The E195s that entered service from the mid-2000s will all have left the airline’s fleet by 2019-2020.
Although Flybe is divesting the 118-seat E195s, it intends to make use of the longer range of its 11 smaller 88-seat E175s.
‘Faster than road or rail’ is one of the slogans used by Flybe on its aircraft to help promote the connectivity the airline provides.
In 2016 Flybe launched its first routes not touching its home market at all - from Hanover in Germany. The airline sees great opportunity in European markets.
Flybe is one of the major operators of the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400.
A Q400 undergoing maintenance at Flybe's Exeter HQ. The airline’s MRO subsidiary, Flybe Aviation Services, handles not only Flybe’s own fleet but also aircraft from third party operators.
The Flight Safety International simulators within the Flybe Training Academy at the airline’s Exeter International Airport in the UK, which also includes a cabin door trainer, 26 purpose-built classrooms and an integrated apprentice workshop.