Following the news that Thomson and First Choice will no longer provide flights from Tees Valley Airport, Thomson has released this statement:
"Following a business review of operations by Durham Tees Valley Airport, Thomson and First Choice have been notified that they will no longer be able to operate their flights from the airport.
"We have therefore suspended flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport for Summer 2014. We would like to reassure those customers who have already booked holidays departing from Durham Tees Valley that they will be offered an alternative choice of airport.
Our customers are our number one priority and we apologise for any inconvenience caused by this change that is beyond our control. "