Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’
Flybe launches seasonal flights from East Midlands to Chambery.
Flybe now flies from Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Europe’s regional airlines face challenging future; how will bmi regional, CityJet, Minoan Air and OLT Express fare in 2013?
Europe’s regional airlines have had an interesting 2012 with some major developments scheduled for next year. Which are Europe’s leading regional airlines according to ERA and which have seen traffic grow (and fall) in 2012 so far?
Ryanair celebrates in Katowice and announces new routes from Lublin; Bengaluru Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s 747-8; Flybe celebrates in Exeter with paella
Ryanair didn’t launch any new routes in the last week, but the airline had reasons to hold three other celebrations across Poland. On the other side of the globe, Lufthansa paid a special visit to Bangalore, while in the UK, Exeter and Flybe celebrated with a giant paella.
Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in
Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?
Flybe now served Glasgow and Edinburg from East Midlands Airport, taking over from bmibaby.
Exeter-based Flybe is actually over 30 years old but has been constantly evolving. We examine its position in the UK domestic market, reveal which of its major bases are growing fastest this summer, and summarise which routes it has added and dropped in the last 12 months.
Flybe’s franchise airline Loganair launches flights from Norwich to Isle of Man.
Flybe launches new route from Southampton in the UK to Tours in France.
Flybe starts flying from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford International Airport after bmi’s withdrawal from the market.
Flybe Nordic now flies from Stockholm Bromma Airport in Sweden to Oslo Airport Gardemoen in Norway, while Flybe UK launched three domestic routes to Newquay in Cornwall.
Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.