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The opening of Carlisle Lake District Airport is delayed

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With remarkably little notice, the launch of scheduled air services from Carlisle Lake District Airport, planned for Monday 4th June, has been postponed until 3rd September.

The airport blamed this on “the growing global shortage of qualified air traffic control staff available to meet training and regulatory deadlines”.

The airport will be able to handle general traffic, as this requires a lower level of ATC cover.

Passengers booked on the Loganair routes to or from Carlisle Lake District from Belfast City, Dublin or London Southend will be offered refunds or alternative flights from Manchester or Glasgow.

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