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Community Hero Nomination page

Flybe is looking to celebrate three special individuals, someone who has made an outstanding contribution to island life on Stornoway, Shetland or Orkney. Whether it be a sporting hero, a charity stalwart, volunteer, or just a really great neighbour.

The selected winner on each island will be invited to be your Community Hero and will also have an aircraft named after them in recognition of their contribution to island life.

To nominate your Stornoway, Shetland or Orkney hero, submit the form below by midnight on Wednesday 4th October 2017.

If your nomination is chosen you stand to win 2x direct return flights on any of the six Flybe routes operated by Eastern Airways’ aircraft, serving Orkney, Shetland and Stornoway.

Terms and conditions apply*

  • The following terms and conditions apply to the Flybe Community Hero Nominations by submitting your nomination form you consent to and agree to be bound by them. References to “Flybe” mean Flybe Limited, New Walker Hangar, Exeter International Airport, Exeter, Devon EX5 2BA.
  • In order to nominate someone you need to complete the online form at setting out with as much detail as possible what makes them such a remarkable individual, team or group.
  • The judging panel will then chose a Flybe Community Hero for each of Orkney, Shetland and Stornoway
  • The Nominee and person nominating them must be over 18 years of age, must not be employees of Flybe, its associated companies, their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the Flybe Community Hero Nominations.
  • The Nominee, group or team must reside on the island they are nominated for and be able to prove residence in the event they are selected as a winner.
  • Nominations must be submitted by completion of the online form found at [] by midnight on Wednesday 4th October sending as much information as possible about why they are a suitable nominee.  Flybe shall then in its sole discretion shortlist a Flybe Community Hero for each of the three Locations [Orkney, Shetland and Stornoway].  Information you submit as part of the nomination may be shared within the Flybe Group. In addition Flybe’s Privacy Policy will apply to the nominations
  • The opening date for nominations is 0001 Tuesday 12th September.  The closing date for nominations is midnight on Wednesday 4th October Entries received after this time will not be considered.  A Flybe Community Hero for each Island will be announced on the week commencing 9th October.
  • In addition to the Flybe Community Hero, the person nominating them will also win a prize.  The winning nominator will receive two return flights on any direct Flybe and Eastern Airways joint venture route (a) flights will need to be redeemed via using the promotional code; (b) flights must be booked and flown by 27/10/2018; (c) all flights are subject to Flybe's General Conditions of Carriage as updated and amended from time to time which can be found at; (d) any flights not used by this date shall result in the prize being forfeited; (e) the winner is responsible for their own passport and visa requirements and the passport and visa requirements of any person who travels with them; (f) travel insurance, accommodation and transfer are NOT included in the prize; (g) flight tickets are strictly subject to availability; (h) flights exclude travel during peak travel periods such as during sporting or music events, Christmas, New Year, school holidays or other events causing high demand on Flybe's services.
  • If the winning Flybe Community Hero is nominated by two or more nominators, those who are tied will be put into a draw and a winner randomly selected from the nominating people.
  • Flybe accepts no responsibility for nominations not successfully received due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure of any kind.
  • It is free to make a nomination.  No purchase is necessary.
  • The judging panel at Flybe will select the most appropriate Flybe Community Hero for each Island.  The nominating persons will also be selected as a result of this. Flybe’s decision in relation to all matters relating to this is final.  No correspondence will be entered into about it. Flybe reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend or amend the nominations and Flybe Community Hero selection where it becomes necessary to do so.
  • Flybe will contact the Flybe Community Hero for each of the three Locations.  Flybe will contact the Flybe Community Hero to notify them that they have been selected. Provided the Flybe Community Hero selected agrees to take part they will then accept the winner’s prize.  Provided they accept the nominating party will also will the nominating party prize.  All winners may be required to participate in publicity related to the prize draw which may include the publication of their name and photograph in any media.  If a winner does not respond to Flybe within 4 days of being notified by Flybe, then the winner's prize will be forfeited and Flybe will be entitled to select another winner for the relevant Island in accordance with the process described above.
  • The prize for the winner of the Flybe Community Hero for each Island will be named as a Flybe Community Hero and will win a package including flights and an aircraft being named after them.
  • The prize for the winners are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.
  • Flybe reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter's control makes it necessary to do so.
  • Insofar as is permitted by law, Flybe, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
  • Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.
  • The prize draw will be governed by English law and entrants to the prize draw submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.
  • The Promoter of this competition is Flybe of New Walker Hangar, Exeter International Airport, Clyst Honiton, Exeter, Devon EX5 2BA.