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Picture: Sterling Airlines launches balloon competition – 17 Aug 2007

Sterling Airlines released 1,000 balloons into the skies over Leicester last weekend to celebrate the airline’s first flights out of East Midlands Airport.


East Midlands Airport managing director Penny Coates releases balloons into the skies over Leicester


The airline, which will begin flying to Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo this October, gave the public the chance to win tickets by writing messages in the balloons.


The first five people to find balloons won two tickets for a Sterling flight.


Pictured is East Midlands Airport managing director Penny Coates.

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