OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS, Flybe has chosen the road less traveled, yet the trail it has blazed has become a popular thoroughfare for the rest of the industry. Building a fleet dominated by high-speed turboprops in an era of regional jets, becoming the first carrier to charge for checked baggage, focusing on developing ancillary revenue and offering passengers an environmental report card for each flight they take: These are some of the things that Flybe pioneered. "Much of what we do is ...

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