Monthly Archives: July 2013

No scheduled flights, but we’ll be able to say that in Gaelic.

There has been nothing in the news since the government decided that there would be no funding for this initiative, not that that was totally unexpected as I’ve already said. However I did read in the WHFP that there will … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

All quiet on the Western (Isles) front.

The news has been full of the news about the birth of the Son of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, third inline to the throne – George Alexander Louis Mountbatten-Widsor. Nothing on the air service to Skye front, not that … Continue reading

Posted in Other Options | Leave a comment

So what to do now?

As you can see from the previous post, there is the possibility that this attempt to start a scheduled service from Skye may well not get off the ground. So perhaps there should be a more militant approach to the … Continue reading

Posted in Moving Ahead | Leave a comment

Government have “no plans” to support Skye air service.

So here is the latest article from the West Highland Free Press, the article details the views of some of the people who are involved in the FlySkye action group. The is not good as far as government involvement in … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

So where to now?

The Skye Air Service Study Report has been presented to the interested parties and it’s recommendations are probably being actively considered, these recommendations were as follows; A joint working group is formed comprising the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland and HIAL joining … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion, Other Options | Leave a comment

A starting point for a story.

Here we have a news item from 2006, it infers that an air service to skye may well be in the offing. The origins of this story actually run back to the middle of 2004 so over 9 years ago, … Continue reading

Posted in First Thoughts, In The News, Opinion | Leave a comment

So what would be needed to get this project running?

This is the question that obviously has to be asked, I’m sure that everyone will look at this from a slightly different perspective. It would seem that aside from the fact that the air strip is already there, a multitude … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment

BBC News – Isle of Skye commercial flights could resume in 2014

  This is the BBC broadcast from the 6th of June, covering the possibility of flights from Skye to Glasgow or Edinburgh. The presenter is actually at Ashaig and presents a slightly different perspective from the STV News article posted … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

Isle of Skye flights ‘could attract more than 21,500 people’ | Highlands & Islands | News | STV

Again this is from the 13th of March, it’s the STV take on the potential for flights from the Isle-of-Skye to the either Glasgow or Edinburgh. It is the STV’s take on the report and it covers a few of … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment

Feasibility study into Skye Air Services published

  Here is the link to The Highland Council feasibility study covering the proposed instigation of the Skye air service. The report does make for some interesting reading, it can be seen that there is likely to be the demand … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | Leave a comment