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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.

Connect Airways completes Flybe takeover

Connect Airways completes Flybe takeover

22 February 2019 Airline News

A consortium led by Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Air has completed the takeover of stricken regional carrier Flybe. All Flybe assets and operations are now owned by Connect Airways and Flybe flights continue to operate as normal, according to a statement from the company.