Two families who thought they were off to Spain on holiday, almost ended up flying to Latvia instead, after a blunder by Ryanair staff.
East Midlands Airport's sustainable development plan is now open to the public
Six fire engines were called out to East Midlands Airport this morning in response to reports of an 'aircraft in distress'.
The latest flight path as posted on Twitter by Air Live Net shows the Jet2 Plane which took off from East Midlands Airport headed for Heraklion in Crete is circling again.
Reports suggest the aircraft could be burning off fuel before the Boeing 737 attempts to land.
Leicestershire FIre & Rescue Service have confirmed they are in attendance at East Midlands Airport, but are unable to comment any further on the Jet2 flight from East Midlands to Heraklion in Crete.
The plane which has declared an emergency after taking off from East Midlands Airport headed for Heraklion is still circling at 19,000 feet, which indicates a technical issue according to Air Live Net.
BREAKING Boeing 737 Jet2 flight #LS625 from East Midlands to Heraklion is declaring an emergency and circling at 19,000 feet.
A 737 Jet2 flight from East Midlands to Heraklion has declared an emergency and is circling at 19,000 feet, according to Air Live Net on Twitter.
More to follow.
The world's biggest plane is due to take off from East Midlands Airport at 10 o clock this morning. The Antonov-225 was made in Ukraine.
It's powered by six engines and is the longest and heaviest plane ever built with a maximum take-off weight of 6 hunderd and 40 tonnes.
It landed at the airport yesterday evening, which was filmed by Gary Hodgkinson.
The world's biggest plane is due to take off from East Midlands Airport at 10am today.
The Antonov-225 is a Ukrainian-built plane powered by six engines and is the longest and heaviest plane ever built with a maximum take-off weight of 640 tonnes.
It landed yesterday evening at the airport.
The world's biggest plane landed at East Midlands Airport today. The Antonov-225 is a Ukrainian-built cargo plane.
It will be taking off again tomorrow.
Rugby's Webb Ellis Cup will be at East Midlands Airport today before heading off to Japan.
It is part of a tour ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, where it will travel to all 15 countries taking part.
Leicester City's King Power Stadium is one of the venues.
A plane headed to East Midlands Airport from the Portuguese holiday resort of Faro declared an on-board emergency when a passenger was taken ill.
The pilot called ahead to alert the airport to the situation, but the plane landed safely and on time.
Early reports suggest a flight from Faro headed for East Midlands Airport has declared an on-board emergency while travelling over Hertfordshire.