Sunday 16 December 2007 - many diversions after incident closes East Midlans

A crowded terminal apron after an incident closed East Midlands
resulting in bmibaby, easyJet, First Choice, Ryanair and
Thomson flights diverting to BHX
Thomsonfly Boeing 737-800 G-CDZL operated a “Santa” flight
to Rovaniemi in Lapland
Another busy day for bmi – Airbus A320 G-MIDR operated
a return “Santa” flight from Rovaniemi….
…. while Airbus A319 G-DBCJ operated an early season
IT flight to Geneva

Saturday 15 December 2007 - flybe Dash 8Q-402 G-ECOA arrives on delivery flight from Canada

The latest Dash 8Q-400 for flybe - G-ECOA - arrives as the "BE 040"
from Reykjavik at the end of its delivery flight from Canada
Titan Boeing 737-300 G-ZAPZ operated the first of a season of
ski IT flights from/to Chambery
easyJet Switzerland Airbus A319 HB-JZG operated the second
rotation of easyJet's new daily service to Geneva

Friday 14 December 2007 - easyJet launch

easyJet operated their inaugural flight to Geneva - their first
ever scheduled service from BHX
The first passengers to check in received two free easyJet flights to
Grenoble - Joe Kelly, the Airport's Acting Managing Director, and
Andy Campbell, easyJet's Airport Manager, made the presentation....

.... while "Geneva" and "Grenoble" were on hand to

get everyone in the mood for skiing!!
. easyJet Airbus A319 G-EZIS duly arrived at a murky BHX....
.... and after a rapid turn round was back off to Geneva
. Thanks to the team from BHX - Fran, Stuart and Rowena - for

organising the launch!

Friday 14 December 2007 - Swiss Airbus A320 HB-IJE operates lunchtime flight from Zurich

Swiss used Airbus A320-214 HB-IJE on their
lunchtime service from Zurich

Thursday 13 December 2007 - Tasilli Dash 8 7T-VCL arrives for attention by flybe

7T-VCL - the second Tasilli Airlines Dash 8Q-400 for
attention by flybe - arrived as the"DTH 316"....
.... while 7T-VCM departed back to Algiers at the "DTH 315"
KLM used Fokker 70 PH-KZC - in their new colours - on
their lunchtime Amsterdam service

Wednesday 12 December 2007 - KLM Boeing 737 PH-BXR operates service from Amsterdam

KLM used Boeing 737-900 PH-BXR on the morning
"KL 1423/1424" service from/to Amsterdam
flybe Dash 8Q-400 G-JECT is named after footballer
Matt Le Tissier who appears on the nose
Piaggio P-180 Avanti F-GPKN was a visitor spending the day
on the Elmdon apron

Sunday 9 December 2007 - Jet2 Boeing 737 G-CELB wears "Yorkshire" titles

Jet2 Boeing 737-300 G-CELB - which wears "Yorkshire" titles -
operated a charter flight to Amsterdam on a wet morning....
.... while bmi Airbus A320 G-MIDX - which is in Star Alliance
colours - operated a return "Santa" flight from Rovaniemi

Friday 7 December 2007 - TUIfly Boeing 737 D-ATUA flying for Air Berlin

Air Berlin used TUIfly Boeing 737-8K5 D-ATUA to operate
their flight from Munster-Osnabruck
Falcon 900 VT-SBK was a later afternoon visitor followed in by....
.... bmi Airbus A321 G-MIDC which was operating a return
"Santa" flight from Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland
TNT Airways BAe 146QT OO-TAY operated a passenger charter
to Prague leaving from the Elmdon apron - the aircraft was
formerly F-GOMA with Axis

Thursday 6 December 2007 - SAS Airbus A321 LN-RKI operates service from Copenhagen

SAS used Airbus A321-231 LN-RKI on their morning
Copenhagen service in place of the usual MD 82

Tuesday 4 December 2007 - Tasilli Dash 8 7T-VCM arrives for attention by flybe

Tasilli Airlines (of Algeria) Dash 8Q-402 7T-VCM arrived from
Algiers as the "DTH 314" for attention in the flybe hangar
Due to ATR 42 SP-KCN being tech Whoosh used Eastern
Saab 2000 G-CERZ on both their flights from Dundee

Friday 30 November 2007 - Air Greenland Boeing 757 OY-GRL operates charter to Tenerife

Air Greenland Boeing 757-236 OY-GRL operated a charter flight
to Tenerife with the aircraft positioning in from Copenhagen

Thursday 29 November 2007 - MyTravel Airbus A320 G-FTDF now flying as Thomas Cook

MyTravel Airbus A320 G-FTDF has now been repainted into
Thomas Cook colours following the merger between the two operators.
Flights continue to operate under "MYT/Kestrel" flight numbers and
the scheme differs from that on existing Thomas Cook Airbus A320's
in that the ".com" appears on both sides of the fuselage
. .
Brit Air Canadair Regional Jet F-GRJH wears their new style titles and insignia

Friday 23 November 2007 - MD 900 N902JW visits the western apron

MD 900 N902JW lifts off from the western apron
Air Southwest Dash 8 G-WOWA operated a charter flight from Guernsey
XL Airways Boeing 737-800 G-XLAD operated a charter flight to Rome

Thursday 22 November 2007 - RAF VC10 C1K visits on a medevac flight

Royal Air Force VC 10 C1K operated a medevac flight with
the aircraft positioning to RAF Brize Norton
The latest Dash 8Q-400 for flybe - G-JECZ - arrived Reykjavik
on its delivery flight from Canada
MyTravel Airbus A320 G-BYTH holds at "Echo One" before
departing on an IT flight to Arrecife


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