Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what's for sale?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what’s for sale?

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.

For sale Edinburgh welcomes Turkish Airlines and Vueling; easyJet (seats), Flybe (flights) and Ryanair (routes) all #1

For sale Edinburgh welcomes Turkish Airlines and Vueling; easyJet (seats), Flybe (flights) and Ryanair (routes) all #1

Scotland’s busiest airport ranks 6th in the UK as a whole. How has demand developed in recent years, which are the airport’s busiest routes, and which are the leading airlines? How much has traffic changed on the leading routes, and what network developments are there for this summer and winter?

Flybe connects Newcastle and Bergen

Flybe connects Newcastle and Bergen

Flybe enables Newcastle to become sixth UK airport with direct flights to Bergen in Norway.


Flybe launches new routes from Birmingham and Leeds/Bradford

Flybe launches new routes from Birmingham and Leeds/Bradford

Flybe introduces two new UK-Ireland routes; resumes Exeter-Norwich flights.

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

It’s official: cakes are the ultimate way to celebrate not only route launches, but also other memorable occasions. China Southern and Flybe lead the way.

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet will increase capacity at London Gatwick this summer, ten years after it first flew between the airport and Barcelona – an anniversary celebrated with cake and champagne this week. Flybe also goes triple-daily at the airport as it celebrates three years of connecting Newquay Cornwall with Gatwick.


Flybe adds three Finnish routes from Tallinn

Flybe adds three Finnish routes from Tallinn

Flybe now #2 carrier at Tallinn airport serving a total of five destinations.

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?

Flybe (Loganair) replaces Aer Arann on Donegal routes

Flybe (Loganair) replaces Aer Arann on Donegal routes

Loganair replaces Aer Arann on Irish PSO route between Donegal and Dublin. Also launches Donegal – Glasgow service.


Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

As far as aviation planners are concerned, ‘winter’ began this week. Due to the slot allocation system common in Europe, this tends to result in many new routes being launched. But how does this winter compare with last and what new factors might influence the introduction of new routes in the near future?

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Exeter-based Flybe launched its new operations in Helsinki at the weekend having taken over Finnish Commuter Airlines. How big is the airline’s fleet and what changes has it made to the schedule and how many new routes does it plan to introduce this winter?

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe’s joint venture with Finnair to take over Finncomm’s operations sees the launch of seven new routes this week. Plus two new routes from Manchester.