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News

Flybe 2.0 targeting Spring launch

The new Cyrus Capital owned airline launching under the name Flybe is targeting a Spring launch for flights within the UK and Europe. According to sources close to the airline, March is the anticipated launch month although there is apparently still a lot of work to do before it can [read more]

A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Flybe takes another step closer to its return

Flybe Ltd, the operating company bringing back the Flybe name to the skies, has taken yet another step closer to its return to flying by announcing its first base and company headquarters will be at Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB). Flybe ceased operations in 2020 after several ill-fated rescue attempts but in [read more]

G-FBEJ Embraer E195
Air Safety

AAIB raises concerns over Flybe evacuation

The report into a Flybe flight to Alicante last year that had to be evacuated on take-off has raised concerns over the evacuation after some passengers faced a “large-drop” from the Wing. The incident happened 28th February 2019 at Exeter Airport when the crew aborted the take-off after smoke started [read more]