Luxair announces Luxembourg – Manchester

Luxair announces Luxembourg – Manchester, starting next month

Luxair has announced LuxembourgManchester, with its first flight departing on 29 June, although this may change.

The 720-kilometre route will be operated by 76-seat Dash-8-400s with a block time of 1h 50m each way. 

It is now available for sale, with a return trip from EUR99 including taxes.

Routing Start date Weekly frequency Days and timings (from Luxembourg first) Aircraft Competition (WF)
Luxembourg – Manchester 29 June* 3 Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
Dash-8-400 None
* Subject to change. Source: OAG Schedules Analyser.

Luxair served Manchester as a stop en route to Dublin until 2007. The airport-pair then went unserved until 2016, when flybe launched it. 

flybe operated it until the carrier’s end earlier this year.  It used both Dash-8-400s and Embraer 175s.

flybe steadily grew seat load factor, ending 2019 with an estimated 78%, more or less its system average.  This was aided by reducing capacity by 16% versus 2017, with just 1.6% fewer passengers.

Luxair announces Luxembourg – Manchester

Source: OAG Schedules Analyser and the UK CAA.



  1. vic heath says:

    Luxair just pulled this route! I booked flight for august and they have just cancelled!

    • James Pearson says:

      That’s a shame! Hopefully it’ll come back again.

    • James Pearson says:

      It now seems that Luxair will start Manchester on 2 September, with flights bookable after this period.

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