August 29 2014 Latest news:
Ben Woods, Business writer
Monday, January 6, 2014
Norwich International Airport has announced extra flights to Malta before the start of the summer season.
National airline Air Malta said it is adding four extra flights starting from Tuesday April 8 to meet a fresh demand for holidays during the Spring and Easter period.
The direct flights from Norwich airport to Malta will depart weekly through to October 21.
Andrew Bell, the airport’s chief executive, said: “Malta is an exceptionally popular destination from our region and we are pleased that Air Malta has taken the decision to increase their services and enhance the travel options from Norwich International Airport in the Spring of 2014.”
A spokesman for Air Malta said there is a noticeable increase in demand for shoulder and off-peak holidays.
A Norwich-based business which started as a “man with a van” operation is eyeing further expansion after seeing its predicted turnover increase from £6,000 to £340,000 within five years.