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Flybe welcomes Airports Commission consultation paper - 'Utilising the UK's Existing Airport Capacity'

11th June 2014

Flybe has today (9 June) welcomed the Airports Commissions consultation on utilising the UK's existing airport capacity.

The UK’s largest regional airline understands how vital connectivity is for the UK's economy with 80 per cent of the UK's GDP generated from outside of the M25.

Saad Hammad, Flybe’s Chief Executive, said:

"The paper released today by the Airports Commission is extremely welcome. This important consultation demonstrates how vital regional connectivity is to the airline industry as a whole.

"We pride ourselves on being the UK’s largest regional airline and offer routes from 35 airports across the UK, our regional bases connect nearly eight million passengers each year.

"We look forward to engaging with Airports Commission on this issue."