Newcastle International Airport anticipates this weekend to bethe busiest of the year so far.
45,000 customers are expected to travel over the Bank Holiday, with 410 flights scheduled over the four day period.
A spokesperson from Newcastle International Airport said some of the most popular destinations are the Canaries, Spain, Tunisia, Malta and New York as people search for warmer weather.
More top news
Jake Berry toured the New Wear Crossing and had a briefing with senior councillors, officials and construction workers.
The proprietor of a pub in Gristhorpe has been fined £600 for serious breaches of food hygiene regulations.
The Black Cats defender will make his return from injury against in the Cumbrians on Tuesday night in the Carabao Cup.