Flyglobespan

In Administration -  December 2009

'No Frills' Airlines

Flyglobespan is one of the 'no frills' airlines that has been flying in and out of Edinburgh Airport since 2002.

Boeing 737-8BK above the Firth of Forth between Granton and Cramond, approaching Edinburgh Airport, on Flyglobespan flight GSM448 Palma to Edinburgh, August 24, 2009       Boeing 737-7Q8 above the Firth of Forth between Granton and Cramond, approaching Edinburgh Airport, on Flyglobespan flight GSM472 Malaga to Edinburgh, August 24, 2009

This follows on from the success of Ryanair and easyjet since the 1990s.

Airbus A319-111 above the Firth of Forth between Granton and Cramond, approaching Edinburgh Airport, on easyJet flight EZY6906 Geneva to Edinburgh, August 24, 2009       Boeing 737-8AS above the Firth of Forth between Granton and Cramond, approaching Edinburgh Airport, on Ryanair flight FR5578 Alicante to Edinburgh, August 24, 2009

 

Flyglobespan in Administration

However, it was announced on December 16 2009, that Flyglobespan had been put into administration and all its aircraft had been grounded.

In 2008, Flyglobespan carried 1.5 million passengers ion 12,000 flights.  Last week, its operations ended, leaving 550 redundancies and 4,500 passengers stranded

 

Scottish Airlines

There are now only two Scottish Airlines remaining:

-  Scot Airways:  operating between London City and Edinburgh

-  Loganair:  operating to Birmingham, Cardiff, Isle of Man, Bergen and throughout Scotland including Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and many airports in the Highlands and Islands.

 

Edinburgh Evening News  December 18, 2009, p.16
+ Loganair Flight information from Wikipedia.

 

 

  

 

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