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The UK's aviation regulator has suspended Swansea Airport's licence.

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) inspectors suspended its refuelling licence before calling a provisional halt on the operating licence.

The CAA told the Local Democracy Reporting Service the suspension was due to a "systemic failure of safety management".

Swansea Airport Ltd has until 28 February to submit a "corrective action plan".

It comes less than a month after Swansea Council, which owns the facility, agreed to start negotiating a new lease with the current operator, Swansea Airport Ltd.

Campaigners had urged the authority to consider other options.

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