At least 20 new jobs have been created at Norwich Airport. The airport says it needs to recruit extra staff to cater for a predicted increase in passenger numbers this summer compared to last year. New routes to destinations such as Tenerife and Tunisia are set to be launched.
The airline bmi regional is marking a decade of flights between Norwich and Aberdeen. The service first started on 31 March 2003 and now operates twice daily on weekdays.
Cathal O’Connell chief executive of bmi regional, said: "Since the launch of the Aberdeen to Manchester and Norwich service, we have had consistently strong load factors, thanks to the continued support of our customers."
Flights have now returned to normal at Norwich Airport following disruption after an emergency landing this morning.
A Norwich-Amsterdam flight returned to the airport after the pilot identified a technical problem.
The aircraft landed safely at 7:30am and the runway was briefly closed while routine safety inspections took place.
A plane has had to make an emergency landing at Norwich Airport.
The pilot on the flight from Amsterdam took action after a cockpit warning.
The aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries.
Holt Road was closed while the plane landed as a safety precaution.
Passengers are being warned that there may be residual delays to flights in and out of Norwich Airport.
Heavy snowfall in Europe is causing delays to some flights at Stansted Airport.
Passengers are being advised to check with their airline before travelling.
Services are affected to/from France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
Flight KL1505 from Amsterdam to Norwich airport has been cancelled.
Plans have been unveiled to create an aviation business park at Norwich International Airport.
The airport has teamed up with a Cambridge-based property company Wrenbridge to build the new 850,000sq ft park.
And the development already has its first tenant - Air Livery.
The company which paints aircraft, plans to open a new state-of-the art painting facility which could lead to the creation of 120 jobs.
The park will be built on 100 acres of land to the north east of the main runway. The land is currently jointly owned by Norwich City and Norfolk County Council.
Andrew Bell, CEO of Norwich International Airport said: "This announcement marks another positive step forward for the Airport and further demonstrates the key role it plays as a driver of direct and indirect employment and economic growth in the region"