Flybe's collapse has been averted after the Government told the airline it would review air passenger duty (APD) and shareholders agreed to inject additional investment.
A north-east mum and her two small children had to travel for 10 hours to reach Belfast after a struggling airline axed their flight at the 11th hour due to pilot shortage.
Aberdeen is losing a vital air link to another London airport.
Flybe has rejected an indicative counter offer for the regional airline, saying its imminent takeover by the Connect Airways consortium is the only viable option.
Flybe suffered a turbulent day in the City after reassuring the market over its ability to keep flying from airports including Aberdeen and Inverness.
Flights between Aberdeen and Newcastle are to increase next week to help meet the growing demand of the oil and gas sector.
A consortium led by Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group is pumping cash into regional airline Flybe to keep its takeover target flying.
Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group have swooped on regional airline Flybe in a £2.2 million deal which will see the creation of a new airline group.
Low-cost carrier Flybe has said that it will pull the plug on its flights to and from Sumburgh in Shetland from next month.
Regional airline Flybe will go head to head with British Airways (BA) on the Aberdeen to London Heathrow route next year.
The outgoing boss of Bond Offshore Helicopters, Luke Farajallah, is trading rotor blades for fixed wings, it emerged yesterday.