East Midlands Airport is the 12th busiest airport in the UK. Over 4 million passengers passed through in 2011. The airport is an important UK departure point for low-cost airline Ryanair. You will also find a wide choice of routes with Flybe and Jet2.com. The summer season sees a huge increase in flights, with tour operators Monarch, Thomson and Thomas Cook operating dozens of routes to the popular beach holiday regions of Europe and beyond. 2012 saw around 12 airlines flying to around 80 different destinations.
A comprehensive choice of destinations includes most of the key holiday airports in Cyprus, Malta, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Madeira, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Portugal and Italy. East Midlands has an especially wide choice of routes to Spain and Greece. A strong presence from Ryanair and Jet2.com ensures a good choice of European city destinations. Flights head for 8 different airports in France alone. Poland and Italy are also exceptionally well served. Seasonal winter flights head for key ski holiday airports in Switzerland, Austria and France. Long-haul routes include Mexico, Cape Verde, New York and Florida. East Midlands also offers flights to Jersey, Guernsey, the Republic of Ireland and domestic airports in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Main flight operators from East Midlands:
•Flybe • Thomas Cook
Top 10 destinations (passenger numbers) in 2010:• Malaga
• Palma de Mallorca
Find live flight information at http://www.eastmidlandsairport.com/