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New use for Ashaig – maybe!

Marine Harvest are about to start construction of a fish meal plant in the old Allt Anavig quarry at Kyleakin, having listened to local concerns the workers camp will probably not be in the village of Kyleakin. However it would … Continue reading

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The Long and busy road to Glasgow.

 Yet an other month has passed, the only commercial traffic at the local airstrip is still provided by Skye Seaplanes. It would seem that this will be the way of things for the foreseeable future, with no more real news … Continue reading

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With a new MP, what chance change?

Well we have a new member of parliament, will this new MP come on board and increase the visibility of the campaign for the air link to Skye. I have to say that given the past SNP stance on Ashaig, … Continue reading

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The Student Design.

I have watched the campaign for the improvement of the facilities and the introduction of a regular service to Ashaig with some interest. Here are the drawings as done by the Inverness Students, the designs are not out of keeping … Continue reading

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And then there was one!

Well over the past few days I’ve been enjoying the great weather, I’ve been out taking some photographs and just enjoying the area in general. I haven’t had cause to go past Ashaig so other than the new arrival and … Continue reading

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Oh look a plane!

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So driving past Ashaig on Wednesday the 11th of March, this nice little Ikarus C42 was sitting on the pan. Nice little addition to the local airstrip, even if it was only evident for the day. Bringing general aviation to … Continue reading

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Bumper year, not for Skye!

It seem like most of the Scottish Airports had a fairly good year, passenger figures in general were up. But here in Skye we are still without the service that we should have and no real signs of any change … Continue reading

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Skye Seaplanes

So driving past Ashaig the other day, this was in – I’ve seen it around a few times it seems to have been quite busy for the past couple of weeks. A quick chat with one of the people looking … Continue reading

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Still no real news for Skye Air Services.

Well from what I can see there is still no real news on the Ashaig front, I’ve been past the strip many times since the last post. But there has been precious little activity on the flying front and even … Continue reading

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Island Aviation or not!

There has been a news announcement, covering the £2.5 million investment that HIAL is making in Inverness – ensuring the facility will survive into the forceable future. This is great news for the Highlands of Scotland and will ensure that … Continue reading

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