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End of Blackpool commercial flights

Citywing was last operator

The loss of Citywing brings to an end the air link between the Isle of Man and Blackpool, in addition to the other four routes it operated.

The ticket seller was the last to take passengers to and from the Lancashire town's airport.

Citywing, which announced on Friday night it was going into liquidation, had fought to retain its service to Blackpool when all other commercial flights ceased in October 2014, following the airport's temporary closure.

Head of news at Blackpool's Radio Wave, Andy Mitchell, says the future seems uncertain:

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