Flybe, which operates a number of routes out of Glasgow Airport, is at risk of collapse - according to a report.

The firm currently flies to Belfast, Birmingham, Exeter and Southampton direct from Glasgow.

Elsewhere in Scotland, the airline operates out of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Wick and Inverness.

Some 2000 jobs are said to be at risk across the airline.

Sky News reports that the airline is reportedly in talks over potential emergency financing after suffering rising losses. 

However, the firm states that it would not comment on "speculation". 

It's reported that the airline has been in talks with the Department for Transport and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss whether the government could provide emergency funding.

Both government departments issued a statement saying: "We do not comment on speculation or the financial affairs of private companies."

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Flybe flies 8.5 million passengers each year to 170 European destinations.

A spokeswoman for the airline added: "Flybe continues to focus on providing great service and connectivity for our customers, to ensure that they can continue to travel as planned.

"We don't comment on rumour or speculation."

The Exeter-based firm currently operates a number of domestic routes in Britain between cities which are connected by direct trains, such as Manchester-Glasgow, Birmingham-Edinburgh, Exeter-Manchester and Exeter-London City.

Last February, the airline was bought by a consortium led by Virgin Atlantic following poor financial results.

Connect Airways, which consists of Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Air and Cyrus Capital, paid £2.2 million for Flybe's assets and operations.

Flybe completed the sale of its assets to the group in the deal worth only 1p per share.