Biman Bangladesh Airlines Douglas DC10-30 S2-ACR is coming to Birmingham Airport on its farewell tour - one hour "Scenic Flights" from BHX still available

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Douglas DC10-30 S2-ACR comes into land on
one of its many visits to London Heathrow Airport Photo: Terry Wade
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be operating their final scheduled Douglas DC10
flight on Thursday 20 February 2014 from Dhaka via Kuwait to Birmingham

This flight will be operated by DC10-30 S2-ACR which is the last remaining
passenger DC10 in airline service and also the final one to come off the
Long Beach, California production line in 1988

To mark this historic occasion Biman Bangladesh Airlines have arranged
to operate a series of DC10 "scenic flights" from Birmingham Airport on
Saturday/Sunday/Monday 22/23/24 February 2014 with the final flight
being the last ever opportunity to fly as a passenger in the Douglas DC10

Seats on the "Scenic Flights" from Birmingham Airport are still available
via the Biman Bangladesh Airlines www site "click" here and prices start
from £100 for the one hour flight

On completion of these flights the aircraft will ferry to Bruntingthorpe
in Leicestershire where it will be preserved in the aviation museum

In summary the schedule for Douglas DC10-30 S2-ACR is as follows -


Biman Bangladesh Airlines Douglas DC10-30 S2-ACR to operate its final
scheduled flight "BG 1015" routing Dhaka - Kuwait for tech stop - to
Birmingham Airport with a scheduled arrival time of 1620


Rest day - aircraft parked up at Birmingham Airport on Stand 86C


One hour "Scenic Flights" planned to operate from Birmingham Airport at
0900, 1200 and 1500 on each day - the last flight - 1500 on 24 February 2014
will be the final Douglas DC10 passenger flight although of course the type
remains in service as a freighter and with the military


Biman Bangladesh Airlines Douglas DC10-30 S2-ACR makes its final flight
from Birmingham Airport to Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome where it will be
preserved in the aviation museum

For anyone interested in airline memorabilia then Ian Allan will be operating
a shop selling this in the "Flight School" - former main terminal viewing area
- on the days that the "Scenic Flights" operate from Birmingham Airport

Sunday 16 February 2014


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