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4th Jul 2020, 16:10
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Posted By cabsav

Bean

Your adding to the discussion you donít want to discuss.
4th Jul 2020, 12:44
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Posted By cabsav

it really was a sorry state of affairs. the...

it really was a sorry state of affairs. the statements coming from the management about the strategy working etc was truly shocking. this is a great example of certain people in high salaried...
4th Jul 2020, 12:17
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Posted By cabsav

Ha. You are probably right. except a few on here...

Ha. You are probably right. except a few on here think that flybe is still a going concern and this whole pesky administration thing is nothing more than temporary. many blame covid for its demise...
3rd Jul 2020, 17:33
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Posted By cabsav

More Flybe routes filled.

https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2020/07/03/british-airways-to-launch-london-city-belfast-city-route/

anyone still think a new start up will be able to compete against BACF,...
1st Jul 2020, 13:19
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Posted By cabsav

Either way flybe or a new form of it is a...

Either way flybe or a new form of it is a hopeless endeavour. Everything is being sold off as quickly as possible and the dream of phoenix airways is nothing more than that. I cant remember who said...
23rd Jun 2020, 16:12
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Posted By cabsav

1013

Iíll believe it when I see it.
23rd Jun 2020, 05:15
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Posted By cabsav

The investor who allowed the airline to fold is...

The investor who allowed the airline to fold is saying they haven't forgot about the airline they let fold. WTAF
18th Jun 2020, 20:55
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Posted By cabsav

As predicted, the regionals are filling the gaps...

As predicted, the regionals are filling the gaps https://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/375603/loganair-reinstates-ex-flybe-belfast-city-routes
I did hear that a select few ex flybe staff are...
17th Jun 2020, 07:25
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Posted By cabsav

It looks like but obviously could be wrong, did...

It looks like but obviously could be wrong, did it hit the 145 on a stand? My only comment but am aware to leave the facts to the AAIB, I hope they were not delay engine start on taxi. Does not seem...
10th Jun 2020, 10:10
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Posted By cabsav

Alteagod. Ha. Yes that pretty much sums up...

Alteagod.

Ha. Yes that pretty much sums up their business model.
And the hopeless management couldn't see what everyone else could. And as said before, I cannot see any of them at all the...
9th Jun 2020, 21:36
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Posted By cabsav

everyone is right here. FY 19 at £913m revenue...

everyone is right here. FY 19 at £913m revenue and no profit!!!!!! That was such an opportunity. But much more than legacy. We can list the misadventures. Why did it not get a grip years ago and...
9th Jun 2020, 17:37
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Posted By cabsav

Yes, agreed. Finding investment will be very...

Yes, agreed. Finding investment will be very tricky.
Although, easyjet have increased the Flybe Belfast route which was very busy. From Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and Manchester - all routes which...
8th Jun 2020, 09:55
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Posted By cabsav

Nothing will happen. it is gone. flybe were in...

Nothing will happen. it is gone. flybe were in desperate need of restructuring but no-one there seemed to know how to do it. now the other regionals and (easyJet) are doing that restructuring by...
7th May 2020, 13:43
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Posted By cabsav

Asset strip

It is sad for ex employees that this is now the most likely outcome.
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/flybe-sale-in-jeopardy-due-to-lockdown-and-possible-loss-of-licence-29npbg5th
Its a subscribe...
5th May 2020, 14:37
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Posted By cabsav

jobsa..

Yes, sorry, should have clarified. I meant in the current aviation climate to risk taking on a major player.
5th May 2020, 13:56
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Posted By cabsav

I get the impression that some where thinking...

I get the impression that some where thinking Flybe may be risen from the ashes. Now easyJet are doing MAN, GLA, BHX to BFS and MAN to ABZ. Who in their right mind would want to take on easyJet on...
16th Apr 2020, 13:01
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Posted By cabsav

Jobs

Yes, admittedly I donít know about the last CEO but people did seem to like him.
Just thought about another corker. Not sure how much it cost but lighting up the BHX control tower. Great use of...
16th Apr 2020, 11:08
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Posted By cabsav

Another clueless plan by the COO. £1k day off...

Another clueless plan by the COO. £1k day off payments and a bonus scheme if you stayed working for flybe. Yes, normally could work but working for a regional, you generally have your personal life...
14th Apr 2020, 10:31
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Posted By cabsav

Absolutely: As you said crazy battle with...

