TAXPAYERS could end up paying around £15m. to replace Aurigny’s ageing Trislander fleet, the airline’s new interim managing director has revealed.
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INTERNATIONAL air safety watchdogs are to launch an investigation into whether the failure of a Trislander engine last year presents a risk for similar aircraft across the world.
FLYBE is looking to be making up to 18 of its Guernsey staff redundant, it is understood.
FLYBE has confirmed that jets will start operating on the Guernsey to Gatwick route from 31 March.
THE plane whose undercarriage collapsed soon after landing in Jersey had recently completed a scheduled maintenance check, Blue Islands has confirmed.
PASSENGERS on a Blue Islands ATR42 feared for their lives when the left landing gear collapsed on landing in Jersey and the plane veered down the runway on its wing.
AIRLINE passengers were frustrated late yesterday after a two-hour interruption to radar services at Jersey Airport resulted in a number of delayed flights.
WELL, it’s pretty much official. If the cosy ‘kiss and sell’ deal between Treasury and Resources and Blue Islands goes ahead, Aurigny will disappear. A respected brand of 40 years’ standing and a source of island pride will be replaced by an airline that started life in 1999 running groceries to Alderney.
SIGNS that the effects of the credit crunch are abating are in evidence at Aiglle Flight Support with the movement of private aircraft in and out of the island on the rise again.
HOTELIERS have joined the ranks of those critical of the way Commerce and Employment subsidises airlines.
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