SAS Scandinavian Airlines to resume service from Stockholm to Birmingham Airport

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has announced it will resume flights to Stockholm from Birmingham Airport
commencing on Friday 30 March 2018. It previously operated the route until Friday 27 June 2014

This currently unserved route will operate twice weekly on Fridays and Sundays using a variety
of aircraft types including 120 seat Boeing 737s

William Pearson, Birmingham Airport's Aviation Director, said: "SAS is a long standing airline at
Birmingham Airport and it's great to see an expansion of its services to include a new route of
Stockholm added to its existing route of Copenhagen"

"The Swedish capital offers something for everyone as a vibrant and cultural Nordic hub with
beautiful architecture. The city stretches across fourteen islands meaning there is stunning
scenery. It also offers great nightlife and restaurants and local warmth and hospitality"

Niko Ek, Regional Sales Manager, Scandinavian Airlines commented: "We are glad to soon
be starting our new route from Birmingham, where we have seen a growing demand from
our passengers, both traveling for pleasure and business"

Fares will start from £82.00 one way including taxes and charges

SAS schedule to Stockholm from Friday 30 March 2018

0800/0840 SK2553/2554 737 from/to Stockholm
- operates weekly on Friday
0935/1015 SK2553/2554 737 from/to Stockholm
- operates weekly on Sunday

Aircraft type subject to confirmation

Wednesday 18 October 2017

United Airlines operate their final service to Newark from Birmingham on Thursday 5 October 2017

United Airlines operated their final service from Birmingham to Newark New York
on Thursday 5 October 2017 with the Airport Fire Service marking this with a water
cannon salute as the aircraft taxied out for departure off Runway 33....

.... in return United Boeing 757 N18112 rolled its wings in salute

.... as it climbed away over Birmingham city centre

Continental Airlines - which merged with United Airlines in 2010 - commenced the route
back on Tuesday 15 July 1997 when Boeing 757 N12114 operated the inaugural flight

- Boeing 767's and Douglas DC10's have also been used on the route over the years
which at its peak was operated on a twice daily basis using Boeing 757's
Thursday 5 October 2017

Saturday 30 September 2017 - Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VNEW arrives for attention by Monarch

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VNEW was an evening arrival from Heathrow for attention
by Monarch Aircraft Engineering - this is the first Boeing 787-9 to visit BHX

Saturday 2 September 2017 - Hainan Boeing 787-8 B-2723 diverts in from foggy Manchester

Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 B-2723 was a morning arrival when it diverted in due to poor visibility at Manchester

More photos later

Eurowings to launch short seasonal service to Berlin for Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 holidays

Eurowings, the German low-cost carrier, has announced it will launch flights from Birmingham
to Berlin. This new service will operate twice weekly on Fridays and Sundays from 1 December
2017 until 7 January 2018 catering for the Christmas market and New Year city break seekers

William Pearson, Aviation Director for Birmingham Airport, said: "It's fantastic to see Eurowings
expanding its list of routes from Birmingham Airport to cater for the popular festive market"

"Berlin is a great city with world renowned museums, architecture, entertainment venues, nightlife
and a cosmopolitan culture. We are sure these flights will be very popular with those passengers
seeking a city break around the festive season"

Eurowings is headquartered in Cologne and serves a network of domestic and European destinations
as well as some long-haul routes. From Birmingham it already operates flights to Dusseldorf and
Vienna with a seasonal service to Salzburg planned to start on Saturday 9 December 2017

Ivan Orec, Network Development & Airport Relations Manager for Eurowings, said: "We know how
popular traditional German markets are around Christmas time and Berlin has one of the world's best.
It's also a fantastic city to be in to celebrate the New Year with lots going on outdoors as well as great
nightlife to enjoy. These flights are running for one month and so we urge passengers to book early
as we expect seats to sell quickly"
Eurowings schedule to Berlin from 1 December 2017

1420/1500 EW8330/8331 319 from/to Berlin Tegel
- operates on Friday and Sunday

Flights will be operated by a Germanwings Airbus A319 between 1 December 2017
and 8 January 2018 with no flights/revised schedule during Christmas/New Year

Thursday 31 August 2017

Tuesday 29 August 2017 - Bombardier Global Express T7-SKA is an afternoon departure to Van Nuys

Bombardier Global Express T7-SKA which had arrived the previous Friday....

