
“Travel by train if possible.”
joshY2213DB, 13 Aug 2018 | Read review
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About Eastern Airways
UK-based Eastern Airways (T3) operates scheduled passenger service to 21 destinations in England, Italy, Norway, Scotland and Wales. The carrier also offers a charter service and has a codeshare agreement with Widerøe (WF). Its operating bases include Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), Humberside Airport (HUY), Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME), Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA), Newcastle Airport (NCL), Norwich International Airport and Southampton Airport (SOU). Eastern Airways' fleet of 29 planes includes BAe Jetstream 41, Embraer ERJ 145 and Saab 2000 aircraft.
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