Flybe is set to return to the skies from early 2022 serving locations across the UK and Europe from its new Birmingham hub.
After Flybe entered administration in March 2020, the airline was then acquired by Thyme Opco in April 2021 and is now known as Flybe Limited.
Birmingham Airport will act as the carrier’s headquarters and main hub. The new routes and destinations will be announced in the coming weeks.
Dave Pflieger Flybe CEO commented:
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Birmingham Airport (BHX), the City of Birmingham, and the Mayor of West Midlands to make BHX the location of our new headquarters and first crew base.
“It was an ideal choice for us due to its great people and highly skilled workforce, its central UK location, and the fact that Birmingham Airport is a global travel hub where local and connecting customers have access to over 150 worldwide destinations. Today’s announcement marks the culmination of over 12 months of dedicated hard work by all involved, and it would not have been possible without the support of the CAA and the UK Government.”