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There's little logic to the bail-out of Flybe; If the aim is to help people in the regions get around, then the money would be better spent elsewhere

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

The Prime Minister promised never to forget the regions that helped return a Conservative majority, and quite right, too. There are plenty of good reasons - economic and political - for trying to "level up" places outside London, and plenty of interesting ways of doing so.

Bailing out an airline that helps transport wealthy Londoners to their weekend homes in Cornwall is not among them. Before yesterday, passengers on the four-times daily route from Heathrow to Newquay were already being s...