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Old 05-02-2014, 06:51 PM
Lord Feldon Lord Feldon is offline
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Originally Posted by lazybratsche View Post
What's the point of such a flight? Just from looking at the map, it looks like there might be 100 people on Papa Westray, maybe 1000 on Westray, with several ferry routes. The only rationale I can think of is maybe if the guy who owns most of Papa Westray lives on Westray, flies back and forth on a regular basis, and keeps the plane running for his tennants and neighbors.
It's so the airline doesn't have to do a separate flight to each island. AFAIK the main purpose is to go to and from Kirkwall (and from there on to wherever), not between the islands.

Last edited by Lord Feldon; 05-02-2014 at 06:54 PM.