Belfast Telegraph

Flybe profits soar despite fuel hike

Regional airline Flybe flew more passengers and saw ticket revenues improve over the past three months, despite higher fuel prices and the tough economic conditions.

The carrier, which flies from airports including Belfast, City of Derry and Edinburgh flew two million passengers in the three months to June, a 7.7% increase on the same period in 21. Average ticket income also rose by 3.4% to £62.27, with total revenues for the quarter to June up by 8.3% to £16.4 million.