Posted by: tireecottage | January 26, 2010

Highland Airways Trouble?

A NEW investor could come to the rescue of a troubled Scottish airline in the next few days.

Inverness-based Highland Airways (who provide a flight service between Oban and Tiree) says it is operating as normal, but visitors to its website yesterday were greeted with a message that said: “Sorry! We are currently unable to take any bookings… please bear with us whilst we try to resolve technical difficulties.

Its 100 staff were told yesterday the company was currently facing “difficult trading”, exacerbated by recent severe winter weather, which reduced flying. The company’s difficulties follow the collapse of another Scottish airline, Flyglobespan, in December 09. Read more….

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