Transport / Councillors approve extra funding for linkspan refurbishment
Transport / First round of transport forums set to begin
Election / Row over who secured ferry funding continues
Election / Lib Dems and SNP both publish five-point plans for transport
Election letters 2019 / Ferry agreement has not been acted on
Updated Number of cancelled sailings shows need for ferry funding solution, Greens sayIndependent candidate Thomson also makes the case for fixed links to islands
Transport / Loganair takes significant financial hit from industrial actionAirline also worried about compensation eligibility after passengers on delayed Sumburgh to Glasgow flight awarded money
Transport / People invited to have their say at transport forums
Transport / Ferry proposals presented to councillorsA replacement ferry for Fair Isle and an overhaul of the Whalsay route have been suggested
Transport / No room for Mossbank bus to be reinstated on public network
Transport / Petition calls for return of mid-afternoon Mossbank bus
Transport Scotland accused of ‘delaying tactics’ over north boats
Transport / Ferry and flight studies to be presented in coming months
Transport / Cost of cabins concerns councillors
Transport / Ferry boss talks passenger behaviourA recent documentary about the NorthLink Ferries trip north sparked a discussion about on-board incidents.
Transport / Filmmaker defends NorthLink documentarySome locals felt the film was too ‘tabloid’ in its approach.
Transport / Calmac and Serco in frame for ferry contractDFDS said it could not comment on whether it was the third bidder.
Transport / Invitation to tender issued for ferry contract
Transport / Ageing population could be a reason for reduction in bus incomeConcerns have also been expressed over the town service bus in Lerwick.
Transport / No extra cabins on the boatThere have been calls for more cabin space after the announcement of additional sleeping pods.
Transport / Loganair plans to revamp fleet
Wind gets the better of the boatBoth passenger and freight sailings have been called off.
Reduced ferry service next year as vessels enter dry dock
Airline staff get de-icing training
Call for full Yell ferry service on MondaysThere are currently eight fewer sailings to allow for maintenance and training.
More input into next ferry contractThe next Northern Isles contract will begin in October.
Gas plant operator offers islanders money to move to mainlandTransport links to blame for the situation, says councillor.
Concerns over airline’s winter scheduleSHETLAND’s transport partnership ZetTrans is to write a letter to Loganair raising concerns over the airline’s winter timetable which sees the isles’ connections to Inverness, Orkney and Edinburgh affected.
Plane diverted after crack found in windscreenA LOGANAIR flight from Sumburgh to Glasgow was diverted to Aberdeen on Monday afternoon after crew discovered a crack in the cockpit’s windscreen.
Air discount could be extended to students
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