Flybmi blames carbon costs for collapse

Midlands-based airline Flybmi has said that a Brexit-related increase in carbon costs is in part to blame for its decision to cease operations and file for administration

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Flybmi: Brexit challenges have proven to be 'insurmountable'

Midlands-based airline Flybmi has said that a Brexit-related increase in carbon costs is in part to blame for its decision to cease operations and file for administration.

In a statement issued on 16 February, Flybmi - which operates 17 regional jet aircraft on routes to 25 European cities - said that it regretted its decision, “but the challenges, particularly those created by Brexit, have proven to be insurmountable”.

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