Flybmi airline ceases operations (bankruptcy)
Unfortunately, a new European airline ceases operations. Flybmi bankruptcy, all flights were canceled. Flybmi: established on 14 May 1987 - bankruptcy 16 February 2019.
Company officials have announced that Flybmi has ceased operations, being affected by Brexit, increased spending on fuel and CO2 emissions certificates.
Flybmi has 376 employees and 17 aircraft (Embraer E135 / E145). They were flying to 25 from European destinations. Passengers affected by the cessation of Flybmi activity were informed and directed to travel agencies and insurers.
A Flybmi spokesman said: “Flybmi airline faces several difficulties, including increased fuel costs and CO2 emissions certificate.
The latter were expensive because of the EU's decision to exclude British companies from fully participating in the Emissions Trading Scheme.
"The current economic situation and the uncertain prospects for the future, severely affected by the uncertainty of the Brexit process, have led to our inability to obtain valuable flight contracts in Europe."
Flybmi recap: 522 000 of passengers carried on 29 000 of flights operated on 2018.
2018 flybmi operational network: Aberdeen, Bristol, Brno, City of Derry, Dusseldorf, East Midlands, Esbjerg, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Jonkoping, Karlstad, London Stansted, Lublin, Milan Bergamo, Munchen, Newcastle, Norrkoping, Nuremburg, Oslo, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Rostock / Laage, Saarbrucken and Stavanger.