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Stobart Air Signs Deal With British Airways

By Dave Simpson
Stobart Air Signs Deal With British Airways

Operator of Aer Lingus and Flybe regional routes Stobart Air has agreed to operate routes for British Airways under the BA Cityflyer brand in a deal that will see Stobart Air invest €36 million in two Embraer E190 jet aircraft.

According to The Irish Independent, Stobart Air managing director Graeme Buchanan stated that the deal represents a "a significant recognition of our increased capabilities as an airline".

Positioning For Opportunities

Buchanan added, "As a regional partner to leading airlines, we constantly review our business operations and our network to position us for opportunities with key partners from the most popular cities and routes across Ireland, the UK and beyond.

"We continuously seek to provide the optimum connectivity on key routes for customers, working with our partners. We have ambitious plans to grow and develop this partnership in 2018."

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