Ruth Mitchell

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Eastern airways nominated for best domestic airline award

UK regional airline, Eastern Airways, which flies from Newcastle International Airport, has been nominated for a travel industry award in the category “Best UK domestic airline for business”.

The Buying Business Travel Diamond Awards 2009 represent the views of people such as company travel buyers, arrangers and travel agents.

Eastern Airways was named Newcastle’s most punctual scheduled airline for 2007 and this latest nomination was selected by a panel of business travel journalists.

Rob Thompson, Eastern Airways’ commercial director based in Newcastle, said: “To be short-listed for the best domestic business airline award is a tremendous achievement in itself. This nomination is a great testament to the outstanding efforts of our teams on the ground and in the air and demonstrates that our high quality domestic services meet the needs of business travellers.”

Over 50 staff are employed by Eastern Airways at Newcastle and the airline has been operating from the North East since 2003. In total the airline flies from 18 UK and European airports. To support Eastern Airways’ nomination, travellers can vote for the airline by visiting

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Ruth Mitchell .

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