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Airport & Airline

Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and Cyrus confirm offer for Flybe

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delivering enhanced connectivity to UK regions and Ireland under the Virgin Atlantic brand
The Boards of Flybe and Connect Airways, a company bringing together Virgin Atlantic Limited, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital, are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer for Flybe. Following which Connect Airways will acquire the entire issued, and to be issued, share capital of Flybe. Stobart Group will contribute Stobart Air and Propius, Stobart’s aircraft leasing business into Connect Airways.


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DXB welcomes Billionth passenger

Following the official announcement earlier today from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Airports and representatives from across the aviation sector and the emirate of Dubai gave the airport’s billionth warm welcome to nine-year-old Arjun and his family who arrived this morning from Orlando, Florida on Emirates flight EK220

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Newcastle launches London City Airport route with Flybe

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New route takes passengers right into the heart of London
Commuters from the north-east of England will be able to reach the heart of London and its transport connections with ease from Monday 7 January, which sees the official launch of a double-daily direct air service to London City Airport from Newcastle with Flybe.


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Flybe confirms Summer sun flights to Palma from Doncaster

Leading regional airline expands 2019 Summer schedule with weekly flights to Palma Mallorca
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has confirmed that it has expanded its 2019 Summer schedule from Doncaster Sheffield Airport with the addition of a weekly flight to Palma Mallorca which starts on 29th May 2019. Seats are available for booking now at www.flybe.com.


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Finnair boost flights from London for Summer 2019 with a new daily service

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Finnair Airbus A330 introduced as second wide-body aircraft on flights from Heathrow to Helsinki
Finnair will boost capacity on its highly popular Heathrow to Helsinki service from March 31, 2019 for the summer season.  
The award-winning Nordic carrier will operate a new daily frequency on the route by adding an extra daily service for customers flying between the two capitals increasing seats by over 20 per cent a day.


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