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NEWSFLASH: Airbridge Flights to the Falklands Operating as Normal

Regarding the news that  Flyglobespan – the Edinburgh based airline company who provide the aircraft for the Airbridge to Ascension and the Falkland Islands – are going into liquidation, the  Falkland Islands Government has been informed by the Ministry of Defence that Flyglobespan is a sub-contractor to the MoD™s main contractor that operates Airbridge. The main contractor is committed to operating the Airbridge and will be making suitable alternative arrangements, as necessary.  It is presently reported that there is no disruption to the service.

In the event that difficulties do arise, the MoD™s main contractor will enact contingency plans to find other suitable aircraft. FIG is being kept up to date with news and if there is any change to the current schedule, passengers will be informed.