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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.

Stobart confirms interest in Flybe acquisition

Stobart confirms interest in Flybe acquisition

23 February 2018 Airline News

Stobart Group has confirmed an interest in acquiring part or all or regional airline Flybe following press speculation. The logistics group and Flybe have a range of shared interests arising from Stobart’s ownership of London Southend Airport and the growing franchise arrangements between the two groups’ airlines.

CityJet signs partnership with Stobart Air

CityJet signs partnership with Stobart Air

27 November 2014 Airline News

CityJet and Stobart Air have signed a partnership agreement, both airlines announced today. Commencing on December 1st 2014, Stobart Air will operate short-haul ATR regional aircraft on CityJet’s Cardiff to Edinburgh route – which is offered twice daily – and its Cardiff to Paris route, operating once a day.

Flybe seals Stobart Air franchising agreement

Flybe seals Stobart Air franchising agreement

26 March 2014 Airline News

Flybe has announced it has reached agreement with Stobart Air, a Stobart Group business, for a five year franchising agreement at London Southend Airport. Under this new agreement, Stobart Air (formerly Aer Arann) will operate new routes from London Southend Airport in partnership with Flybe.