Flybe awards and accolades



  • January - Recognised as the most punctual UK-based airline in the latest report on ‘Best and Worst Airlines’ issued by leading consumer watchdog Which?

                         - Achieved top ranking in Heathrow Airport's 'Fly Green and Quiet' league table as the best operator in noise and emissions performance


  • January - Rated the best UK airline for on time performance and sixth in the world in the global airlines punctuality league table by OAG


  • January - Named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the 2016 Business Travel Awards
                   - One of only two UK-based carriers to feature in the top 20 global airlines punctuality league table by OAG


  • December - Named top UK airline for punctuality in report issued by UK consumer watchdog Which?


  • October - Awarded ‘Best UK Domestic Airline’ Award at the Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards for the second consecutive year
  • January - Amsterdam Schiphol’s Airline of the Year 2012- Europe


  • October - Travel Agents’ Choice ‘Airline of the Year UK & Ireland


  • March - Chairman and CEO Jim French awarded Commercial Air Transport Laureate by US-published Aviation Week and inducted into British Travel Industry Hall of Fame
  • January - Named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the Business Travel Awards for second consecutive year


  • October - Flybe named Europe’s Number One Regional Airline and the World’s Number One Independent Regional Operator in the 2009 Airline Business magazine regional rankings
  • January - Best Short-Haul Airline and Best Environmental Contribution by a Company at 2010 Business Travel Awards


  • November - The Most Environmentally and Socially Responsible Budget Airline award at the British Travel Awards 2009
  • October - Winner of Aviation Week’s “Overhaul & Maintenance (O&M) European Airline MRO of the Year” 
                    - Environmental Supplier Awards 2009/2010 Aviation ICARUS award
  • January - Air Transport World 2009 Global Regional Airline of the year


  • December - Buying Business Travel ‘Green Diamond’ award for environmental commitment
  • November - Best Domestic Airline at the 16th Annual Scottish Passenger Agents Association (SPAA) Travel Awards
                        - The Most Environmentally Responsible Budget Airline awawrd at the British Travel Awards
  • October - Brussels Airport Environmental Award for 2008
                    - Ranked number 1 in the Sunday Times 2008 Top Track 250 of privately-owned companies.
  • September - 'Special Merit for Commitment to the Environment’ Award at the 2008 Budgie Awards
  • July - Jim French awarded 2008 Regional Leadership Award at the Global Airline Strategy Awards
  • March - Franco-British Chamber of Commerce Achievement of the Year Award
  • June - Flight International’s ‘Best Management Team 2007' Award