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Latest East Midlands Airport Stories

2008-09-27 00:00:27

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is to stop flights between East Midlands Airport and Shannon. The airline, the largest at the Castle Donington airport, will drop the Shannon to East Midlands route from October 31, after two new routes are added from the Irish airport.

2008-09-14 00:00:20

By Catherine Oakes; Caroline Jones A Derbyshire family have been left angry and upset after being told via a text message that flights for a long-awaited holiday were cancelled.

2008-08-15 03:00:23

By Robin Johnson The first phase of the multi-million-pound redevelopment of East Midlands Airport has been completed with the opening of a new pounds1.6m duty-free shop.

2008-08-09 00:00:21

Nine baggage weighing scales at East Midlands Airport were found to be giving inaccurate readings. Trading standards officers carried out routine checks at the Castle Donington airport and found nine out of 52 scales were faulty.

2008-07-30 00:00:33

The number of people using East Midlands Airport is continuing to grow. The Castle Donington airport saw passenger numbers for June rise by 5% on the same month last year to 563,159. Passenger numbers have risen at the airport for the ninth successive quarter.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.