Search

Heraklion, Crete announced as new destination from Norwich Airport

PUBLISHED: 14:05 20 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:50 20 April 2017

A view of Heraklion in Crete taken from the marina. Picture: Sam Beattie/PA Images

A view of Heraklion in Crete taken from the marina. Picture: Sam Beattie/PA Images

PA Archive/PA Images

A new destination has been added to the list for sun-seekers flying from Norwich Airport.

Norwich Airport. P
icture: Simon Finlay Norwich Airport. P icture: Simon Finlay

Thomson and First Choice announced today that from summer 2018 people will be able to jet to Heraklion on Crete. Thomson said it was part of a strategy to “ensure customers across the UK can fly from their local airport and stay at the finest hotels in some of the most captivating destinations”.

Karen Switzer, director of aviation planning for TUI UK & Ireland, said: “Adding more capacity from Norwich with the introduction of a new route to Heraklion, Crete demonstrates our commitment to both the airport and the local community in the area.”

Richard Pace, managing director of Norwich Airport, said: “We are delighted to hear that Thomson and First Choice are increasing the number of flights, holidays and destinations available from Norwich Airport. This decision further demonstrates their commitment to the airport.”

Other news

41 minutes ago

Superb sporting images, star names and great games from yester-year will be remembered as a new group launches in Lowestoft next week.

MPs from across the region have met with ambulance bosses amid ongoing concerns over the crisis that hit the service during the festive period.

With a fizz and a pop and an appropriate amount of flame, pupils were introduced to a world of chemistry they could do at home at Ormiston Denes Academy this week.

09:30

This year’s High Sheriff Awards have been presented to a selection of Suffolk’s most devoted charitable individuals and organisations.

Most Read

Yesterday, 17:34

A proud primary school headteacher has praised staff and pupils after a recent Ofsted report found the school “is improving towards being outstanding”.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:08

Police are urging the public to stay vigilant and report suspicious behaviour after a spate of shed break-ins.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:12

Green Jack brewery’s Ripper has won a prestigious award on the opening day of the Campaign for Real Ale’s Great British Beer Festival Winter.

Read more
United Kingdom
Mon, 09:34

A major high street unit which has been empty for more than a year will once again be welcoming customers through its doors.

Read more
Britten Centre
Yesterday, 15:00

A teenager accused of aggravated vehicle taking has been given “one last chance” to have a pre-sentence report prepared on him by the probation service before he is sentenced next month.

Read more

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 2°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter