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Flybe in rescue talks, 2,000 jobs at risk

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 13, 2020
Flybe is at risk of collapse, according to a report.
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Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, operates more UK domestic flights than any other, and is reportedly in talks over potential emergency financing after suffering rising losses, Sky News reported.

Topics: Flybe jobs

The news site said it was locked in crisis talks with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Transport (DfT).

Some 2,000 jobs are said to be at risk.

A Flybe spokeswoman said: "Flybe continues to focus on providing great service and connectivity for our customers, to ensure that they can continue to travel as planned.

"We don't comment on rumour or speculation."

Spokesmen for the two Government departments issued the same statement, saying: "We do not comment on speculation or the financial affairs of private companies."


 

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