STRUGGLING airline Flybe has been compelled to cancel flights.
The sudden announcement left a whole bunch of passengers stranded at airports throughout the nation. This is what that you must know.
Why has Flybe cancelled flights?
Flybe cancelled 32 of its flights on Wednesday April three from airports, together with Belfast, Southampton, Birmingham and Aberdeen.
The airline blamed “seasonality, pilots’ finish of depart yr, Easter holidays, base restructuring and a scarcity of pilots”.
Initially, the airline couldn’t verify when operations could be again to regular, and the way they might take motion on these points.
It comes after the airline was purchased this yr, the struggling airline was purchased by Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital.
The deal bailed the airline out at a value that some shareholders mentioned was too low cost.
What occurs now?
The airline has claimed operations can be again to regular on Thursday April 4.
However it mentioned it’s going to cease flying its Embraer 195 jets out of Cardiff, Doncaster, Exeter and Norwich airports.
The discount of flights at these airports will begin this winter.
However the airline will proceed working its 78-seat Bombardier Q-400.
UK and Eire’s largest union Unite mentioned talks on proposals to put off 38 pilots and 52 cabin crew have been because of start on April 10.
The redundancies are linked to Flybe’s proposals to shut Cardiff and Doncaster bases from October 1, which has 450 employees.