U.K. regional carrier Flybe has acquired five used Bombardier Q400s from an unnamed lessor and is in talks to avert a £27 million ($45 million) hit from its legacy Embraer fleet. Flybe, which is undergoing a major restructuring, has bought the five Q400s for its new London City base, which will open on Oct. 27. It is already operating the five aircraft, which were originally due to be returned to their lessor in the first half of 2014-15. The Q400 acquisition forms part of a ...

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