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Flybe to be saved from bankruptcy after it is bought out by a Cyrus Capital affiliate

Bankrupt British airline Flybe is on track to return to the skies in early 2021 after Monday's announcement of its…

Former Flybe Dash 8 slams into parked Loganair Embraer ERJ-145 at Aberdeen Airport

On 16 June, a former Flybe De Havilland Canada Dash DHC-8-400 (registered G-JECK) was being prepared for departure after long-term…

Ryanair launches £19.99 rescue fares for Flybe customers

Ryanair launched rescue fares starting from £19.99 on 5 UK routes to accommodate customers affected by Flybe’s collapse. These low…

[Analysis] Coronavirus outbreak accelerates airlines industry consolidation; conserving cash key to survival

Only European airlines with strong shareholder backing and full access to capital markets are likely to survive the industry’s latest…

Loganair steps in to safeguard UK air routes after Flybe collapse

Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, has reacted to the closure of Flybe by announcing plans to safeguard UK regional connectivity by taking…

Flybe enters into administration

On 5 March 2020, struggling British airline Flybe entered into administration after the airline failed to secure a taxpayer loan…

Flybe’s struggle for survival reaches climax; requests government bailout

Flybe has informed the government that its fragile financial state means it may not survive amid the current fall in…

Ryanair calls on UK Chancellor of the Exchequer to extend Flybe APD exemption to all UK airline competitors

Ryanair, which is the largest passenger airline operating to and from the UK today (Thurs, 16 Jan) wrote to Chancellor…

Flybe: “We don’t comment on rumour or speculation.”

Britain's biggest regional airline Flybe is trying to secure a rescue deal that would prevent its collapse, aviation industry sources…

Flybe will become Virgin Connect

In 2020, British regional airline Flybe, based in Exeter, England will become Virgin Connect. In February 2019, the airline was…

Connect Airways receives EC approval for Flybe acquisition (subject to conditions), securing the airline’s long-term future

European Commission formally approves Connect Airways acquisition of Flybe, Stobart Air and Propius Connect Airways must give up slots at…

Flybe (operated by Stobart) stops flying between Southend and Antwerp after 31 August

As already announced yesterday in our forum, Flybe will stop flying the route between London Southend and Antwerp after 31…

Flybe refuses boarding to a group of disruptive young people at Amsterdam Airport

On 30 June, a group of young people related to YouTuber and beauty influencer @KaiserCoby was denied boarding on Flybe…

Connect Airways announces the appointment of Mark Anderson (VP Customer at Virgin Atlantic) as CEO

The Board of Connect Airways Limited, the company jointly owned by Virgin Atlantic Limited, Stobart Group and funds managed by…

Flybe cancels dozens of flights after “crewing issues”

Today (3 April), British regional airline Flybe was forced to cancel dozens of flights due to crewing issues. The airline…

[Video] Emergency evacuation initiated on FlyBe Embraer 195 after smoke and haze filled the cabin

On 28 February, a FlyBe Embraer ERJ-195LR (G-FBEJ) was lined-up and ready for take-off on runway 26 at Exeter Airport.…

Connect Airways completes Stobart Air and Flybe acquisitions

Connect has acquired Stobart’s regional airline and aircraft leasing business for £40million, and completed the purchase of Flybe for £2.8million.…

A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 diverts to Birmingham Airport after engine failure

On 7 February, a Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 registered G-JECX took off from Manchester Airport (United Kingdom) to operate…

Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group take over ailing Flybe

Flybe is being bought for £2.2m by a consortium known as Connect Airways including Virgin Atlantic (30%), Stobart Group (30%)…

Flybe launches London City Airport route to Newcastle

The new route takes passengers right into the heart of London. Commuters from the north-east of England can now reach…

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