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Jet2 start flights from Birmingham Airport

Jet2 aeroplane Credit: PA

Jet2 have started new flights from Birmingham Airport, creating 200 new jobs.

The first flight left for Malaga this morning. The budget airline will offer 23 destinations from Birmingham Airport, which will see around 57 weekly flights.

Flights will operate from Birmingham Airport this summer to:

  • Alicante (Costa Blanca, Benidorm and Calpe)
  • Crete
  • Faro (The Algarve and Albufeira)
  • Fuerteventura
  • Girona (Costa Brava, Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar)
  • Gran Canaria
  • Ibiza
  • Lanzarote
  • Majorca
  • Malaga (Costa Del Sol, Torremolinos and Merja)
  • Menorca
  • Paphos
  • Reus (Costa Dorada and Salou)
  • Rhodes
  • Tenerife

Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive of Birmingham Airport, said:

This is a significant day for Birmingham Airport as we welcome our newest partner to the West Midlands.Customers from the region will have access to more choice than ever.

– Birmingham Airport, Paul Kehoe


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Emergency services to hold knife amnesties in Northamptonshire

The aim is to encourage people to surrender weapons Credit: ITV News Anglia

Emergency services in Northamptonshire have joined forces to tackle knife crime.

The Police and Fire Service will hold two knife amnesties next week to encourage people to hand in weapons anonymously.

The aim is to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives and reduce the number of violent crimes in the county.

Where can you hand the weapons in?

  • Tuesday 14 March - Mobile Police Station at St Georges Street from 1pm to 4pm
  • Friday 17 March - Mobile Police Station at Semilong Road from 1pm to 4pm.
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