Latest East Midlands Airport Stories
CAMPAIGNERS opposed to airport expansion today published plans for a Pounds 30 billion North-South, high-speed rail line to run alongside the M1 which they claim would "demolish" the case for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.
Nearly nine out of 10 complaints reported to East Midlands Airport are from the same 13 people, a report has revealed. The airport's Community and Environment Investment Report reveals that the number of complaints dropped from 7,978 in 2006 to 7,128 in 2007.
The bus service operated by East Midlands Airport, which serves Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, has been short-listed for two awards. The Castle Donington airport's Skylink bus network has been nominated in two categories of the National Transport Awards 2008.
An African chaplain has arrived at East Midlands Airport as part of a whistle-stop tour of the UK. Grace Mangula, the chaplain of Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, landed at Castle Donington to find out more about chaplaincy and aid work at British airports.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.