Sunday 27 March 2011 - Boeing 727 "Super 27" M-FAHD makes second visit to BHX!!

Boeing 727-76 "Super 27" M-FAHD was an afternoon arrival....
.... as it positioned in from Luton
.... to park up on Taxiway Lima and nightstop at BHX
bmi Airbus A319-131 G-DBCD positioned in on Saturday evening
and is now operating three services a day to Frankfurt on behalf
of Lufthansa - it will be replaced by a bmi Airbus A320 in May 2011
Aer Arann ATR 42-300 EI-EHH operated their flight to Waterford
- this service is to be operated by an ATR 42 for the summer
Lotnicze Pogotowie/Polish Medical Air Rescue Piaggio P-180
Avanti II SP-MXI was a morning visitor....
.... operating an air ambulance flight
Agusta A-109C G-IFRH was an afternoon visitor to the Elmdon apron

Fedex commence Boeing 757F operations from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG

FedEx Express (FX) commenced Boeing 757F services
from Birmingham on Monday evening, 26 March 2012, when
they also started a mini hub operation at the airport....
.... from now on a Boeing 757F is operating the nightly
FedEx Express package service to Paris CDG (replacing
the Air Contractors ATR 72) while a Swiftair Brasilia
has commenced operating a feeder flight from Belfast
International to Birmingham - both flights operate each
weekday evening - with the packages from Belfast being
transferred onto pallets to continue to Paris CDG
when the Boeing 757F arrives from Manchester
The Swiftair Brasilia remains at BHX (overnight) until the
Boeing 757F returns from Paris CDG in the early hours of
the following morning when the above process is repeated
in reverse and the Brasilia returns to Belfast International
while the Boeing 757F continues onto Manchester
Please see below for the nightly schedule - for the avoidance of
doubt the result is no aircraft will now day stop at Birmingham
FedEx schedule at Birmingham from Monday 26 March 2012
2130/ N/S FX7006 EM2 from Belfast International
- operates Monday to Thursday - Swiftair
2200/2245 FX5203 75F from Manchester/to Paris CDG
- operates Monday to Thursday - FedEx Express
0410/0455 FX5204 75F from Paris CDG/to Manchester
- operates Tuesday to Friday - FedEx Express
N/S /0525 FX8006 EM2 to Belfast International
- operates Tuesday to Friday - Swiftair

Schedule subject to change
Tuesday 27 March 2012

Friday 26 March 2010 - RAF Nimrod MR2 farewell flypast prior to retirement

RAF Nimrod MR2 XV250 made an ILS approach and go around to
Runway 15 as part of a series of flights to mark its retirement....
.... from RAF service at the end of March 2010 - the
flight originated at RAF Kinloss, in Scotland, and....
..... routed via Newcastle to BHX....
..... after flying down Runway 15...... Photo:Laurence Jones
..... it continued onto Liverpool and back to RAF Kinloss
Photo: Laurence Jones.The reason for the visit to BHX was that the flight deck crew all
came from Birmingham or Solihull! - they are seen above with
the whole Nimrod crew back at RAF Kinloss
Photo: RAF Kinloss
.A number of Nimrod's have visited BHX over the years - Nimrod MR2
XZ284 was present for the airport's 60th anniversary air display in
July 1999 parking in the static display on the former cross runway
Jet2 Boeing 737-330 G-CELH was an early morning arrival
operating a charter flight fromMunster/Osnabruck
.Newly registered Hawker 850XP M-IRNE was a late
afternoon arrival on the Elmdon apron....
.... as was Gulfstream IV N317MJ
.... while Gulfstream 550 N556TT which had arrived
on Tuesday afternoon departed


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