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    "Flyglobespan is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Globespan Group Plc a company established in 1974. The airline commenced its first flight in April 2002 and now operates 11 aircraft to a wide range of destinations within Europe and the USA. Bases are located in Edinburgh and Glasgow and a new base at London Stansted commenced operation in early November 2005. Flyglobespan has a young fleet of modern aircraft, recent additions being the Boeing 737-800ís which commenced service in April 2005. A wide bodied Boeing 767-300 with 3 classes of service is the very latest addition to the fleet, for the purpose to operate on long haul destinations, including the USA. Flyglobespan was the first UK airline to install winglets to the wings of its 737-800's enabling a faster rate of climb and resulting in greater fuel efficiency. New and nearly-new aircraft offer many advantages. It enables Flyglobespan to save on operating costs and increase competitiveness, as well as making an effective contribution to environmental protection."
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    Av. seats 894 Tot. seats 33.972
    Av. frequency 6 Tot. frequency 228
    Tot. airports 13 Tot. routes 38
    Av. distance 1.692
    Av. time 170
    Beta-index β 2,92
    Theta-index θ 2.613
    Eta(t)-index η 186,08
    Eta(x)-index η 1.898,16
    HHI 0,23
    Gini 0,49
    Flights per 60 minutes 2,48
    Top 5 regions (based on seats)
    United Kingdom 60,53 % (20.562)
    Spain & canary Isl. 28,07 % (9.536)
    Czech Republic 6,14 % (2.086)
    Portugal 3,95 % (1.341)
    France 1,32 % (447)
    Top 5 airports (based on seats)
    GLA-Glasgow (Int.) 29,39 % (9.983)
    EDI-Edinburg 20,61 % (7.003)
    STN-London (Stansted) 10,53 % (3.576)
    AGP-Malaga 6,14 % (2.086)
    PMI-Palma Mallorca 6,14 % (2.086)
    Airport hierarchy
    Primary 0,00 % (0)
    Secondary 62,72 % (21.307)
    Tertiary 37,28 % (12.665)



    Flyglobespan is a 100 percent subsidiary of the 'Globespan Group Plc'.



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    Network 2005-09