One of Europe’s largest regional airlines, Flybe, has declared bankruptcy

first_imgThe last flights of the Exeter-based airline ended at British airports late last night, after hours of speculation that the company would cease operations. Flybe had been in financial trouble for some time, and fewer passengers due to the outbreak of coronavirus was crucial. Photo: Fb Flybe So Flybe announced today that their planes were grounded, and told its passengers not to come to the airports unless they had arranged a flight with another airline in the meantime.The airline was bought a year ago by a consortium led by Virgin Atlantic, which has invested at least £ 100 million, but Flybe needed more.center_img During the day, railway companies in the UK offered free travel to staff as well as Flybe customers for the next seven days. By the way, Flybe was founded in 1979 and was the largest regional airline, which until yesterday employed about 2000 people. Although he was primarily a regional airline, his planes also flew to some European destinations, including Croatia.last_img read more

Unai Emery confirms Arsenal players will leave club as consequence of Europa League final defeat

first_img Comment Advertisement Unai Emery confirms Arsenal players will leave club as consequence of Europa League final defeat Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 31 May 2019 7:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.1kShares Unai Emery has admitted he has to trim his squad (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hinted at a wave of departures this summer after the club failed to qualify for the Champions League.The Gunners were humiliated by Chelsea, who inflicted a crushing 4-1 defeat on their Premier League rivals in the Europa League final on Wednesday.The defeat means Arsenal will spend a third consecutive season in the Europa League and Emery’s budget is expected to be a modest £45million.Emery’s been told that he can boost that budget by player sales and the Spaniard’s hinted that there will be several departures this summer.ADVERTISEMENT Arsenal will listen to offers for Ozil (Picture: Getty)‘Our idea is to continue to carry on and improve with the young players that have arrived,’ Emery said.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Maybe some players need to leave but it’s not the moment to speak about that.’‘We have the possibility for a lot of players to improve. We have young players getting the first experience of a final and I am positive for our future with young players getting better in our way.‘I am very proud of our work, not very proud to not achieve our target, but proud of our work because I think the players did all they could to achieve our target and we are closer to other teams.‘The next year we can continue with the same team with some players coming to help us get better’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalNacho Monreal looks set to leave the club as Arsenal are yet to offer him a new deal, while Laurent Koscielny could be sold as he’s entering the final 12 months of his deal.Stephan Lichtsteiner and Carl Jenkinson are set to be release, while Aaron Ramsey joins Juventus in July.Arsenal will listen to offers for Mesut Ozil but the German’s £350,000-a-week wages are a huge stumbling block.MORE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer driving Manchester United’s interest in Chelsea starlet Reece Jameslast_img read more