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Local company Stobart Air Dozens of flights were canceled on Saturday. Air lingus, Who she worked for, solves the crisis as best she can
The announcement on June 11, 2021 of the demise of the Irish airline that operated the franchise under the Erlingus regional label is no real surprise – except for the passengers. 12 routes That she is working. Stobart Air, which was listed last September, announced an appointment on Saturday despite a capital injection three months ago. Liquidator, Could not find a contract with a potential buyer. Therefore, the franchise agreement with Airling and the wet lease agreement signed with British Airways came into effect immediately. Some of it 480 employees Their post should be missed.
Based on airport DublinThe former Er Aran, which was almost grounded during the Kovid-19 pandemic, had eight of its 12 ATR 72-600s and 42-600s operating in the following weeks, but the load factors will not be profitable (shareholder Sken offers to pay their rent until the end of the contract); The franchise agreement with the Irish national carrier, which expired in December 2022, has not been renewed.
For affected passengers, Air lingus Established from Saturday Rescue flights : Dublin and Edinburgh operate their own flights between Belfast-City, Birmingham, Edinburgh or Manchester until mid-July. BA Cityflyer (Another subsidiary Fo Group IAG) connects Belfast-City with Extension and Leeds / Bradford, but will remain open until Friday. On his part, Loganair Rescue flights were also offered on the existing network in Belfast-City. The Irish Department of Transportation is reportedly considering restoring Irish-funded public routes (similar to the French OSP) for flights from Donegal and Kerry to Dublin.
Prior to the health crisis, Stobart Air carried more than one million passengers a year on 43 routes in Europe; But she contacted the Connect Airways consortium for help Flybe, The announcement of the return of the British to the skies is very outdated …
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