Flybe appoints new COO


Regional airline Flybe has appointed a new chief operations officer.

Parent company, Connect Airways, announced today (Sept 5) that Chris Hope will take up the position from November 4.

With over 30 years of aviation experience, Hope has held a number of senior positions at easyJet including director of flight operations, head of operations strategy and change, and head of easyJet’s main base at Gatwick. He is also a qualified captain, most recently flying the Airbus A320.

He will report directly to Connect Airways CEO, Mark Anderson, who said: “I am delighted that Chris will be joining our leadership team. His experience is impressive – an inspirational leader who has successfully delivered significant change and improvement throughout his career.

“His appointment supports our delivery of a safe and secure operation while we continue to enhance the experience we offer our customers.”


  1. My companion and I have been in Lake Maggoie Italy since 5th is September 4days on and still not found lost luggage and NO ONE seams to want to help answer a phone nothing . We were very patient at first but
    This is absolutely disgusting . It as completely ruined our holiday and no one seems to care. If you can help the ref number is MXPE 10776 please some one help she as had no clothes toiletries etc

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