Flybe Will Be Rebranded As Virgin Connect In 2020

Simple Flying | October 15, 2019

Flybe Will Be Rebranded As Virgin Connect In 2020
Announced today in a tweet, UK regional airline Flybe will rebrand as Virgin Connect in 2020. Described by the airline as the new go-to name in regional flying, the announcement was accompanied by a new website explaining the airline’s journey to become Virgin Connect.

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