Flybe is Europe's largest regional airline. We operate more UK domestic flights than any other airline and we are the largest scheduled airline, measured by air traffic movements, at Belfast City, Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports. 
TypePublic
HQClyst Honiton, GB
Founded1979
Size (employees)2,388 (est)
Websiteflybe.com
Flybe was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Clyst Honiton, GB
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Flybe Office Locations

Flybe has an office in Clyst Honiton
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Flybe Financials and Metrics

Flybe Revenue

Flybe's revenue was reported to be £752.60 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

752.6m

Net income (FY, 2018)

(9.4m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

29.1m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(14.8m)

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

86.7m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

74.4m94.2m135.3m152.9m183.8m205.3m227.1m231.2m244.4m267.3m304.5m367.5m535.9m572.4m570.5m595.5m615.3m614.3m620.5m574.1m623.8m707.4m752.6m

Revenue growth, %

(7%)9%

Cost of goods sold

65.0m79.5m116.2m131.9m161.8m192.1m220.4m193.8m216.0m219.0m273.6m313.8m450.0m513.6m

Gross profit

9.4m14.6m19.1m21.0m22.0m13.2m6.6m37.3m28.4m48.4m30.9m53.7m85.9m58.8m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.5m6.8m7.4m1.9m3.0m8.7m5.4m2.2m11.4m37.0m32.8m136.2m67.4m56.6m54.1m87.7m59.7m47.5m211.8m188.8m163.6m115.1m86.7m

Accounts Receivable

6.6m9.5m13.8m15.2m21.3m28.2m29.9m28.1m33.0m18.8m15.3m43.7m34.9m34.5m30.8m34.0m44.3m37.6m28.4m34.9m36.3m108.0m90.7m

Inventories

2.3m2.9m2.1m3.7m3.9m5.6m5.7m7.2m5.0m6.2m5.9m7.0m7.3m7.5m6.1m5.8m6.6m6.8m6.8m7.1m6.4m6.3m7.6m

Current Assets

21.3m24.2m27.6m29.4m36.4m55.2m53.7m62.2m76.9m111.7m94.8m228.4m151.8m156.6m142.6m216.4m170.4m159.7m304.8m308.3m281.1m255.4m195.5m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

2.5m3.4m2.7m6.3m1.0m(10.1m)(16.9m)285.0k4.1m12.4m(7.9m)(19.9m)34.9m4.1m22.2m3.8m(6.4m)(42.2m)8.5m(23.7m)6.8m(55.3m)(9.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6m4.9m15.2m7.1m10.0m1.7m1.4m1.6m46.5m12.9m31.0m30.4m(430.0k)22.2m14.9m18.1m3.0m(3.0m)(5.5m)30.1m64.1m18.3m13.8m

Dividends Paid

414.0k907.0k454.0k99.0k3.0k1.0k1.0k1.0k1.0k

Cash From Financing Activities

(6.5m)(5.0m)4.5m(4.9m)(1.5m)308.0k15.8m3.8m(29.9m)25.9m(23.3m)26.1m(70.3m)(37.6m)(26.4m)58.9m10.3m16.0m137.7m5.5m(14.9m)56.2m(26.7m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

315.2k

Financial Leverage

6.6 x
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Flybe Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Available Seats

12.16 m11.10 m10.30 m11.30 m

On-time Performance

85.2%87.6%84.5%85.4%

Passenger Load Factor

61.4%69.5%75.2%72.6%

Routes

242 194 218
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Flybe Online and Social Media Presence

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Flybe News and Updates

Flybe shares nosedive as Virgin-led consortium ups takeover offer

Flybe shares nosedived again this morning as shareholders reacted to news they will not get a vote on a revised bid for the business from a Virgin-led consortium. Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and US private equity firm Cyrus Capital tabled a £2.8m bid for Flybe Limited and Flybe.com today after…

Stobart's former CEO buys 10 pct stake in Flybe - Sky News

Andrew Tinkler, the former chief executive officer of Stobart Group Ltd, has acquired a stake of about 10 percent in British regional carrier Flybe Group Ltd, Sky news reported on Friday.

Virgin Atlantic consortium agrees to buy Flybe

A consortium led by Britain's Virgin Atlantic on Friday said it will buy ailing no-frills airline Flybe for USD 2.8 million. The group, which includes infrastructure specialist Stobart and investment firm Cyrus Capital Partners, said in a statement that their joint venture Connect Airways will pay j…

UPDATE 2-Virgin Atlantic buys UK airline Flybe for cut-price $2.8 million

* Richard Branson's airline teams up with Stobart, Cyrus Capital

Flybe shares crash on cut-price offer from Virgin-led consortium

Struggling airline Flybe is set to be picked up in a basement bargain deal from a Virgin-led consortium that values the budget business at just £2.2m. Shares were sent crashing 80 per cent this morning on news of the offer from Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Aviation and US private equity firm Cyrus Ca…

Virgin Claims Flybe in Bargain Rescue of Troubled U.K. Carrier

Virgin Atlantic Leads Rescue Deal for Flybe, Backed by Stobart
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Flybe Company Life and Culture

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Flybe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Flybe founded?

    Flybe was founded in 1979.

  • How many employees does Flybe have?

    Flybe has 2,388 employees.

  • What is Flybe revenue?

    Latest Flybe annual revenue is £752.6 m.

  • What is Flybe revenue per employee?

    Latest Flybe revenue per employee is £315.2 k.

  • Who are Flybe competitors?

    Competitors of Flybe include Heathrow Airport, ExpressJet Airlines and Easyjet.

  • Where are Flybe offices?

    Flybe has an office in Clyst Honiton.

  • How many offices does Flybe have?

    Flybe has 1 office.