.... was an afternoon departure to Van Nuys, Los Angeles

Capital Air Ambulance Super King Air G-XVIP was an afternoon visitor to the Elmdon apron

Blue Air Boeing 737-85F YR-BMC operated their morning flight to Larnaca

Blue Air Boeing 737-42C YR-BAO operated their afternoon flight from Bucharest

Freebird Airbus A320-214 TC-FHY operated their weekly IT/inclusive tour flight from Antalya

Wizz Air Airbus A321-231 HA-LXU operated their evening service from Budapest - its first visit to BHX

Police - NPAS - Eurocopter EC 135 T2+ G-POLD comes into land on the Elmdon apron
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Sunday 27 August 2017 - Adria Canadair CRJ-900LR S5-AAO flying for Swiss from Zurich

Adria Canadair CRJ-900LR S5-AAO operated the evening Swiss service from Zurich - its first visit to BHX

Air India Boeing 787-8 VT-ANY operated their flight from Amritsar via Delhi - also on its first visit to BHX

CityJet Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B EI-FWC operated the afternoon Brussels Airlines service from Brussels

Germanwings Airbus A319-112 D-AKNS operated the afternoon Eurowings service from Dusseldorf

Emirates Airbus A380-842 A6-EUP operated their evening service from Dubai - its first visit to BHX

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENF operated their morning service from Dubai

Orange2fly Airbus A320-232 SX-SOF operated the Norwegian service to Barcelona

Eurowings Europe Airbus A319-132 OE-LYZ operated their service to Vienna

Vueling Airbus A320-232 EC-MES operated their flight to Malaga

United Boeing 757-224 N14120 which is in "Star Alliance" colours operated their service to Newark

Blue Air Boeing 737-3Y0 YR-BAP operated their flight from Bucharest

Global 5000 M-CVGL was a morning departure to Edinburgh

Agusta A-109SP New Grand G-MOAL was a day stopping visitor to the Elmdon apron
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Wednesday 9 August 2017 - Thomas Cook Airbus A321-211 G-TCDM flying with "I (Love) MCR" titles

Thomas Cook Airbus A321-211 G-TCDM operated their flight from Heraklion in place of the usual 757-300....

.... it wears additional "I (Love) MCR" titles following the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena in May 2017

Thomas Cook Boeing 757-3CQ G-JMAA had positioned in from Manchester to operate the return
service to Heraklion after having gone "tech" and been replaced by G-TCDM on the earlier flight

Eurowings Airbus A320-214 D-ABNK which is leased from Air Berlin operated their flight from Vienna

Blue Air Boeing 737-8K5 YR-BMI operated their flight from Cluj-Napoca - the aircraft
retains the basic colour scheme of its previous operator Transaero (of Russia)

CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJF operated the mid-morning KLM flight from Amsterdam

Air Transat Airbus A330-243 C-GTSR operated their weekly flight from Toronto....

.... departing back to Toronto off Runway 33

British Airways Airbus A319-131 G-EUOH was a morning visited when it diverted in due to landing
delays at Manchester caused by a disabled aircraft - after refuelling it continued onto Manchester

Vueling Airbus A320-232 EC-LQL operated their flight to Barcelona

Cobalt Airbus A320-214 5B-DCY operated their flight to Larnaca....

.... departing off Runway 33
Netjets Hawker 750 CS-DUC was a morning visitor to the Elmdon apron

Homeserve Bell 429 G-HPIN was a afternoon visitor also returning later
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Tuesday 8 August 2017 - Freebird Airbus A320-214 TC-FHB operates their weekly flight from Antalya

Freebird Airbus A320-214 TC-FHB operated their weekly IT/inclusive tour flight from Antalya

Blue Air Boeing 737-322 YR-BAF operated their flight from Bucharest

Wizz Air Airbus A321-231 HA-LXC operated their flight from Budapest - its first visit to BHX

Brussels Airlines Avro RJ100 OO-DWD operated their mid-morning service from Brussels

Netjets Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHF which had arrived on Monday evening
spent the morning parked up on the Elmdon apron before departing to Northolt

Time Air Beechjet 400A OK-PPP was a morning arrival from Zielona Gora parking up to night stop

European Flight Service Citation XLS SE-RCM was a day stopping visitor from Stockholm Bromma
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