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Anderson to lead Connect Airways

Anderson to lead Connect Airways

4 days ago 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.

Virgin Atlantic launches hidden disabilities scheme

Virgin Atlantic launches hidden disabilities scheme

18 February 2019 Airline News

Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a hidden disabilities scheme across its networks. Offered to passengers at no extra cost, the scheme ensures the airline provides extra assistance to those who may need it without them having to ask.