The week to come in business

Sainsbury's and Vodafone will report results this week

Paul Simmons, chief commercial officer at Flybe

Newcastle Airport welcome back Flybe Exeter link that was feared lost earlier this year

The regional carrier had relinquished the business link to the South West earlier this year

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


Flybe scales back job cuts

Regional airline Flybe expects fewer job losses than previously announced as its turnaround plan to rid itself of unprofitable routes and surplus aircraft gains momentum

Flybe has warned that it plans to axe another 500 jobs

Struggling airline Flybe set to cut 500 jobs

Struggling airline business Flybe has announced another round of cost-cutting measures including axing another 500 jobs

Durham Tees Valley Airport

Holiday flights axed at Durham Tees Valley airport

Holiday flights to three popular destinations are to be scrapped at Durham Tees Valley Airport from next year as part of an extensive review of the business

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

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IT is all to play for now. Both West Auckland Town and Dunston UTS – favourites and second-favourites for the FA Vase – heaved from their respective semi-final first-legs on Saturday results handing them the opportunity of a lifetime.

Danny Simpson

Danny's dreaming about glory day at Wembley

It is FA Cup weekend, so Danny Simpson is dreaming of glory.

Papiss Demba Cisse

Pardew unsure of when Papiss Cisse will make NUFC debut

HAVING received an unexpected boost from Senegal’s poor showing at the African Cup of Nations, manager Alan Pardew is still in the dark about when Papiss Cissé will make his Newcastle United debut.

James Perch

James Perch is still happy to wait for NUFC chance

UTILITY man James Perch is happy to stay at Newcastle United – for now.

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We’re flying high

Monday lunchtime's business news

Standard Life rallies/Hovis maker on target/Flybe soaring high/Credit crisis hits confidence

British Airways hit much harder than thought

British Airways has conceded the terror scare in August cost it far more than initially expected as profits fell more than a quarter.

Taking aim at all world's golfers

A golf tour operator in the North is hoping its new web-based division will help it treble turnover in three years.

Juliet finds true love at first flight

It was love at first flight for a pair of North-East lovebirds.

Airliner in 200ft near-miss scare

A North passenger plane came within 200 feet of crashing with two military jets in a "deeply disturbing incident", an official report has revealed.


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