Aviation expert Peter Phillips, who used to be a senior executive at Cardiff Airport, says that - as long as the Welsh Government is tough in its negotiations, there could be long-term benefits. He predicts the Welsh Government could make a profit in five years by buying the airport.
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Crowds came to hear him speak this afternoon in Bangor - a seat where fewer than 100 votes could make the difference at the next election.
Scattered showers with the odd heavy burst possible but there will be plenty of sunny spells too.
A rather wet and windy evening, with rain in the north and showers elsewhere.