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Bristol International Airport installs showers

Passengers travelling from Bristol International Airport will now be able to keep fresh and clean thanks to the installation of some new showers.Jason Wescott, head of sales at the south-west travel hub, said the new washrooms could be used by passengers who had undertaken long flights and were going straight to meetings."The shower facilities mean that they can now arrive refreshed and firing on all cylinders," he added. -FHR Travel Services

Open day at Humberside Airport

An open day has been announced at Humberside Airport, with a special emphasis on flights to Jersey.It will take place on Sunday, March 8th and could be of interest to anyone who is considering flying to the Channel Island.Humberside Airport Travel, the Jersey Tourist Board and Airways Holidays are all sharing hosting duties on the day, with the hotels and facilities available in Jersey being discussed. -FHR Travel Services

London City Airport to launch Denmark flights

London City Airport is to welcome a new service to the Danish city of Billund.The two daily flights will be offered by Sun-Air, a franchise partner of British Airways.Dornier 328 British Airways-branded aircraft will be used on the route, which is expected to prove popular with both business and leisure passengers. -FHR Travel Services

Christmas treat for Prestwick Airport passengers

Sick Scottish children have jetted off to Lapland from Prestwick Airport as part of a festive charity treat. Named the Lapland Express, a special charter plane left the airport early on Wednesday morning, carrying 57 children who are currently battling life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families. For the duration of the trip, the special passengers will get to ride snowmobiles and take husky rides across the Arctic Circle as well as meet Santa and his reindeer. -FHR Travel Services

East Midlands Airport protects local residents

East Midlands Airport has spent a record amount of money soundproofing the homes of local residents, reports the Leicester Mercury.Airport bosses handed out 189 grants for double glazing, new doors and loft insulation, coming to £750,000 in total, after people living under the flight paths complained about the noise.Local resident John Poxon was successful in applying for a grant of £2,000 for new doors and windows and believes his standard of living has dramatically improved. -FHR Travel Services

Power outage causes delays at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport was thrown into chaos earlier today when a power cut caused flights to be delayed by up to an hour.According to the Manchester Evening News, the whole of the airport was left without any electricity at around 05:30 BST this morning.Engineers desperately tried to get the lines back on after a flood in one of the electrical plant rooms affected the building's supply. -FHR Travel Services

Airport parking plans for mushroom farm

A new airport parking site to cater for Bristol Airport flyers is being planned on a mushroom farm in a north Somerset village.Developers want to turn the farm in Langford into a large airport parking area for around 1,200 cars, the Weston and Somerset Mercury has revealed.But Bristol Park and Fly's plans for the new park and ride scheme at Monaghan's Mushroom Farm are worrying local residents. -FHR Travel Services

Grease is the word at Piccadilly

Grease is set to make a triumphant return to the capital's theatre, circuit this summer at the Piccadilly in the West End. -FHR Travel Services