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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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Helicopter flights to Isles of Scilly end after 50 years

British International will cease flying later today. Credit: ITV Westcountry

Daily helicopter flights to the Isles of Scilly are ending today.

It brings to a close nearly 50 years of travel between Penzance and the islands. British International Helicopters blames rising costs and falling passenger numbers.

The last flight will leave Penzance heliport at 5:30 this evening.

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