Flybe ceases operations and cancels all flights

Flybe ceases operations and cancels all flights

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In trouble for years, Flybe brings down the curtain. The British regional airline announced on Saturday 28 January that it had ceased operations and canceled all its flights. “We are sad to announce that Flybe has been placed into administration [judiciaire] ,tweeted the company. “Flybe is now ceasing operations. All Flybe flights to and from the UK have been canceled and will not be rescheduled”she added.

The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has asked passengers booking flights on low-cost airlines not to come to the airport. “Noting that all Flybe flights have been cancelled”, noted Paul Smith, manager, in a statement. “It’s always sad to see an airline [être placée sous] Administration [judiciaire], And we know that Flybe’s decision to cease operations will be difficult for all of its employees and customers.”Did he announce

bankruptcy in 2020

Covid-19 dealt the final blow to the British regional airline, which was already in dire straits despite state support. Flybe resumed flights only in April 2022, after going bankrupt in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, which dealt a major blow to the airline industry.

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Formerly the leader in domestic flights in the United Kingdom, the company operated 530 flights per week, notably from London’s Heathrow Airport, to British cities but also overseas such as Amsterdam and Geneva. Following the company’s bankruptcy in 2020, Flybe’s assets were acquired by Thyme Opco, a company affiliated with US investment fund Cyrus Capital.

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