Passengers boarding an aircraft at Blackpool Airport
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Blackpool Airport closure 'sad news'

Talks are under way to try to secure a future for Blackpool Airport after its owners Balfour Beatty's announcement that it will close on 15 October.

The company said the airport has been making a loss for a number of years and had to close.

One airline which uses Blackpool, Jet2, will be transferring its flights to Manchester from Friday.

BBC North West Tonight's Dave Guest reports from Blackpool Airport, where he spoke to passengers.

  • 09 Oct 2014