Flybe: Aviation’s comeback kid?

The industry’s landscape has experienced seismic changes in the eight months since this regional carrier collapsed. Thomas Haynes considers what form a ‘Flybe 2.0’ could assume when relaunched

A 'new' Flybe could be the latest twist in the ongoing transformation of UK regional air connectivity
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Once the UK’s third largest airline, Flybe’s failure in early March came at a time when European airlines were just beginning to face up to the realities of operating in a COVID-19 era.

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