Struggling airline confirms approach from former Stobart boss

Airline Flybe has confirmed that it has received an offer from former Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler. The board of the struggling airline has confirmed it has received a "very preliminary, short and highly conditional outline contingency proposal" from Mr Tinkler. The businessman was at the centre of a row last summer which saw him sacked from the board of the Stobart Group. Flybe said Mr Tinkler’s offer "envisages a capital injection and replacement of the funding provided by Connect Airways". Connect is a Virgin-led group... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...