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.
Newcastle International Airport say their daily Emirates service to Dubai has reached record passenger numbers.
The route, hailed as a game changer for the North East upon its arrival in 2007, carried 22,745 passengers in August from Newcastle and its Dubai hub.
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Hosting her first PMQ's as Prime Minister, Theresa May told Catherine McKinnell that she had 'fond memories' of Newcastle Airport.
The Newcastle North MP praised the airport for being voted the best in the UK, but said bosses there were really waiting for a decision on expansion to Heathrow Airport.
Mrs. May say would would be made in 'due course'.
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Delays of up to 15 min between Gateshead and Airport due to failed train
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
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.