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Leading regional airline offers ‘Kids & Teens’ chance to win a family holiday in supporting new Cancer Research UK campaign

6 October 2015

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (October 7th, 2015) launched an art competition to support its charity partner Cancer Research UK new Kids & Teens campaign. The competition is open to children and teenagers aged between four and 14 years of age with the first prize being 350,000 Avios to cover a seven day family holiday for four to any destination served by Flybe in Europe or the UK with flights, car hire and accommodation.

Saad Hammad, Flybe’s CEO comments: “We have been supporting Cancer Research UK for many years now and so we were keen to support them in this latest very worthwhile campaign.”

Every day around 10 young people in the UK are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens’ campaign aims to find cures and kinder treatments for children and young people with cancer.

Entrants are asked to draw or paint a simple picture that represents the joy and fun of travelling by plane to see friends and family, exploring the UK or flying on holiday to destinations served by Flybe.  

All entries should be created on A4 paper in landscape format and sent to: Flybe Art Competition, New Walker Hangar, Exeter International Airport, Exeter, Devon, EX5 2BA, and include name, age, contact email address and telephone number. All entries must be received by midnight on Friday 23rd October, 2015.

Notes to editors:
Issued by the Flybe press office:T: 0845 675 0681 E: [email protected]

About Flybe:
Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 187 routes serving 10 countries from 74 departure points, 37 UK/37 European airports* (all routes on sale Sep ’15 – Mar ‘16); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA July ’14 – July ‘15); named top UK airline for punctuality in report issued by UK consumer watchdog Which? (Dec 2014); is the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Belfast City, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Exeter, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA July ’15); operates fleet of 69 aircraft – 49 Bombardier Q400, 9 Embraer 195 & 11 E175; codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, KLM, Finnair, Aer Lingus, Cathay Pacific and Emirates; has two franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air making it only UK airline brand with 70% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA July’15); has own globally recognised Training Academy in Exeter with flight deck and cabin crew simulator facilities, 26 classrooms and 150-seat conference facility.

* Flown under the Flybe brand (27 routes/11 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and four routes and four airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)

Cancer Research UK
For further information about Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens contact press office on 0203 469 8315.