• Alistair Carmichael, Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur held discussions on Monday with senior management at the Civil Aviation Authority, the body that oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the United Kingdom. They said that the Civil Aviation Authority had clarified that Loganair’s services did meet European safety requirements. The authority further confirmed that it remained in close contact with all commercial airlines, including Loganair, on a on a continual basis to provide safety oversight and advice.

  • There was a power cut, or cuts, in parts of Shetland this morning. The main area affected was in and around Brae. Scottish and Southern Energy also said an area of Tingwall was affected.

  • Figures in the first ever Shetland Fishermen Years Book, just published by the Shetland Fishermen’s Association, after the launch in the Town Hall yesterday evening, underline the value of the fish catching industry to Shetland.

  • Cory Loegering, then vice president of the UK Region and managing director of Apache North Sea has sought to reassure those reliant on the offshore oil and gas industry that his firm will continue to develop fields despite the fall in the price of oil.

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