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.
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