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Flybe flight carries out emergency landing at Manchester

A Flybe (BE/BEE) flight from Edinburgh to London City has carried out an emergency landing at Manchester Airport this morning. Flight BEE1333 left Edinburgh Airport at 7:32am before declaring an emergency and rapidly descending down to 5000ft.  The aircraft, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPL, is understood to have suffered [read more]

Flybe Dash 8 G-JEDP

Flybe shares crash after profit warning

Europe’s largest regional airline, Flybe has seen its shares drop overnight by nearly 20% after investors bail out of what appears to be another European airline hitting turbulence.  The drop in shares comes after the airline warned that escalating maintenance and IT costs would mean its half-year profit would be [read more]

Flybe Embraer E190 G-FEBJ (Image: Aviation Wales)

From British European to 15 years of Flybe

On the 18th July 2002 British European officially rebranded to Flybe when the airline relaunched as a low-fares, full-service airline. So today, we look at how the airline started and what the future holds for the Exeter based carrier. British European started out in 1979 as Jersey European following the [read more]