Thursday 30 March 2017 - Jet2 Boeing 737-8MG G-JZHT operates their inaugural flight to Malaga

Jet2 Boeing 737-8MG G-JHZO and Jet2holidays Boeing 737-8MG G-JHZT wait on Stand 42
in the early morning sun for the launch of their new Birmingham base....

Jet2holidays Boeing 737-8MG G-JHZT was the first aircraft to depart operating their
inaugural flight LS1203 to Malaga departing off a by then wet Runway 15 while....

Jet2 Boeing 737-8MG G-JZHO was soon on its way to Faro in the rain! - for a report on
the launch of the new Jet2 and Jet2holidays base at Birmingham Airport see here

Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS EI-FZG operated their early morning service from Dublin - its first visit to BHX

King Air M-MOSJ - arriving from Stansted - and Dart Group Navajo Chieftain G-IFIT - arriving
from Leeds - were early morning visitor for the launch of the new Jet2 base at BHX
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Jet2 and Jet2holidays celebrate the first flights and holidays from their new Birmingham Airport base

Jet2 and Jet2holidays celebrated their first ever scheduled flights and package holidays departing
from Birmingham Airport on Thursday 30 March 2017 - they will fly to 23 destinations from the
airport using four brand new Boeing 737-800 next generation aircraft. More than 200 jobs have
been created as a result of the new operation, which will see 57 weekly flights at peak times

Flights will operate from Birmingham Airport this Summer to: Alicante, Arrecife, Faro, Fuerteventura,
Gerona, Heraklion, Ibiza, Las Palmas, Mahon, Malaga, Palma, Paphos, Reus, Rhodes and Tenerife

In addition, flights will also operate to Funchal, Geneva, Grenoble, Krakow, Prague, Salzburg and
Turin during Winter 2017/18. Two New York trips in November 2017 complete the list of routes

There are more than 840,000 seats on sale for Summer 2017 and Winter 2017/18 from Birmingham
Airport with Jet2 which has been voted by Trip Advisor and Skytrax as the UK's Top Airline, and is
the only UK airline to be recognised by Which? as a Recommended Provider thanks to its friendly
flight times, low fares and 0% credit card fees

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2 and Jet2holidays said: "We have got off to a flying start in every sense
at Birmingham Airport. Customers in the region have been hearing all about Jet2 and Jet2holidays'
family friendly ethos, great value package holidays and award-winning customer service, and today
they finally get to experience all of that. Our formula is proven, having driven phenomenal loyalty
and growth in northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and we are very excited to be bringing
this to our new customers at Birmingham and across the Midlands and South West of England"

Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive of Birmingham Airport, said, "This is a significant day for Birmingham
Airport as we welcome our newest partner to the West Midlands. Through Jet2's airline and holiday
brands, customers from the region will have access to more choice than ever to popular leisure
destinations all year round with a company that offers excellent service, affordable prices and
flexible packages. We are therefore delighted to welcome Jet2 and Jet2holidays to Birmingham"
Thursday 30 March 2017

Wednesday 22 March 2017 - Titan Boeing 757-256 G-ZAPX operates a charter to Budapest

Titan Boeing 757-256 G-ZAPX positioned in from Stansted to operate a charter flight to Budapest

Small Planet Airbus A320-214 D-ABDB operated their weekly flight to Paderborn

PIA Boeing 777-340ER AP-BID operated their flight to Islamabad which had been delayed from Tuesday

easyJet Airbus A319-111 G-EZGB operated their morning service from Belfast International

Eastern Airways Embraer 170LR G-CIXV was an afternoon arrival from Faro
as it positioned in to operate a charter to Dortmund on Friday evening

Lufthansa Airbus A320-211 D-AIPC which is in the "Star Alliance" scheme
operated their afternoon service from Munich

Air Hamburg Citation XLS+ D-CEFO which had arrived on Tuesday was an afternoon departure
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Tuesday 21 March 2017 - Wizz Air "Sharklet" Airbus A321-231 HA-LXE operates their flight to Warsaw

