British Airways takes over Flybe’s 12 daily Heathrow take-off slots – which could cause problems!
British Airways is the big winner from the collapse of Flybe as it has been given the 12 daily Summer slot pairs at Heathrow used by the airline. Given that Air New Zealand received £20m for its .....
11 March 2020 by Rob Burgess • 108 comments
Aurigny starts flights on two Flybe routes to Birmingham and Exeter
We wrote last week about how Loganair, Eastern and Blue Islands were stepping in to pick up various ex-Flybe routes. Aurigny, the small Channel Islands airline, has now announced that it will restart .....
10 March 2020 by Rob Burgess • Leave a comment
Flybe – some interesting hard numbers on what has been lost
I don’t usually drop in external commentary, but I was sent this article from travel data and analytics group Cirium and I thought it was worth running. There are a lot of ‘facts’ .....
5 March 2020 by Rob Burgess • 16 comments
Good news as Loganair, Eastern and Blue Islands pick up many Flybe routes
There are three pieces of good news today for ex-Flybe customers. Loganair to start flights on 16 ex-Flybe routes Scottish airline Loganair has announced that it will pick up 16 Flybe routes. .....
5 March 2020 by Rob Burgess • 43 comments
Virgin news: Extra Havana flight added, buy cheap miles with ‘Miles Booster’
There are three pieces of Virgin Atlantic news today: Virgin Atlantic adds a third weekly Havana service Havana appears to be playing an increasingly important part in the Virgin Atlantic route .....
20 February 2020 by Rhys Jones • 48 comments
Virgin news: the new A350 Upper Class tray table, 50% bonus buying Flying Club miles
Here are some exclusive pictures of the new Virgin Atlantic A350 tray table! There is a lot to like about the new Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Suite which launched on the A350 last year. Here is .....
12 February 2020 by Rob Burgess • 96 comments
Flybe launching flights from London City Airport to Luxembourg
With zero publicity, Flybe is launching a new route from London City to Luxembourg on 29th March. There will be three flights per day during the week, competing with the existing and well established .....
3 February 2020 by Rob Burgess • Leave a comment
Some Flybe flights now bookable (cheaper!) via Virgin Atlantic
We have, slowly, some proof that the integration of Flybe into the Virgin Atlantic schedules is beginning to gain traction. You can now book some – not all, but some – Flybe flights via .....
16 January 2020 by Rob Burgess • 81 comments
BREAKING: Is Flybe on the verge of administration (again)?
Sky News reported very late last night that Flybe is believed to be on the brink of administration. Regular readers will know that Flybe was acquired last year for, virtually, nothing (£2m) by a .....
13 January 2020 by Rob Burgess • 80 comments
Flybe announces its first Summer flight schedule under Virgin Atlantic ownership
Flybe has launched its Summer schedule for 2020, which will be the first to reflect its new focus under Virgin Atlantic ownership. Seven new routes have been announced. Having attended the Virgin .....
15 November 2019 by Rob Burgess • 194 comments
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