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UP TO 20,000 Scots tourists have been hit by the collapse of a second travel firm in as many weeks. Some 2500 holidaymakers abroad and about 18,000 who have made advance bookings have been affected after budget package holiday firm Seguro Holidays stopped trading.
By WILLIAM TINNING and ALISON CHIESA A LEADING travel agent yesterday warned thousands of Scots tourists affected by the collapse of a travel firm that they could have problems rebooking their holidays because of a shortage of available flights.
By WILLIAM TINNING THE front page of Seguro Holidays' summer edition brochure proudly boasts that 2008 is its 10th anniversary flying from Prestwick Airport in Ayrshire.
By DAMIEN HENDERSON POLITICIANS expressed concern last night over the impact on Prestwick Airport of the collapse of its main charter operator.
By WILLIAM TINNING UP to 20,000 Scots tourists have been hit after the second travel firm in as many weeks collapsed.
By Alastair Dalton Transport Correspondent THOUSANDS of Scottish holidaymakers are facing an uncertain end to their trips after another travel firm collapsed yesterday.
By Mark McGivern AT LEAST 2500 tourists were stuck abroad yesterday after their holiday company collapsed. Seguro Travel ceased trading after the airline that supplied 80per cent of their planes went bust because of sky-high fuel prices.
By BRIAN CURRIE THE sale of Glasgow Airport could "kill off Prestwick Airport overnight", an industry insider claimed today. The transport expert said: "Any new owner could offer the low- cost operators a lock, stock and barrel move by tweaking the landing charges.
A FORMER baggage check-in worker has become an airline captain. Jonathan McCoy took command of a Ryanair flight for the first time this week. He started off working with Ryanair at Prestwick Airport eight years ago.
By BRENDAN McDAID OVER 200,000 passengers have now travelled on Ryanair's route from City of Derry airport to Liverpool. The milestone was reached recently on the route commenced in February 2006 and now operates a daily service to the European Capital of Culture.
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