Flybe declares bankruptcy

On 5 March, 2020, UK airline Flybe announced that all flights have been grounded and the business has ceased trading with immediate effect. 

The U.K. Civil Aviation Authority issued a statement that financially-troubled Flybe had entered administration, otherwise known as bankruptcy. The airline’s network included more than half of British domestic flights outside London.

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Flybe was extremely important for smaller airports around the UK — Mick Harper / Shutterstock

Flybe has asked customers not to travel to the airport for upcoming Flybe flights unless the customer has arranged an alternative flight with another airline on their own. Flybe is not able to arrange alternative flights for passengers and refunds are also not available. passengers who are affected by Flybe’s bankruptcy have been contacted by email. Those customers can also refer to our FAQ section. partners who are registered on’s Tequila self-service platform can find information on affected bookings there. We advise partners not registered on Tequila to register on the platform to be better able to manage their bookings.