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Newcastle flights help Easyjet hit record profits during unusually strong first half

easyJet Passenger numbers up significantly, increased travel for business purposes and new flights introduced to meet growing demand


The week ahead in business: results expected from easyJet and Centrica

Low-cost airline easyJet is set to deliver another round of strong figures in a week when the City will also get updates from Royal Mail and Centrica


The week to come in business

Sainsbury's and Vodafone will report results this week

A British Airways plane leaving Newcastle Airport

British Airways announce more flights from Newcastle Airport to London

More new British Airways flights are headed to Newcastle International Airport, it has been revealed

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Thomas Cook, TUI Travel and easyJet due to report figures this week

Investors will be in holiday mood next week as Thomas Cook, TUI Travel and easyJet are among blue-chip companies due to report figures

easyJet crew with Newcastle Airport's Richard Knight, Sam Wass of Great British Meat Co, Mark Stephenson of EventSneaker and Jonathan Wardale from LoveFood updated

North East businesses given free flights for a year in effort to grow

easyJet and NECC deal will see firms showcasing products in London, while Thomson also launches new Verona route


easyJet set for major expansion after securing Luton Airport deal

Low-cost airline easyJet has secured a new 10-year deal with Luton Airport which could see it double in size at the site

easyJet will reveal trading figures on Thursday

Can easyJet continue to soar? - Trading figures out this week

Low cost airline easyJet reports on first quarter trading on Thursday as it faces the challenge of building on a stellar performance in the previous financial year, when profits rose by 51%

easyJet delivers full-year results on Tuesday

Annual results from easyJet are set to show profits taking off

Annual results from budget airline easyJet are set to show profits taking off next week, while Mothercare reports back after a competitive half-year on the high street

Shares in easyJet soared to easyJet are taking over FlyBe's Newcastle to Gatwick service

easyJet takes over Newcastle to Gatwick route

Business leaders have welcomed the news that easyJet is to take over FlyBe's former route to London's Gatwick airport

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is set to launch a low-cost food retail business

easyJet founder set to launch low-cost food retail business

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou announced plans for a pilot site in Croydon as his easyGroup company aims to cash in on the very cheapest end of the grocery market

Shares in easyJet soared to a record high yesterday

Budget airline easyJet set for bumper profits

The Luton-based carrier defied concerns the recent heatwave will hit last-minute getaways by saying almost three-quarters of its summer seats are booked

An easyJet plane at Newcastle airport

easyJet gets airbus expansion go-ahead despite founder's resistance

Airline said 57% of votes backed the multibillion-pound order for new Airbus planes at a meeting despite vocal objections from Sir Stelios

Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle International Airport flying high as revenues keep rising

Newcastle International Airport is flying high after reporting a £1.7m growth in revenues as well as rising profits

An easyJet plane at Newcastle airport

EasyJet braced for order showdown with founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ianonnou

Sir Stelios has attacked the proposed deal and urged fellow shareholders to join him in voting against it

Calls to reverse air passenger duty as tickets prices soar

AIR tickets will soar in price from today as the Government introduces the first phase of its aviation tax hikes

Guide dogs boost

INSURANCE broker Smart and Cook, based in Stockton and Northallerton has raised £27,454.32 for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

More flying with EasyJet

NO-FRILLS airline EasyJet reported a 13% jump in passenger numbers as it maintained the strong rate of growth seen over the past year.

Easyjet reports £201.9m profits

NO-FRILLS airline EasyJet delivered a profits haul of £201.9m yesterday after flying 37.2 million passengers in the year to September 30.

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EasyJet posts record profits

NO-FRILLS airline easyJet has delivered a profits haul of £201.9m after flying 37.2 million passengers in the year to September 30.


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