The Exeter based airline, Flybe says it's cutting 500 posts to cope with what it calls 'challenging times.'
A pilots' union says it's 'shocked' by the news. Flybe is now consulting with unions and staff.
Our Exeter reporter, Richard Lawrence has the story
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Feeling cold and still cloudy in the West but fewer showers than earlier in the week.
It'll be a cloudy day for most of Thursday with fewer showers than earlier in the week but still feeling cool.