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FlyBe eyes the bottom line.(Regional News)(Brief Article)

The rapid growth of FlyBe is having a positive effect on its bottom line. "We are on track for a reasonable profit this year," MD Jim French told A TW,, citing a 25% increase in overall passengers and a 35% jump in revenue.

"That's very good." The LCC reported a 34% rise in passengers in October to 367,740. Load factor for the month was 73.5%.

FlyBe recently announced that it will add two 737-300s to serve new markets out of Birmingham to Spanish resort areas Alicante, Malaga, Murcia, Faro, Palma de Majorca and Almeria. …

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