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Government agrees Flybe rescue deal

Government agrees Flybe rescue deal

15 January 2020 Airline News

The British government has agreed a deal to keep regional airline Flybe in the air. Thought to include deferred payment of air passenger duties, the move has been criticised by environmentalists and rival airline executives.

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

15 October 2019 Airline News

Connect Airways chief executive, Mark Anderson, was today joined by over 200 Flybe leaders for the long-awaited unveiling of the airline’s new name. As it enters a new era, the carrier will now fly under the Virgin brand with the name, Virgin Connect.

Anderson to lead Connect Airways

Anderson to lead Connect Airways

13 June 2019 Airline News

Mark Anderson has been appointed chief executive of Connect Airways. Jointly owned by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and fund manager Cyrus Capital Partners, the new entity will take control of struggling regional carrier Flybe.