The "ripple effect" of the restrictions on London airspace have meant some delays at East Midlands airport, a spokesperson has told ITV News.
We've had a marginal delay to some of the outbound and inbound flights. Two outbounds and three inbounds have been delayed. The flights that have been delayed, one of them's been called to board, so things are moving, but it's a little bit slower. The impact of the London area has a ripple effect on the country.
Flights out of Birmingham Airport may be delayed due to the restrictions on London airspace, a spokesperson has told ITV News.
Flights going north out of Birmingham should not be affected, but some heading south may be rerouted, causing some delays.
The advice is to check on our website, aircraft might take off a bit delayed because of the aircraft having to reroute. Passengers should check on the website and with their airline, it's on a flight by flight basis.
The spokesperson added that Birmingham have not taken any diverted flights from London but "if we're asked we'll take them".
There is disruption to some flights to and from Birmingham and East Midlands Airport due to a technical problem at the Swanwick Air Traffic Control centre.
Passengers are being advised to contact their airlines.
UK Airspace is being affected by the power outage at the Swanwick control centre which is causing delays and disruption to flights country-wide.
Birmingham and East Midlands Airport say they have not yet been requested to take in diverted flights from London following airspace closure across the capital.
All London airspace has been closed until 7pm as a result of a computer failure, European flight safety body Eurocontrol said.
Flights to and from the UK are expected to be severely delayed this evening, as a result.
The runway at East Midlands Airport has reopened after a temporary closure this evening.
AirLiveNet.com originally reported that the runway closed due to a plane landing with a technical fault, but the air traffic monitoring website tweeted in the last few moments saying traffic was stopped because a plane caught fire.
UPDATE EMA: We got the information East Midlands Airport stopped all traffic because a Jet2 plane caught fire on the runway.
All flights that were kept in a holding pattern are now being brought in to land.
Monarch Airlines is ending all flights from East Midlands Airport in April next year.
The carrier currently offers more than 30 flights a week to nine destinations across Europe from East Midlands.
The airline says staff based at the airport will be relocated to Birmingham and Luton.
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Jet2 have confirmed to ITV News Central this morning that the emergency over East Midlands airport was not caused by a passenger on board the plane but by a "minor" mechanical issue.
A team of engineers and mechanics will now be examining the plane over the next few days.
The plane was last night diverted to Manchester airport where passengers disembarked and continued their trip to Heraklion on a different plane.
East Midlands airport were only able to confirm that a plane was held for a while over the airport as a "precautionary measure".
Speaking after a Boeing 737 Jet2 plane declared an emergency after taking off from East Midlands Airport headed for Crete, an official for the airline said:
Flight LS625 has landed safely at Manchester Airport. All passengers have disembarked and will shortly continue on their journey to Greece on board another aircraft. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers”.