UK-based regional Flybe will focus its fleet on the Bombardier Q400 turboprop for the foreseeable future, the airline said May 16. Flybe has confirmed plans to dispose of its nine Embraer E195s, which will leave the fleet by April 2020. After reviewing regional aircraft options, the Exeter-based company has concluded the Q400 is the best core aircraft for its current and future needs. Flybe has said for some years its fleet is too large and has been slowly slimming its inventory. Over ...

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