When final flight leaves on Bonfire Night, hundreds if not thousands of people will see their future go up in smoke, says GMB Union
The final flight from Doncaster Sheffield Airport will be Saturday [5 November 2022] leaving GMB members 'furious'.
Doncaster Sheffield's terminal and associated infrastructure will remain available for passenger services until 7am that day, after which no further passenger activities will take place, the owners have said.
The final TUI inbound flight will take place on 4 November a 9.15pm, with the final commercial flight leaving for Manchester at 00:015am on 5 November. 
Despite Doncaster Sheffield topping the Which? survey of best airports four years running and the offer of public cash to keep it open, the airport’s owners the Peel Group appears determined to close the transport hub.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport workers went to Parliament to hand in a 100,000 strong petition  to save the site. 
Sarah Barnes, GMB Organiser, said:
“Doncaster is one of the finest airports in the country. Workers love it, passengers love it and it’s vital for the south Yorkshire economy.
“Yet despite public cash being made available to keep it open, the Peel Group seem determined to close it, knock it down for housing and make as much money as possible, with no thought for the community.
“When the final flight leaves on Bonfire Night, hundreds if not thousands of people will see their future go up in smoke.
“GMB members are furious, the people of South Yorkshire can’t allow it to happen.”
The terminal and all associated infrastructure will remain available for passenger services until 07:00 on 5 November. Thereafter, no further passenger activities will take place.
The final passenger inbound service will be the TUI HRG arrival at 2115 on 4 November
The final commercial flight will be the TUI positioning flight to MAN on 0015 on 5 November
TUI passenger flights from 30 October and 4 November will be passenger arrivals-based operations only.,