Entries tagged 'transport'

The following 35 entries have been tagged using the term transport. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Aurigny Air Services
Aurigny Air Services was founded in 1968 when Alderney was at risk of losing its air link to Guernsey. It was bought by the States of Guernsey to guarantee its slots at London's Gatwick Airport in 2003.

Guernsey Airport
Guernsey Airport opened for business in 1939 and originally consisted of four grass landing strips. The new terminal building opened in 2004.

G-COBO has a bumpy flight
The flight from Guernsey experiences what investigators described as a serious incident

Car plane air crash caused airport fireball
The Bristol Superfreighter was carrying cars from the mainland to Guernsey

The first lighthouses were built on the Casquets
Three lighthouses were built so the rocks were easy to distinguish from England or France.

A Trislander ate itself between Jersey and Guernsey
The plane's propellors ate away at part of the cowling, but nobody noticed during an otherwise normal flight.

An Islander aircraft crashed in Guernsey
The aircraft's main tanks ran out of fuel, even though there was enough fuel elsewhere in the system

Guernsey to Jersey plane crashed into the sea
The Cloud of Iona went down in rough seas and wasn't found for another two weeks.

Val des Terres was first opened for traffic
The road into St Peter Port has taken four years to build and employed the local unemployed

G-JOEY completes his last flight
One of Aurigny's Trislanders, G-JOEY was the subject of a series of children's books.