Staff shortage brings chaos to lifeline flights
LIFELINE flights between Inverness and the Western Isles were seriously disrupted yesterday because of a shortage of air traffic controllers.
Some services between the Highland capital and Stornoway Airport on Lewis had to be cancelled and others were delayed as a result of “staff changes” and illness.
Similar chaos is expected today and, last night, north politicians criticised Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (Hial) for not having more robust contingency plans.
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