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Misery for Manston as tour operator collapses

Passengers have been grounded and holiday hopes dashed by the collapse of another tour operator at Kent International Airport.

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Passengers have been grounded and holiday hopes dashed by the collapse of another tour operator at Kent International Airport. Seguro Travel, which operated weekly passenger flights from Manston to Majorca and the Canaries, ceased trading on Wednesday leaving 2,400 people abroad and scrapping holidays booked by a further 17,000 people.

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Manston: Timeline

1915 Early war planes start to use the open fields at Manston in preference to the cliff-side airstrip at St Mildred’s Bay. 1916 Two distinct units stationed at Manston, the Operational War Flight Command and the Handley Page Training School. 1917 The Royal Flying Corps was well established and taking an active part in the defence of England. 1939-45 Manston was heavily …

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