Lego figures fitted with protest banners, by Greenpeace activtists, to save the Arctic from oil drilling

Northumbria University professor speaks on the rise of the ethical consumer

We look at why companies can no longer ignore complaints

The announcement of Jet2.com holidays to Toronto in Canada

New flight from Newcastle to Toronto announced

Airline Jet2.com has unveiled a new flight from Newcastle airport to Toronto in Canada

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

Jet2 and Tyne Bank Brewery have launched a beer to celebrate their new flights to Pula

Tyne Bank Brewery creates Jet2.com beer

To celebrate the Jet2.com announcing new flights from Newcastle Airport to Croatia, Tyne Bank Brewery has brewed a new lager

12-hour delay for passengers

Hundreds of angry passengers came close to seeing their dream holiday end before it had started last night after they were grounded for 12 hours at Newcastle.

Private air travel is set to take off

We have never had more routes linking the North-East to the rest of the world, yet still business people are frustrated with the services on offer.

From Warsaw to wor door

As business leaders welcome low-cost air link, we find the Polish plumber is here to stay.

Gatwick flights will continue

Low cost airline Jet2.com has stepped in to take over the Newcastle to Gatwick route soon to be abandoned by British Airways.

New routes bring 60 jobs

Scottish low cost airline flyglobespan has announced four new routes from Durham Tees Valley Airport, with more set to come soon.

Ryanair announces new destination

No frills airline Ryanair is to launch a new route from Newcastle to the Costa Brava in Spain - the fifth new route to the country from Tyneside announced this week.

Nicholas Craig column

It's hard to keep up with airline news. After a bleak few weeks of cancelled flights, rigorous luggage restrictions and one airline packing up entirely from Durham Tees Valley, there appeared to be few silver linings for our airports or for budget flight fans like me.

Complete North language survey and WIN fantastic prizes

One NorthEast's Regional Language Network is today [Thursday] launching a Language Speakers Survey to map foreign language skills in our region.

teaser, Philip Meeson

Jobs boost with airline expansion plan

Up to 200 jobs will be created at Newcastle International Airport with plans from low cost airline Jet2.com to expand its operation on Tyneside.

Norwegian air service

An airline has announced it will continue to offer North-East holidaymakers the chance to fly to Scandinavia.

Link to bring in Polish workers

Business leaders last night welcomed a new air link between the North-East and Eastern Europe, arguing it could help fill the region's skills gap.

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