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Newcastle Airport 'in favour' of Heathrow expansion

Summer check in at Newcastle Airport Credit: Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport say they are 'absolutely' still in favour of the expansion of Heathrow Airport - with a link to the capital vital for business and tourism.

They're expected to comment further when the official announcement is made on whether Heathrow or Gatwick will be given the go-ahead for a new runway.

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Newcastle-Malaga flights cancelled over French air traffic control strike

Ryanair flights from Newcastle to Malaga have been cancelled on Tuesday due to a French air traffic control strike.

Flights FR5158 from Malaga to Newcastle and flight FR5159 from Newcastle to Malaga have been cancelled

New flights to Berlin and Las Palmas from Newcastle Airport

Easyjet flight (library image) Credit: PA (library image)

Easyjet is to launch two new new routes from Newcastle International Airport to Berlin in Germany and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.

The two new routes will start on 1st November.

The easyJet flight to Berlin Schoenefeld will be the only one operating in the North East, and will leave on a Tuesday, Thursday and a Saturday.

Flights from Newcastle to Las Palmas will leave every Tuesday over the winter season.

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