[an error occurred while processing this directive]
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
On-Air Now
Listen Live

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:


  • Ann Reynolds


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed