Two regional airports in the south are starting new services this week.
Today Minoan Air start flying to Edinburgh and Dublin from Oxford. This is one of a number of airlines who have tried to launch new routes in recent years.
On Wednesday services start from Shoreham to Paris.
The move comes as some established airlines are cutting services. Ryanair has announced up to 1,000 job losses at Stansted in Essex.
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