Flybe's Q-Buster takes hassle out of check-in

June 2006
Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;6/23/2006 Irish Express Supplement, p17
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The article reports on major carrier at Belfast City Airport Flybe's introduction of phase one of its online check-in facility Q-Buster. Q-Buster will be available to all passengers hooking online and travelling with hand or hold luggage. Online check-in is available through Flybe website, Flybe.com. Bookings made via the Flybe call centre or via travel agents will be able to check in online from next month. Passengers with hand baggage will be able to print off their boarding card at home and then proceed straight to security when they arrive at the airport.


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