Fears over staff cuts at Derry airport
facing local authorities in Northern Ireland. Uncertainty over the funding available
to councils contributed to the problem.
the reduction is temporary, with many routes selling online for spring 2009.
must act now to consolidate services at City of Derry Airport to safeguard future
growth and the employment the airport supports. This will be achieved through
a savings in operational costs along with a business plan that delivers commercial
and passenger growth."
Joe Miller who sits on the airport committee said there had been no suggestion
if there is to be any movement there will be a relocation of people. I don’t think
the word redundancy has been mentioned, this is a very positive move for the airport,"
and safeguard as many jobs as possible.
on permanent or agency staff," he said.
is for a statutory post."
but its operating deficit has risen from £1.7 million to over £4m.