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Flybe activists up the ante

Flybe activists up the ante

The boardroom battle at Flybe (FLYB) is heating up. Former Stobart Group (STOB) chief executive and top five Flybe shareholder Andrew Tinkler has offered a capital injection to replace the funding made by Connect Airways, but only if the newly formed consortium's bid fails to go ahead. A representative for Mr Tinkler would not comment on how much he has intended to put forward or if this would be enough to save the airline from its financial woes.

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