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Founded 09 August 1983
Operating bases
Fleet size 3</td></tr>
Destinations 6</td></tr>
Headquarters Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Finningley, United Kingdom[1]</td></tr>
Key people

Jonathan Gordon

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Website

www.linksair.co.uk</td></tr></table> Links Air is an airline based in the United Kingdom (UK) that operates scheduled flights out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport[2] in England; and public service obligation flights in Wales from Cardiff to Anglesey on behalf of the Welsh Government. The airline currently holds a Type B operating licence issued by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), authorising the company to operate flights with fewer than 20 passengers and/or weighing less than 10 tonnes, which are operated by its three British Aerospace Jetstream 31 aircraft.[3] The airline began operating under its own name on scheduled flights in April 2014, after previously only operating on behalf of Citywing. For 2015, Norwich has been added as a destination from Cardiff, but Belfast flights are no longer bookable.[4]

Destinations

Current Destinations

England
Isle of Man
Wales

Former Destinations

Northern Ireland

Fleet

Links Air fleet
Aircraft Total Seats
BAe Jetstream 31 3 19

Accidents and Incidents

  • On 8 March 2012, a BAe Jetstream 31 of Links Air, operating Manx2 Flight 302 from Leeds-Bradford Airport, United Kingdom to Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man, departed the runway on landing at Ronaldsway. The aircraft was substantially damaged when the starboard undercarriage collapsed due to corrosion-induced cracking. There were no injuries amongst the twelve passengers and two crew.[6]
  • On 15 August 2014, the aircraft involved in the 2012 accident was damaged at Doncaster-Sheffield airport on a flight from Belfast following the failure of the port undercarriage.[7][6][8] One passenger was taken to hospital for treatment and the airport was shut until the next day.

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