January 31 2015 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.
Around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures including two in Essex - a Homeplus store at Chelmsford and a smaller store in Heybridge.