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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The day's gusts will ease as the evening goes on. It will be mostly dry with cloud cover but occasional clear spells.
Strong winds will steadily ease through this evening and overnight, but it will remain dry with clear spells.
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