PM To Discuss Scilly Links

The Prime Minister the Prime Minister has agreed to meet with residents from the Isles of Scilly to discuss finding a solution to their transport problems following the end of helicopter flights in October.

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End of Scilly helicopter flights

It was the end of a chapter today for the Isles of Scilly - the last daily helicopter flight taking people to the mainland. British International Helicopters operated the world's oldest passenger service.

The company blames rising costs and falling passenger numbers.

It brings to a close nearly 50 years of helicopter travel between Penzance and the islands.

Duncan Sleightholme reports:

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