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Flybe

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BE
BEE
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Yes

Flybe DHC-8-402Q Q400
Flybe
Jack Walker House
Exeter International Airport
Exeter
Devon EX5 2HL
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel.: +44 1392 366669
Fax: +44 1392 366151
Email:
Website: www.flybe.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Rosedale Investments (49.6%); British Airways (15%); Quantum Partners (3%); employees
Shareholding: FlyBe Nortdic (60%)
Base: Exeter (EXT)
Hubs: Aberdeen (ABZ), Belfast (BHD), Birmingham (BHX), Jersey (JER), Isle of Man (IOM), Newcastle (NCL), Nottingham (EMA), Glasgow (GLA), Guernsey (GCI), Inverness (INV), Manchester (MAN); Southampton (SOU)
Ops start: November 1979
Alliances: Air France, British Airways, Etihad
FlyBe operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 14 x Embraer ERJ 195
  • 9 x Embraer ERJ 170 (+26 planned)
  • 45 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 (+14 planned)

Chief Executive:
Flight ops Director:
Chief Commercial Officer:
MD FlyBe UK:
MD FlyBe Europe:

Jim French
Andrew Knucley
Mike Rutter
Andrew Strong
Mike Rutter

Name Alias
IATA
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FlyBE  
BE
BEE
United Kingdom Exeter 2002-
15% stake purchased by British AW in 3/07 as a result of BA Connect sale to FlyBE. IPO launched on 10/12/10 (with British AW expected to purchase 15% of shares). Planned in 2/13 to set up a subsidiary FlyBE Ireland in partnership with Ryanair using 9 A320, to be set up if Ryanair's bid to take over Aer Lingus is successful. Merger talks held in 2/13 with Estonian Air.
British European Jersey European Airways
JY;BE
JEA;BEE
United Kingdom Exeter 2000-2002
81% acquired in 2001 by Walker Aviation (through Rosedale JW Investments, a family trust established to oversee the estate of former Blackburn Rovers Football Club chairman Jack Walker) with CEO keeping 9%. Renamed FlyBE. on 18/7/02 (legal change of name on 1/12/05).
Jersey European Airways JEA
JY
JEA
UNITED KINGDOM.Jersey Jersey/Exeter/Blackpool 1979-2000
Renamed British European 1/6/00.      
Intra Airways  
JY
UNITED KINGDOM.Jersey Jersey 1969-1979
Formed in 1/69 by two BUA pilots, starting charter ops. Began scheduled ops in 4/71. 55% acquired in 2/75 by Bernard Haddican through McDonald Aviation. Reorganized in 1/79 as a joint venture between Fields Aviation and Aviation Beauport, then trading Express Air Services (qv) from 1979. Became JEA on 1/11/79

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