Flybe’s 2018-19 winter schedule has been extended to cover flights until March 30 next year.

The regional airline’s timetable covers 125 routes with up to 2,695 flights a week throughout the UK and mainland Europe.

Highlights include Belfast City being served from Doncaster Sheffield airport for the first time in winter.

Up to seven flights a day are offered on routes from Birmingham to Amsterdam, Belfast City, Edinburgh and Glasgow, plus Manchester to Belfast City.

Winter ski route include Chambery from Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Manchester and Southampton; Geneva from Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey and Southampton; Innsbruck from Manchester and Lyon from Birmingham and Manchester

Eight winter sun routes cover Alicante from Doncaster Sheffield, Exeter, Norwich and Southampton; Faro from Cardiff and an expanded schedule from Exeter and Malaga from Norwich and Exeter.

An improved weekend schedule on key routes from Exeter sees later Sunday returns from Amsterdam, Jersey, Guernsey and Manchester and the re-introduction of weekend flights to Norwich.

Christmas and new year flights from Southampton resume to points in the French regions including Limoges, Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Nantes and Rennes in addition to a full winter schedule to Bergerac.

A Birmingham–Newquay service will run over the festive period together with extra seasonal frequency on many routes including Exeter to Glasgow, Belfast City, Dublin and Newcastle.