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Welcome to our summer children's flybrary in the sky

Flybraries in the sky

Is it a book? Is it a plane? No, it’s our Flybrary!

We’ve stocked every flight around Europe with a range of wonderful children’s books Europe to give our younger passengers a chance to read some well-known books over the summer. 

Summer reading

We all know travelling with children can be a little stressful, particularly when trying to keep them entertained during the holidays. That’s why we’ve decided to bring some fun to summer travel with our Flybrary in the sky. 

Just look in the middle seatback pocket to find one of our favourite books for your children to enjoy. If you’d like to buy your own copy we have some great discounts on our fabulous children’s titles.

Flybraries captains

BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James and his on-air pal Chris Smith are the new faces of our new Flybrary campaign which will now be on all flights across the network from July.
The cheeky duo’s new book Kid Normal will be on board alongside classics such as The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Secret Garden, Peter Pan and many more. 

“Flying is the perfect time to read a book,” says Greg James. “There’s no distraction.” 

Kid Normal follows the adventures of a hapless kid called Murph, who following a parental mix up, starts late in the term for superheroes. He’s the only one without any superpowers, which is, awkward.
But when a supervillain attacks, it turns out Murph’s everyday strengths of friendliness, kindness and curiosity save the day. 

Look out for a copy in the middle pocket of your seatback.

Look out for these favourites on board:

Summer reading and writing

The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK. The charity’s research and analysis make it the leading authority on literacy.

The charity run projects in the poorest communities, campaign to make literacy a priority for politicians and parents, and support schools. Visit

Write a story to win flights and have your writing published!

This year – we’re bigger and better. We’re even running a children’s writing competition so kids can have their short story published in Traveller magazine and win return flights to anywhere on our network for their family. 

You have 400 words to write about your “flight of imagination.” Just finish this sentence: “I looked out the window and I saw.” You can enter by either taking a photo of the entry and uploading it to or by filling out the form on the website. Children aged 6 – 12 can enter.

Our favourite writing duo Greg James and Chris Smith will be judging the entries. Competition ends August 31. See full terms and conditions.

Greg James and Chris Smith with children, reading books on a plane.