Absolutely:
As you said crazy battle with Loganair - Idiots.
Risk and reward agreement with Eastern that apparently cost them millions - incompetents
Hopelessly misguided cabin baggage policy that...
13th Apr 2020, 11:49
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Posted By cabsav

It is strange they didn't realise (or maybe they...

It is strange they didn't realise (or maybe they did) that the business model was just nothing more than road kill. Maybe they got convinced by the various highly incompetent senior management...
1st Apr 2020, 11:23
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Posted By cabsav

https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-flybe-admin...

https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-flybe-administrator-dashes-hopes-of-rescue-deal-11966720

It looks like itís definitely over. Feel for them as aviation will be in a terrible state for years.
9th Mar 2020, 18:31
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Posted By cabsav

pretty much sums it up

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesasquith/2020/03/05/uk-airline-flybe-collapses-again-why-governments-should-never-save-failing-airlines/
6th Mar 2020, 06:17
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Posted By cabsav

COW

She was phd level incompetent. And the board loved her, which of course means they were incompetent. in an interview she said her proudest moment was saving everyone's jobs and pensions in the...
5th Mar 2020, 05:10
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Posted By cabsav

The staff deserved so much more than the limp and...

The staff deserved so much more than the limp and incompetent management they got over the years. And it is mismanagement that is to blame. COW blamed everyone and everything when she was there,...
4th Mar 2020, 20:34
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Posted By cabsav

It looks bad. If so and the inevitable is about...

It looks bad. If so and the inevitable is about to happened; really sorry to anyone on here who is a Flybe employee.
4th Mar 2020, 18:31
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Posted By cabsav

https://www.ft.com/content/6c37bb36-5df8-11ea-b0ab...

https://www.ft.com/content/6c37bb36-5df8-11ea-b0ab-339c2307bcd4

Who knows what will happen. The above says it could go under tonight. Then the rumour of a £200m injection.
If itís a choice...
29th Feb 2020, 10:59
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Posted By cabsav

Yes, it is perfectly safe airline with i am sure...

Yes, it is perfectly safe airline with i am sure great crews but its a horrid aircraft. Thats a criticism of the vomit burp inducing design and vintage flight deck not in any way how crews operate...
26th Feb 2020, 06:13
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Posted By cabsav

To answer Bean's point on how VHF4 knows its a...

To answer Bean's point on how VHF4 knows its a badly run airline. It has lost hundreds of millions of pounds in a short space of time. It go so bad with working capital, they sold their head office...
23rd Feb 2020, 11:18
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Posted By cabsav

PDX

8 million potential passengers and cherry pick the routes. so ryanair and easy will look to see what it profitable. And lets be honest, some routes would be.Thats why other airlines can step in. The...
23rd Feb 2020, 09:28
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Posted By cabsav

VHF4 is correct. It will collapse if the owners...

VHF4 is correct. It will collapse if the owners wish it to do so. Unfortunately, it looks look like they want it to fail, strip assets and start again. Arguably, the cheapest option for them. The...
22nd Feb 2020, 12:59
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Posted By cabsav

But the question is, has that process been...

But the question is, has that process been implemented. If not, there is a reason.
22nd Feb 2020, 11:31
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Posted By cabsav

That is is optimism at its best. Did they...

That is is optimism at its best.

Did they make head office redundancies? If not, its a bad sign. As redundancies would cost money but going under wouldn't as they would pay no-one.
19th Feb 2020, 18:57
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Posted By cabsav

Easily find work!

i doubt if circa 600 pilots with most being turbo prop would easily find work. Let alone the same or more cabin crew.
14th Jan 2020, 19:53
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Posted By cabsav

This is nothing more than a stay of execution. ...

This is nothing more than a stay of execution.
where will they find the money to eventually pay the Tax. How long will circa £30m last. Itís made huge losses for years. Itíll be turned round in...
13th Nov 2018, 06:05
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Views: 15,086
Posted By cabsav

Just in the interest of balance, BALPA have...

Just in the interest of balance, BALPA have replied to the press article.BALPA response on pilot 'fear of flying' storyRelease date: 12/11/2018



BALPA has responded to misrepresented claims in...
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