Thursday, 29 November 2012

BHX Runway extension

Work has properly started on the runway extension at Birmingham that will allow all aircraft types to operate with unlimited fuel and payload from the airport. Link here:
Some good points there regarding why Birmingham IS an alternative to London's airports!

Friday, 23 November 2012

BA and Virgin on BHX...

This is what British Airways and Virgin Atlantic think of BHX becoming a bigger hub:

Unfortunately what they're saying is partly wrong, as many people still have to trek down to London to catch flights: Monarch have proven this to be the case by successfully expanding at Birmingham this Summer.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

The travel game!

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Friday, 2 November 2012

New BHX routes

Some new routes from Birmingham that began in late October:
  • Belfast-International  (Twice daily weekdays, daily on weekends, Easyjet with Airbus A319s)
  • Amsterdam (Three times daily, Flybe with Dash 8s, Embraer 175s seem likely too)
  • Stockholm-Arlanda (Daily except Saturday, SAS with a variety of types but mainly 737-600s/700s)