Flybe and Air France have agreed a tie-up to give their passengers access to more routes.
Flybe passengers wil have access to five additional routes between the UK and France as well as seven new domestic French routes and 11 international routes from the autumn.
Meanwhile Air France will be able to use 45 new routes from France to the UK, as well as connections through Birmingham, Manchester and Southampton on a further 17 UK domestic routes.
Jim French, Flybe’s chairman and chief Executive Officer, said: “This deal is a further milestone in Flybe’s growth. We have sought to grow our position in our next most important market, which is the European business city market.
“The deal announced today with one of the world’s pre-eminent aviation groups allows us to extend our brand reach across Continental Europe.”