CityJet/VLM Fokker 50 OO-VLR operated a day stopping
charter from Rotterdam .
North Flying Metro 23 OY-NPE was a morning arrival operating
a priority freight charter parking on the Elmdon apron .CityLine Hungary Antonov 26B HA-TCT was an early morning
arrival parking up on a busy Elmdon apron
Air China Boeing 747-4J6 B-2472 lifts off Birmingham Airport's
Runway 15 as Chinese Premier Wen Jaibao departs to Heathrow .
Premier Wen Jaibao who had arrived in Birmingham on Saturday
evening had spent Sunday morning visiting Stratford-upon-Avon
for a Shakespeare performance and the Chinese owned MG car plant
at Longbridge returning to Birmingham Airport shortly after 1330.... .
.... the passengers were soon back on Boeing 747-4J6 B-2472 .
.... which started up and taxied out to depart on Runway 15 .
.... after briefly holding for arriving traffic .
.... it lined up and departed to London Heathrow and
the next stage of Premier Wen Jaibao's visit to the UK Note: Some photos suffer from heat haze - sorry about that it has been a hot day in Birmingham . Sunday 26 June 2011
.... operating a Medevac flight and parking on the Elmdon apron . After offloading it departed off Runway 33 to Brize Norton.... . .... in the usual manner expected of a VC 10!! . British Airways Airbus A320-232 G-TTOE positioned in
from Heathrow to operate a charter flight to Dubrovnik .Nouvelair Tunisie Airbus A320-212 TS-INN again operated
the weekly Koral Blue IT flight from Sharm el Sheikh .
Cobham Flight Inspection Super King Air B200 G-FPLB
spent the day checking the Runway 33 ILS .
Air Charter Scotland Citation CJ2 G-OODM was
a lunchtime visitor to the Elmdon apron .
Netjets Citation XLS CS-DQB was an evening arrival
An Ozzy Osbourne look alike was on hand to launch the new Ryanair base with Peter Vella, BHX's Business Development Director and Ryanair's Bridget Dowling and a member of their crew
Ryanair (FR), Europe’s largest low fares airline today,
Tuesday 17 June 2008, started its 25th base in Birmingham.
Ryanair also announced today that it will launch 9 new routes
to, Alicante, Derry, Fuerteventura, Katowice, Kaunas, Krakow,
Palma, Malaga and Murcia in October 2008 .
Celebrating Ryanair’s 25th base in Birmingham today, Ryanair’s
Bridget Dowling said: "There’s a double celebration at Birmingham
International Airport this week. We’re celebrating the arrival of our
first based aircraft here and we’re also announcing a further 9 new
routes which go on sale today. With 32 low fare routes announced
from Birmingham to date, people of the West Midlands no longer
have to suffer BA high fares or their high fuel surcharges .
By 2012 , Ryanair’s will have 10 aircraft based in Birmingham,
which will deliver 5M passengers p. a. sustaining 5,000 jobs. This
will equate to £400 M visitor spend for the West Midlands. While
other airlines, like BA, are busy increasing fares and fuel surcharges,
Ryanair is guaranteeing the lowest fares and no fuel surcharges
Peter Vella, Birmingham Airport's Business Development Director,
said: "We are delighted to be officially unveiling Birmingham Airport
as Ryanair's 25th base as well as welcoming the announcement of
these further nine scheduled routes from the airport. These new
services will offer passengers travelling from their local airport even
greater choice and flexibility, allowing them to travel from within
their region - whether that be for leisure or business"
Peter Vella, Business Development Director of Birmingham Airport
and Bridget Dowling of Ryanair welcome the crew of the first flight .
The first Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS to be based at BHX - EI-DPE - departs on their first service to Dinard .
Ryanair will now be serving 32 destinations from Birmingham Airport -