Thomas Cook

The week ahead in business: results expected from Thomas Cook and Kingfisher

Thomas Cook's recovery push will reach another milestone on Wednesday when it reports an increase in earnings for the year to September 30

Sunderland woman receives compensation payout after Mexico holiday from hell

A woman whose birthday celebrations at a 'luxury' Mexican hotel were ruined after she fell ill has won compensation

Thomas Cook

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

Nigel Cook of Elddis Transport with the Company of the Year trophy

Elddis Transport take top trophy at North East Business Awards 2014

Consett-based family-run haulage firm Elddis Transport snapped up the top trophy at our annual business awards last night

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Thomas Cook has cut its losses by £10m

Thomas Cook yesterday said it had cut losses by £10m, despite the impact of Egypt’s political turmoil on bookings in the quarter to December 31

Santa was the star attraction as he took some time out of his busy schedule to see children ahead of boarding the Thomas Cook / Cash for Kids Flight of Dreams at Newcastle International Airport

North East children enjoy a trip of a lifetime from Newcastle Airport

The 130 youngsters, nominated by the Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal, travelled from across the region for the special hour long Thomas Cook flight from Newcastle

Royal Mail

Royal Mail to present first set of results

Royal Mail will present its first set of results as a listed company this week, alongside figures from Thomas Cook and Severn Trent

Chloe Gorringe at the Centre for Life ice rink with mum Tracy and Nicola Whitworth from the Centre for Life

Sunderland girl who lost her sight has first whirl around Centre for Life ice rink

Kind-hearted staff at Newcastle's Centre for Life gave Chloe Gorringe, who is registered blind, her first ever whirl around an ice rink after they opened the annual attraction especially for her

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Impact of Britain's heatwave will be in sharp focus

The impact of Britain’s heatwave will be in sharp focus next week when Thomas Cook and TUI Travel report back from the holiday sector

Newcastle Airport chief executive Dave Laws with Thomas Cook director of planning Rob Thompson

Thomas Cook back from brink and investing in region

Thomas Cook has launched new flights from Newcastle Airport to Kos and a daily service to Dalaman after it starved off collapse last year with a rescue deal

Go North East 'a leader in social media'

REGIONAL bus giant Go North East has become the only local company to be ranked in the top 50 of travel social brands – beating international big hitters including British Airways.

Walter so proud of grandson Mark Taylor

TODAY, after reading this article, 83-year-old Walter Taylor will carefully and lovingly cut it out, then glue it into a scrapbook chronicling his grandson’s career in football.

Travel firm profits set to soar to £269.5m

TRAVEL firm Thomas Cook said profits were set to soar ahead of forecasts as it showed further signs of improvement in its UK business.

Cook cost savings increase

TRAVEL operator Thomas Cook has raised the level of cost savings it expects to secure from its £8bn merger with MyTravel.

Teaser, stock market

Wednesday lunchtime's business news

Bingo operator suffering / Thomas Cook ups merger savings target / Paragon falls another 21%

Stagecoach bus

Thursday morning's business news

Thomas Cook cutting winter hols; Stagecoach trains prove profitable; Unilever worries about commodity costs; and Bank of England man warns of danger from world financial turmoil,

THIS property, in a prominent position on Redcar’s High Street, is available to let.

The retail unit has a good pedestrian footfall, with nearby occupiers including Thomas Cook travel agents, Dawson and Sanderson, Specsavers and Adams children’s clothing retailer.

Thug jailed after aeroplane attack

AN aircraft passenger has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after he terrified passengers at 33,000ft and assaulted a member of the cabin crew.

Sunnier trading for Tui Travel

THOMSON tour operator TUI Travel has said that trading had picked up in the peak summer season, but warned UK margins were still being hit by higher fuel costs and air passenger tax.

Sports Direct 'least ethical' big firm in UK

THE sportswear business run by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has been criticised as the least ethical big company in the country.


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