Category Archives: In The News

News Articles from various sources, any thing newsworthy about the campaign or the airport. This should also cover any parliamentary comment, or statements from anyone concerned with the project.

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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Design by UHI Students

It’s been reported in the West Highland Free Press and on the BBC News, that students at the UHI will design the infrastructure for the proposed Ashaig upgrade. This is certainly one way of keeping the projected costs down and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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