FlyBe Airline said to be on the brink of collapse :(

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Posted 13th Jan
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Hey folks, Not good news for the workers of FlyBe or those who have booked with the Airline...

Rumours are FlyBe is on the brink of collapse and that the accountancy firm EY is on standby to handle the possible administration of the Flybe Group. Also the Goverment is also said to be on standby with also 2000 jobs at risk.

The airline is based in Exeter and operates almost 200 routes in the UK and Europe.

FlyBe was only rescued last year

I have a ticket for a future flight on Flybe. What can I do?At this stage, nothing more than assume it will go ahead. Flybe says: “We don’t comment on rumour or speculation.”

But all of Flybe’s operations are going ahead as normal, and the main concern today is high winds over the Irish Sea.

Operations are said to be ''continuing as normal'' but strongly advise you check before you travel!

if/when anything changes, will update

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16 Comments
Is it important that you make the flight you have booked?
Dannyrobbo13/01/2020 08:40

Is it important that you make the flight you have booked?


Hi, Normal operations are continuing, and the airline says: “Flybe continues to provide great service and connectivity for our customers while ensuring they can continue to travel as planned.

I would 100% check before you travel though - can find all contract details here flybe.custhelp.com/app…ask
When Thomas cook went bust the travel agents arranged alternative flights at no extra cost
Argh! Just booked flights with them on Friday
Markgranto13/01/2020 10:17

Argh! Just booked flights with them on Friday


Hopefully you paid via credit card
I also just booked on Thursday. Debit card. Oh dear, hopefully annual insurance I took out in summer may cover any potential loss? We'll keep toes and fingers crossed. Flight booked to Southampton on 29th Jan to visit my brother, so not the end of the world unlike people who have holiday flights booked and will have to live with the constant stress until return home.
I am flying end of may, but it's by blue Island I think, Flybe third party,do you think I be oke
Protectmyholiday.com (not just for holidays) does airline failure insurance
joyf453613/01/2020 14:51

Protectmyholiday.com (not just for holidays) does airline failure …Protectmyholiday.com (not just for holidays) does airline failure insurance


Even more worrying. They aren't covering flybe anymore.
chocci13/01/2020 14:59

Even more worrying. They aren't covering flybe anymore.


Would You?
joyf453613/01/2020 15:21

Would You?


No. I wouldnt book with them either now so reckon they'll be going under within weeks. Even Thomas Cook denied they were in trouble to keep bookings coming in.
Edited by: "chocci" 13th Jan
nightshadeUK15/01/2020 02:09

https://news.sky.com/story/government-reaches-agreement-to-save-flybe-11908700


Even so, going forward, would you book a flight with them? I know I wouldn't.
chocci15/01/2020 05:49

Even so, going forward, would you book a flight with them? I know I …Even so, going forward, would you book a flight with them? I know I wouldn't.


Not a chance
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