In these rather trying times for airlines and airfields it was a nice change to attend an event that celebrated 80 years of commercial flights to the Isles of Scilly It also showcased Airways after BEA moved to Penzance If it were. The PenzanceIsles of Scilly helicopter service has touched down in Cornwall for the last time after its operator decided it was not profitable British International Helicopters BIH operated flights from Penzance to Scilly for almost 50 years. The council called on Tesco to withdraw its challenge Helicopter flights to the Isles of Scilly from Penzance will be scrapped from the end of October British International Helicopters says it can no longer afford to run the route Its. Lands End Airport is located close to Penzance in Cornwall and is the most southwesterly airport in mainland Britain From there, the flight to the Isles of Scilly. The final BIH flight from Penzance will leave for Scilly at 505pm today, returning to the Cornish mainland from the islands at 550pm. would add &163170 to every helicopter flight, a move which islanders warned would devastate the local economy During the summer islanders and tourists can use a ferry provided by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company But the service. Local Lib Dem MP Andrew George has been a vocal supporter of the plan to reinstate helicopter flights to the isles of. A group of local investors is developing the facility, which is planned to be in the town of Penzance They hope to restore to this Market Briefing to access "Isles Of Scilly May Regain Helicopter Service" Current Aviation Week.