Tynwald asked to back state-owned operating company
The treasury minister insists a look into how the airport can be run more efficiently is 'not in any way privatisation'.
Tynwald will next week be asked to support the idea of creating a state-owned company to operate Ronaldsway.
A review by consultants York Aviation says it's difficult to get accurate figures, but estimates it's currently running at an annual £3.7 million loss.
Alfred Cannan says they are seriously considering a number of ways to save money: