Thames Valley Police have confirmed they are to launch a fraud probe into the Varsity Express airline following its collapse last week. The venture – which offered passengers flights between Edinburgh and Glasgow – collapsed after just one week, with allegations from customers over financial irregularities.
Europe’s latest low-cost airline has started running services today. Varsity Express, which becomes the only airline to fly between Oxford and Edinburgh, is being masterminded by Martin Halsted, the 23-year-old airline entrepreneur dubbed “Baby Branson”.
An airline entrepreneur dubbed “Baby Branson” after launching a low-cost carrier as a teenager is back in business following the collapse of his first venture. Martin Halstead is launching Varsity Express next month, offering flights between Oxford and Edinburgh.