Midlands Flights

THE MIDLANDS – AIRPORTS & FLIGHT INFORMATION

The widest choice of airlines and destinations is found at Birmingham and East Midlands. Residents in the Midlands should also consider Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff.

BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT

An important UK departure point for package holidays. Also a high volume of budget flights with low-cost airlines Ryanair and flybe. The summer season sees tour operators like Monarch operating routes to beach holiday destinations. Companies like Thomson and Thomas Cook figure prominently. A wide choice of routes to sunshine holiday favourites, European cities and domestic UK airports. A much smaller number of routes serve destinations in North Africa. the Middle East, the Caribbean and Asia.

Website: www.birminghamairport.co.uk/

EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT

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 tour operators Monarch, Thomson and Thomas Cook operating dozens of routes to the popular beach holiday regions of Europe and beyond. Around 12 airlines flying to around 80 different destinations that include most of the key holiday airports in Cyprus, Malta, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Madeira, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Portugal and Italy.

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. 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 the Republic of Ireland and domestic airports in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Website: www.eastmidlandsairport.com/

DONCASTER SHEFFIELD AIRPORT

An important UK departure point for charter airline Thomson Airways. Also has flights with low-cost airline Wizz Air. The summer season sees tour operators Thomson and Thomas Cook operating routes to beach holiday destinations in Europe. Ryanair also operate a couple of seasonal routes to Spain.

Destinations includes many of the key holiday airports in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Portugal and Italy. A strong presence from Wizz Air ensures an excellent choice of routes to Poland. Doncaster Sheffield also offers flights to Jersey. Occasional charter holiday flights head for Barbados.

Website: www.robinhoodairport.com/

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