Latest Newcastle International Airport Stories

2010-07-26 11:37:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is helping travellers celebrate the 75th anniversary of Newcastle International Airport with a special return fare on its flights between Newcastle and Heathrow. British Airways is offering a return flight to London Heathrow for just 1 Pounds sterling (subject to availability) which, with taxes/fees and charges means that the total paid by passengers will be only 75 pounds. The special promotional return fare, which is now being made...

2008-09-22 09:00:37

By Deborah Johnson AIRLINE Emirates is bucking the widespread turbulence sweeping the aviation sector by reducing fares by up to 20 per cent. The Dubai-based carrier, which flies from Newcastle International Airport, said it is cutting passengers? costs due to a reduction in oil prices.

2008-09-12 18:00:24

By ADAM JUPP THOUSANDS of North East holidaymakers have been left stranded abroad after a major tour operator crashed. And thousands more have seen their travel plans scuppered by the collapse of the XL Leisure Group, which was announced today.

2008-09-09 18:00:00

By Andrew Mernin BUDGET airline Flybe is hoping to launch new flights from Newcastle to Scandinavia and Germany on the back of record financial results.

2008-08-18 00:00:28

HOLIDAYMAKERS could be hit by delays as staff consider strike action at Newcastle International Airport. Baggage handlers and check-in staff are expected to be balloted about whether to walk out in a pay dispute.

2008-08-13 15:00:00

By AMY HUNT MILLIONS of passengers and hundreds of planes pass through Newcastle International Airport every year. But as well as holidaymakers and flight crew, the 184 hectare airport site has a number of other regular visitors.

2008-08-07 18:01:12

A HOLIDAY jet flew across the Atlantic to Newcastle despite a passenger finding a note claiming there was a bomb on board, it emerged yesterday. The man found the hand-written note in a toilet only 20 minutes into the flight from the Dominican Republic to Newcastle International Airport.

2008-08-06 18:00:23

AN international airport was forced to close temporarily when a warplane over-ran the runway. Nobody was hurt when an RAF Tornado from 13 Squadron made an emergency landing at Newcastle International Airport at 4.55pm yesterday.

2008-08-02 18:00:15

By Dan Warburton SECURITY officers at Newcastle International Airport are confiscating 40 cans of beans a week from customer hand luggage. New rules on liquids being taken on to planes were brought in two years ago after a plot to blow up a transatlantic airline was unearthed.

2008-06-25 18:00:00

By Christopher Knox AN air freight company expects to grow its turnover from pounds 1.5m to pounds 20m in the next five years after merging with a rival.

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