Airline Focus

Birmingham Passengers Offered Fast Track to the US

July 12, 2013 0

  Aer Arann-operated Aer Lingus Regional has introduced a service which allows Birmingham-based passengers to fast track their journey to the US through Dublin Airport, Ireland. Birmingham passengers can now connect through Dublin to complete […]

Airline Focus

New Billund Flight Starts from Birmingham Airport

June 6, 2013 0

  The UK’s Birmingham Airport has welcomed carrier bmi regional’s inaugural flight to Billund, Denmark.  The six-times-a-week service is the last of four new routes launched by the airline this year from Birmingham, adding to […]


Birmingham Airport Maintains Track-Keeping Performance

May 8, 2013 0

Birmingham Airport has maintained its “excellent” track-keeping performance, with 99% of all departing aircraft staying ‘on track’ in 2012, beating its annual target of 95%. The airport has invested heavily in monitoring aircraft track-keeping and […]

Airline Focus

New European Routes at Birmingham

January 25, 2013 0

UK airline bmi regional will start flying to Gothenburg, Lyon and Toulouse from Birmingham Airport. The carrier’s Chief Executive, Cathal O’Connell, said:  “The launch of these routes is a continuation of bmi regional’s promise to […]


Runway Extension Begins

December 4, 2012 0

Work has started on a runway extension at Birmingham Airport, UK.  By extending the existing runway by 1, 328ft (405m), aircraft will be able to take off with more fuel and fly directly to destinations […]


Monarch Creates Jobs at Birmingham

November 20, 2012 0

Independent aircraft maintenance provider, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), has today (November 20) announced plans to expand its operations with a new 110,000sq ft (10,219m2) maintenance facility, creating 150 jobs with the potential for a further […]

Airline Focus

United Celebrates 15 Years at Birmingham

November 12, 2012 0

United Airlines’ celebrity chef James ‘Chef Jimmy’ Canora entertained the airline’s customers at Warwick Castle, UK, on November 8, in celebration of 15 years’ service from Birmingham to New York/Newark, USA. Since inaugurating the daily […]


SAS Launches Birmingham to Stockholm

October 23, 2012 0

From October 29, SAS Scandinavian Airlines will operate a new direct route from Birmingham to Stockholm.  The service will run daily, except Saturdays, using a 120-seater Boeing 737-600 aircraft. SAS Regional General Manager for the […]


“Forget The South East, Think Birmingham Airport”

October 5, 2012 0

As fresh arguments continue over the Heathrow problem, CEO Paul Kehoe tells Roy Allen that many should consider the merits of fast-developing Birmingham Airport. Birmingham Airport lies just six miles (10km) from the heart of […]