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Average age of aircraft - 9.3 yrs, according to www.airfleets.net 07/01/18
Flybe is reported to have the following aircraft fleet:
5 ATR 72 600
56 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
11 Embraer E 175
9 Embraer E 195
Flybe started in 1979 as Jersey European Airways and in 2002 first changed the name to British European Airways and then to Flybe.
In 2006 the airline aquired BA Connect from British Airways, greatly increasing number of domestic routes.
In 2010, Flybe signed a deal with Embraer for up to 140 Embraer 175 aircraft in support of its planned European growth. Later that year the company was floated on the stock exchange, raising a further 66 million pounds towards fleet expansion.
It 2011, it was announced that in a joint venture with Finnair, Flybe had bought Finlands largest domestic airline, Finnish Commuter Airlines. Flybe is to have a 60% stake in the joint venture which is to be branded Flybe Nordic.
Flybe transported 8.8 million passengers in 2017, a 7% increase from the previous year.
23/04/14 Flybe to start domestic flights from London City Airport
Flybe has announced that from 27th of October, they will have flights between London City Airport and Inverness, Exeter, Belfast City, Edinburgh, and Dublin. Each route is expec...More
01/07/11 Flybe Announce Joint Venture With Finnair
Flybe has announced that, as the resutl of a joint venture with Finnair, they have bought Finnish Commuter Airlines, Finlands largest domestic airline. Flybe will have a 60% stake...More
23/05/11 BA, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Loganair and Eastern Airways Cancel Scotland Flights
It is being reported that British Airways, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Lopganair, and Eastern Airways have now cancelled flights to, or within Scotland tomorrow, due to the volcanic ash c...More
06/04/09 Flybe Expands at Gatwick with Dusseldorf Route
Flybe, which has been developing it's base at london Gatwick airport overthe last 18 months, has a nnounced a new route to Dusseldorf, commencing on the 22nd of June. The will 3 f...More
31/01/08 Flybe to Step Into Newcastle to Gatwick Slot
Following the announcement that Jet2 are to drop their Newcastle to London Gatwick route on 29th March, Flybe have announced they start flying the route from the 30th March. Pla...More
14/01/08 Flybe Picks up old BA Gatwick Aberdeen Route
Flybe is to pick up the London Gatwick to Aberdeen route which is being dropped by British Airways on the 30th March. Flybe are advertising flights for 30th March for 49.98 poun...More
28/11/07 Flybe add 13 new Regional Routes for 2008
Flybe are to start the following routes next year: From 30/03/07 Cardiff to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle Isle of Man to Liverpool and Newquay Newquay to Southampton, ...More
27/11/07 Flybe announce new Jersey routes for 2008
Flybe have announced two new routes for Jersey starting on 30th March next year. They are to fly from Aberdeen and Doncaster-Sheffield with the former being advertised at 49.99 ...More
03/07/07 Flybe open new routes from the Isle of Man, Newquay and Jersey, to Geneva
Flybe are to open up new winter routes for the skiing market after Christmas to Geneva airport in Switzerland from the Isle of Man, Newquay in Cornwall, and the Channel Island of J...More
07/03/07 Flybe cuts its routes from Bristol
As part of the reorganisation following their purchase of BA Connect, Flybe is to axe all its flights from Bristol airport, except for a long established route to Jersey, from 25 M...More
29/11/06 FlyBe announce new routes for summer including Croatia
FlyBe have released details fo their summer early, including13 new routes following their aquisition of BA Connect. These new routes include: Birmingham to Dubrovnik and Split ...More