Tag: Flybe

Cornwall’s winter connectivity increases with flybe

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has announced the return of flybe as the Airport continues to develop its route network. Commencing on 30 October, the regional airline will launch a 12-times weekly connection (double-daily Monday to Friday) to London Heathrow, while also adding a daily link to Man...

Southampton Airport welcomes flybe southern France services

flybe, one of the UK’s newest airlines, has launched two summer routes to France from Southampton Airport. The summer flights to Avignon and Toulon took off for the first time at the weekend. A 78-seater Bombardier Q400 will be used for the flights, which is the quietest turboprop flying tod...

Flybe’s return to the skies powered by IBS Software’s iFly Res PSS Platform

Flybe, Britain's new regional airline, has selected IBS Software's iFly Res as the backbone of its commercial operations to propel its recent launch. The launch is set to provide hundreds of jobs in Birmingham, Belfast and elsewhere in the UK. IBS Software's next-gen solution, iFly Res,...

Flybe’s first flight takes to the skies from Birmingham Airport

The new Flybe Ltd officially launched today (13th April) with its inaugural flight departing this morning from Birmingham Airport for Belfast City Airport. Today marks the beginning of up to four daily flights between Birmingham and Belfast City Centre with additional routes due to start in the c...

Flybe summer routes and schedules announced

Flybe Ltd, one of the UK’s newest airlines, is now out for sale at flybe.com with discount fares, as well as introductory offers to many new destinations, available from today. Flights will commence from 13th April 2022 with direct flights from Birmingham Airport to Aberdeen, Amsterdam, A...

Flybe announces new Birmingham Headquarters and First Crew Base

One of Britain’s newest commercial airlines in several decades, Flybe Ltd, has today announced that Birmingham Airport will be its new company headquarters and first new crew base. Amongst one of the first UK airlines to be certified by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) since Brexit, Flybe wil...

Flybe to make a return this year after collapse

By Jim Scott, thenorthernecho.co.uk AN airline which served Teesside Airport and collapsed into administration last year is set to make a return after being bought out. Flybe, which operated several flights per week from the North-East, collapsed into administration with the loss of around 2,400...

Aer Lingus Takes Over 6 Vacant Belfast City Routes

Aer Lingus Takes Over 6 Vacant Belfast City Routes

Aer Lingus Regional, has revealed plans to improve connectivity between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. The Irish airline is now the largest operator out of Belfast City. The collapse of Flybe in early March, as the coronavirus crisis was starting to affect aviation, took with it around ...

BLUE ISLANDS IS BACK! New colours, new product offerings

Blue Islands, the Channel Islands airline, announced a significant plan to restore key lost routes at Southampton Airport today, flying in an ATR72 in brand new corporate colours.  The aircraft touched down at the airport from its Jersey base at noon, as the airline confirmed four initial routes. ...

AOA: More urgent action needed to support the aviation sector

AOA: More urgent action needed to support the aviation sector

Commenting on the intended aviation tax reform consultation, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association Karen Dee said: “At a time when the aviation industry is reeling from the impacts of COVID-19 on passenger demand and the disappearance of Flybe’s vital network of regional route...

Birmingham Airport Continues to Replace Lost Flybe Routes

Birmingham Airport has announced the launch of Guernsey airline, Aurigny. The Birmingham-Guernsey service went on sale with Aurigny on Saturday 7th March via www.aurigny.com  The first new service to Birmingham will operate on Wednesday 11th March, operating daily in the late morning – initi...

BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT REGAINS CAPACITY WITH THE LAUNCH OF LOGANIAR AND EASTERN AIRWAYS

BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT REGAINS CAPACITY WITH THE LAUNCH OF LOGANIAR AND EASTERN AIRWAYS

Responding to the collapse of Flybe, Loganair has announced it will introduce three daily services from Birmingham to Aberdeen, along with a daily service to Inverness from the 16th March 2020. Additionally, Eastern Airways will offer Aberdeen to Birmingham which was formerly operated by Flybe....

Sector reacts as regional airline Flybe collapses

UK airline Flybe has gone into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk, after a bid for fresh financial support failed. Ralph Hollister, Analyst, Travel & Tourism at GlobalData: “Flybe blamed a number of external factors for its prolonged demise such as maintenance costs, the weaker p...

Flybe Collapse Threatens ‘Domino Effect’ On Jobs and Puts Regional Airports at Risk

Up to 2,000 direct jobs hang in the balance after airline's collapse The tragic developments threaten a further 1,400 jobs in the supply chain, GMB analysis reveals. GMB members working for Swissport provide ground services for Flybe at Liverpool, East Midlands, Edinburgh and Jersey airports. ...

Virgin Atlantic statement on Flybe entering administration

Virgin Atlantic statement on Flybe entering administration

Regional airline Flybe has announced that it has ceased to operate after failing to raise additional funding. A Virgin Atlantic spokesperson, said: “We are deeply disappointed that Flybe has been unable to secure a viable basis for its continuing operations and has therefore entered administ...

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