Wizz Air "Sharklet" Airbus A321-231 HA-LXE operated their flight to Warsaw

Air France Airbus A318-111 F-GUGC operated their morning service to Paris CDG

Lufthansa Regional Embraer 195LR D-AEBH operated their afternoon flight from Munich

Falcon 2000EX N147CJ which had arrived on Saturday was a morning departure to Hamburg

Citation CJ1 D-IRKE was a day stopping visitor on the Elmdon apron

King Air D-IMPO which had arrived on Tuesday evening spent the day parked
on the Elmdon apron before departing back to Bielefeld

Flight Calibration Services Navajo Chieftain G-FCSL visited to check the ILS/Instrument Landing System
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Monday 20 March 2017 - Royal Jordanian Boeing 787 JY-BAF replaces JY-BAE on checks with Monarch

Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 JY-BAF was an afternoon arrival from Amman via Heathrow - its first visit to BHX

.... replacing JY-BAE which had departed earlier after maintenance checks with Monarch Aircraft Engineering

Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 JY-JAE had spent the morning parked in front of the Monarch hangar....

.... before departing to Heathrow and onto Amman

.... off Runway 33

easyJet Airbus A320-214 G-EZUI operated their lunchtime flight from Geneva....

.... it wears a special "reverse" colour scheme and "easyJet's 200th Airbus" titles

easyJet Switzerland Airbus A319-111 HB-JYJ operated their lunchtime flight to Geneva
- it wears small "Spirit of easyJet 2016 Team Brussels" titles on the nose

Icelandair Boeing 757-208 TF-FIJ operated their flight to Reykjavik Keflavik

Eurowings Airbus A319-112 D-ABGN operated their flight from Hamburg

Cross Aviation Embraer Phenom 300 N272NR was a morning visitor on
a crew training sortie before departing to Wellesbourne
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Sunday 19 March 2017 - SmartWings Boeing 737-7Q8 OK-SWW flying for Czech Airlines to Prague

SmartWings Boeing 737-7Q8 OK-SWW operated the Czech Airlines flight....

.... to Prague departing off Runway 33

Titan Airbus A320-232 G-POWM operated their weekly IT/inclusive tour flight to Chambery

Aer Lingus Airbus A321-211 EI-CPG operated their afternoon service from Dublin in place of
the usual A320 as England fans returned after the "Six Nations" rugby match on Saturday

RAF Airbus A330 Voyager KC2 ZZ337 operated their weekly flight from Paderborn

Global Express XRS T7-GQM was a morning departure to Farnborough

Xclusive Jet Charter Citation Bravo G-SPRE which had arrived back from Dublin on Saturday
evening spent the morning parked on the Elmdon apron before departing to Luton
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Thursday 9 March 2017 - Ryukyu Air Commuter Dash 8-402Q C-FTLW is a morning departure to Malta

Ryukyu Air Commuter Dash 8-402Q Combi C-FTLW was a morning departure to Malta....

.... on the next stage of its long delivery flight to Japan - it had arrived from Goose Bay
via Reykjavik on Wednesday evening parking up to night stop on the Elmdon apron

.... it will become JA84RC in due course with this Okinawa based commuter airline
that operates under the JAL/Japan Air Lines brand

Eurowings Airbus A320-214 D-AIZQ operated their morning service to Dusseldorf

Edelweiss Air Airbus A320-214 HB-IHY operated the morning Swiss service from Zurich....

.... its first visit to BHX

flybe Dash 8-402Q G-PRPG which gained additional "Hearts" to celebrate Valentine's Day....

.... operated their morning service to Glasgow

SAS Airbus A321-232 LN-RKI operated their morning service from Copenhagen

easyJet Airbus A320-214 G-EZPK operated their lunchtime flight to Geneva - its first visit to BHX

Royal Jordanian Boeing 787-8 JY-BAC reappeared out of the Monarch hangar for engines and systems checks

North Flying Metro IV OY-NPD was a morning arrival on the Elmdon apron when it diverted in due to
poor visibility at Cardiff while operating the Citywing morning service from Anglesey/RAF Valley....

.... after refuelling it continued onto Cardiff

NPAS Eurocopter EC135 T1 G-LASU remained based operating as "Police 41"
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