Media update on dsruption and cancellations caused by Icelandic volcanic ash

Media update on dsruption and cancellations caused by Icelandic volcanic ash

Flybe, the UK’s Biggest Domestic Airline, can confirm the following headlines from this morning’s flying schedule:

  * 565 flights were due to operate today from Flybe’s 38 UK airports.
  * As of 0900, 149 flights had been cancelled, with the likelihood of the overwhelming majority of remaining flights also being cancelled.  .
  * 24,764 passengers have been or will be offered alternative flights or refunds, depending on their position.
  * 70 of Flybe’s 71 aircraft have been grounded.
  * Flybe operational staff are liaising closely with NATS and Metrological colleagues and will issue further updates as the situation develops.