Ireland-based capacity provider Stobart Air—the airline involved in an attempted Virgin Atlantic-led takeover of UK regional operator Flybe—has won a contract to operate flights to Amsterdam Schiphol on behalf of KLM Cityhopper. The move is interesting because Air France-KLM has agreed to acquire a 31% stake in Virgin Atlantic, which is seeking to boost feeder traffic to its long-haul network through its proposed acquisition of Flybe. Stobart Air is owned by Stobart Group, one ...

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