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Tough winter ahead for airline industry

Thu, 13 Dec 2012


The Island’s airport director says she’s predicting a difficult winter for the airline industry.

That’s despite figures released earlier this week which showed an increase in the number of people travelling to and from Ronaldsway last month.

However they come after a seven month decline and it’s set to get worse in light of tough economic conditions.

Some routes suffered badly in November with Leeds down 25 per cent and Luton down 30 per cent. Oxford was the worst casualty recording 40 per cent below its forecasted level.

Ann Reynolds says times ahead are tough:

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  • Ann Reynolds, Director of Ronaldsway

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