Hidden disabilities assistance scheme grows at Norwich Airport

Sunflower lanyards signal discreet support for passengers with hidden disabilities

Up to 100 passengers a month are now using a special assistance scheme at Norwich Airport. The sunflower lanyards are a discreet signal to staff that wearers have hidden disabilities or conditions and may require additional support. Passengers wearing them indicate to the airport team that they may require help with check-in and security, being []

Construction lift-off for aviation maintenance hub

Norwich Airport invests £7 million in hangar and workshop for KLM UK Engineering

A ground-breaking ceremony has marked the official construction start of a £7 million aircraft maintenance hangar and workshop at Norwich Airport. Due for completion by August 2020, the facilities underline the airport’s reputation as a centre of excellence in the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) aviation sector. The hub provides KLM UK Engineering, which employs []

New route: Norwich to Cornwall Airport Newquay

New air link to South West England from East Anglia - from April 2020

Loganair continued to expand its growing network at Norwich Airport today by announcing its fifth route – a brand new service to Cornwall Airport Newquay. The airline is already the largest operator at Norwich, offering regular flights to Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Manchester and Jersey and employing a team of over 30 pilots, cabin crew and engineers []

Norwich Airport and KLM UK Engineering agree £7m hangar deal

Norwich Airport and KLM UK Engineering have agreed a deal where Norwich Airport will invest £7 million in a new hangar and workshop facilities for KLM UK Engineering at the airport to meet increased industry demand for aircraft maintenance. The project will be managed by Rigby Real Estate (RRE), the property division of airport owners, []

Norwich Airport achieves gold standard for disability access

Norwich Airport has retained the highest possible rating for disability access, having been judged ‘very good’ in an independent annual survey, and one of only two UK airports to achieve the accolade four years running. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports. []

Dementia information event at Norwich Airport

A special event showcasing how Norwich Airport is becoming more dementia friendly is being held on Friday, May 24th in support of Dementia Action Week. As part of the airport’s commitment to supporting people with hidden disabilities, it will be hosting the information event alongside Age UK Norwich, the Alzheimer’s Society and Home Instead Senior []

Norwich Airport fundraising drive for the British Heart Foundation

Norwich Airport has announced it will support the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as its Charity of the Year for 2019/20. The one-year partnership will raise money to help the BHF fund life-saving research into heart and circulatory conditions such as coronary heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia, and risk factors such as diabetes. Over the next []

Silly socks for autism at Norwich Airport

Silly socks for autism at Norwich Airport Socks in every colour of the rainbow were on show at Norwich Airport on Friday (April 5th) as staff wore their silliest pairs to work in aid of people with autism. As part of the airport’s commitment to supporting people with disabilities, staff joined Autism Anglia’s Silly Socks []

New café and pub open at Norwich Airport

Norwich welcomes Costa and The Navigator

Passengers travelling from Norwich Airport can enjoy even more choice with the opening of a brand new Costa café and Navigator pub. The new airside facilities are the latest stage in the transformation of the airport’s catering and retail offer. The last nine months have included the opening of a brand new duty free shop, []

Regional trade mission hailed success for business

Business leaders from Norfolk and Suffolk discovered the benefits of connecting regional economies on a recent trade mission to the South West. A delegation of 20 visited the area to learn more about its nuclear power and food and drink sectors, and to seek mutual business opportunities. After flying from Norwich Airport to Exeter Airport, []