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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-20714: Jamie Halcro Johnston (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 December 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what savings could be made from Highlands and Islands Airports Limited’s plan to centralise air traffic control towers.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 10 January 2019

HIAL’s Air Traffic Management 2030 Strategy aims to ensure that air services can continue to operate in the future in a safe and efficient way. HIAL has not budgeted any staff savings nor a saving in staff resource. At this early stage in the process it is unknown if financial savings will be made.