Flybe collapse: Nationalise the airline to save jobs and connectivity
On 5th March, Flybe - Europe’s largest regional airline - collapsed, with 2,400 workers suddenly losing their jobs. Workers and passengers were given virtually no warning. Flybe sent texts out at 2am, telling anyone booked on one of their flights not to travel to the airport. No alternative flights were arranged and many workers and passengers were left stranded, unable to get refunds.