Around 60,000 travellers are expected to pass through East Midlands Airport over Easter.
ITV News Central has been talking to passengers who are jetting off in hope of some Easter sunshine.
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Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.
Passengers have been warned to expect disruption on East Midlands Trains this weekend because of work on the main line into St Pancras.
A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.