Thousands due to fly from East Midlands Airport this Easter

Passengers waiting for their flight to Lanzarote this morning Credit: ITV News Central

East Midlands Airport is expected to deal with more than 166,000 passengers through its terminals this weekend.

These passengers are waiting to fly out to Lanzarote. A record number of people are estimated to be heading of the sunshine this Easter weekend to escape the freezing weather for sunnier times.


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More than 60,000 passengers are expected to travel through East Midlands Airport between now and next Tuesday.