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Blackpool closure a blow to Island passengers

Thu, 09 Oct 2014


20,000 people who travel to and from Blackpool Airport each year may have to find an alternative.

Yesterday, Citywing announced it's stopping all flights to Blackpool for at least a month after the news the airport is being closed.

The airport's owners have yet to find a buyer, but say they'll continue to work with the independent aviation businesses operating there to find a way forward.

Director of ports Ann Reynolds says it will hit people who prefer to use smaller airports in the North West - however she's still hopeful a solution can be found:

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