Unions will begin talks today at Flybe's headquarters in Exeter to try to fight the proposed 500 job losses.
Despite the airline showing a profit of £14million, the company's chief executive insists the cuts are necessary across the business to ensure it can grow in future.
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Stephen Gilbert who was the constituency's MP from 2010-15 will contest the St Austell & Newquay seat for the Liberal Democrats on 8 June.
It'll be dry and sunny to begin with this Bank Holiday weekend in the West, but with showers just around the corner.
It's a mixed weekend for the South West ahead with sunshine on Saturday but rain and showers across Sunday and Monday.