A group of children who have faced their own battles with health have taken to the skies on a very special mission to try and find Santa.
More choice for travellers at Leeds Bradford airport after announcement by Monarch airline
British Airways is to start four-times-a-day flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Heathrow.
Leeds Bradford Airport have confirmed that the airport is back to normal after today's stormy conditions wreaked travel chaos.
An improvement in the weather means that the flights are arriving and departing the airport as normal, but bosses are saying that due to the backlog created today, some services may still be delayed.
As ever, customers are advised to check our website to check departure and arrival times.”
A number of flights in and out of Leeds Bradford have been delayed this morning, with some being cancelled all together because of severe winds.
– Leeds Bradford Airport
We recommend you contact your airline or tour operator and check the status of your flight before arriving at the airport. You can also check the latest flight information by clicking onto our arrivals and departures page.
An air steward has been charged following the seizure of approximately two and a half kilos of heroin at Leeds Bradford International Airport.
Border Force officers found the drugs inside baggage that had arrived on a flight from Islamabad in Pakistan.
Syed Shahrukh Shah, 31, from Pakistan, appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court on Thursday charged with the importation of a Class A drug. He did not enter a plea and has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance at Leeds Crown Court on 5 December.
Following the seizure by Border Force, the investigation and prosecution are being carried out by the National Crime Agency.
The use of special security scanners to detect improvised explosive devices is to be brought to Leeds Bradford Airport as the threat level remains "substantial" with an attack "a strong possibility".
The scanners were put into use at airports including Heathrow in response to the threat to aviation posed by non-metallic improvised explosive devices, such as that used in the attack on Northwest Flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day 2009.
In that incident, a 23-year-old Nigerian attempted to ignite an explosive device strapped to his leg by injecting a liquid into it. He was badly burned before being subdued.
Travellers from in Yorkshire will be provided with what is being called, 'a gateway to Scandinavia' as Leeds Bradford Airport announce direct flights to Denmark.
The flights to Copenhagen will run twice a week, starting in March 2014.
Members of the 609 (West Riding) Squadron and their families have laid wreaths to mark Remembrance Day at the Squadron’s two memorial sites in Leeds Bradford Airport.
The airport's Chaplain, Rev’d Richard Dimmery, led the service at the Squadron’s recently-restored memorial, in the departure lounge. The wreaths were laid by 83-year-old John Matley from Morley, Leeds who served in the squadron from 1951-53.
The Royal Auxiliary Air Force Squadron was formed over 80 years ago and started its flying history at the old the RAF station of Yeadon.
John Mately said; ”It's very important to remember people who have died serving their country and I feel honoured to be able to lay this wreath at this very special ceremony today.”
The Rev’d Richard Dimmery added: “I feel privileged to share this special commemoration with members of the 609 squadron and their families. It was both a poignant and reflective occasion.”
A flight from Leeds to Amsterdam had to turn round this morning due to a technical problem. The Jet two departure landed back at Leeds Bradford Airport safely and the problem is currently being investigated.
It is understood passengers are facing delays at Leeds Bradford Airport this morning as the baggage check-in belt failed. Thousands of passengers are due to use the airport this weekend. More to follow.
Officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle 30,000 cigarettes through Leeds Bradford Airport, disguising them in a specially adapted waistcoat.
They were seized just after 11pm yesterday when officers became suspicious that two male passengers arriving on a flight from Vilnius, Lithuania, were wearing bulky and ill-fitting jackets. They were searched, along with a third man travelling with them. All three were Lithuanian.
Flights at Leeds Bradford Airport have been delayed and cancelled by more overnight snow. Travellers are advised to check their flight before setting out for the airport.
– Leeds Bradford International Airport
"We advise you to contact your airline or tour operator and check the status of your flight before arriving at the airport."