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August 2014

27.08.14 Roadworks near Birmingham Airport for 3 months
22.08.14 Flybe in corporate and financial PR review
21.08.14 Birmingham Airport stowaway Lee Jezard said he was co-pilot
21.08.14 British Airways increases credit card booking fee
19.08.14 New £8.3m bridge to improve Birmingham airport access
19.08.14 New £8.3m bridge to improve Birmingham airport access
17.08.14 Passport Office error lands couple airport 'nightmare'
09.08.14 Flybe launches new Birmingham to Berlin route
07.08.14 Flybe to launch Birmingham to Oslo route
05.08.14 Flybe new CFO Philip De Klerk to assume office on August 19
03.08.14 Luxury cars stolen from Birmingham Airport parking company - and victims told they are not insured
01.08.14 Flybe appoints Wetherspoon's director to board

July 2014

31.07.14 Birmingham Airport passenger rushed to hospital in Ebola virus scare
30.07.14 Flybe named as youth operator's preferred carrier
30.07.14 Woman trying to smuggle stun guns into UK stopped at Birmingham Airport
29.07.14 Birmingham Airport runway extension time-lapse video
29.07.14 MP demanding a halt to Birmingham airport flight path trials
26.07.14 Man accused of Birmingham Airport security breach
25.07.14 TTG Interview: Paul Kehoe, Birmingham airport chief executive
25.07.14 Flybe adds another brand new destination from Birmingham
25.07.14 Aircraft makes emergency landing at Birmingham Airport
23.07.14 First plane takes off from £40m Birmingham Airport runway extension
23.07.14 Flybe posts 'encouraging' Q1 result despite fall in revenue
22.07.14 New Birmingham to China flighs take off
22.07.14 2000 join outcry over 'noisy' Birmingham Airport flight paths
22.07.14 Flybe adds five winter routes
22.07.14 IndigoVision increases control room monitoring efficiency at Birmingham airport
20.07.14 Passenger had stun gun and knuckle dusters on Birmingham-bound flight
17.07.14 Petition against Birmingham Airport flight path to be presented to Transport Minister
17.07.14 Petition against Birmingham Airport flight path to be presented to Transport Minister
16.07.14 Flybe signs Q400 fleet services deal with Bombardier
16.07.14 Flybe serves up a treat as it reveals new on-board menu
15.07.14 Thomas Cook to launch new flights from Birmingham next summer
12.07.14 Flybe celebrates launch of new Reykjavik service from Birmingham
08.07.14 Flybe to maintain UK’s A400M army plane
08.07.14 Two All Bar One's opened at Birmingham Airport
05.07.14 Firefighters tackle blaze at Birmingham Airport hotel
04.07.14 Drug lords who smuggled heroin through Birmingham Airport jailed for 31 years
01.07.14 Flybe announces tie-up with booking.com

June 2014

30.06.14 Flybe boss lands sky-high rewards
28.06.14 Telegraph finance: 'Why I'm buying shares in Flybe'
27.06.14 Virgin in talks to put on extra early and late trains to Birmingham International
27.06.14 'Geordie' suspect wanted after Birmingham Airport car park robbery
26.06.14 Low-cost airline Flybe is finding more passengers
20.06.14 Birmingham Airport chief hails UK-Chinese trade talks as key to growth
19.06.14 Birmingham Airport set to welcome 200 millionth passenger as it celebrates 75th anniversary
18.06.14 AOA report hails contribution UK airports make to communities
18.06.14 Monarch to launch two new ski routes from Birmingham airport
18.06.14 Man suffered 'diabetic episode' in Birmingham jet drama
17.06.14 Birmingham Airport achieves another record breaking month in May
17.06.14 Flybe introduces payments via PayPal
17.06.14 Work to improve key junction for Birmingham Airport and NEC starts
17.06.14 Flybe rolls out new purple livery
15.06.14 AOA infographic on the contribution local airports make to the UK
13.06.14 Flybe’s return to profit is ‘great step forwards’
13.06.14 Motorists warned of motorway misery near Birmingham Airport as huge M42 improvements plan starts
13.06.14 Aegean takes to the air with Birmingham - Athens route
12.06.14 Flybe back to black
12.06.14 Flybe signs deal to provide aircraft and crew to Helvetic Airways
11.06.14 Flybe says regional connectivity is vital as Airports Commission launches new consultation
11.06.14 Regus Express Lounge at Birmingham will turn the airport into an office
08.06.14 Birmingham Airport: HS2 will cause aeroplanes to be at higher risk of crashes
05.06.14 Birmingham Airport chief urges MPs to back 'great airports for great cities'
05.06.14 Flybe boss to host airline's first live Twitter chat
04.06.14 Flybe hires easyJet marketer Martin Smith to lead turnaround plan

May 2014

29.05.14 Icelandair to start flying from Birmingham
29.05.14 Airport donates £5000 to Birmingham Big Art Project search for £2m public artwork
23.05.14 Man fights for life following Birmingham Airport balcony plunge
21.05.14 Flybe announce expanded winter programme from Birmingham
14.05.14 Record April for Birmingham Airport
13.05.14 Ryanair launches Birmingham 2014 winter schedule

April 2014

30.04.14 Runway extension will be catalyst to inward investment says Business Birmingham chief
30.04.14 Flybe puts 1.8 million winter seats on sale
29.04.14 Thomson and First Choice to launch 29 new routes from regional airports next summer
29.04.14 Thomson and First Choice increase capacity and introduce five new routes from Birmingham Airport
28.04.14 Flybe appoints new finance chief
26.04.14 Flybe poaches Andrew McConnell from easyJet
26.04.14 Flybe makes senior appointments
25.04.14 Birmingham Airport flight path trials set to begin
24.04.14 Birmingham Airport runway extension ready next week
24.04.14 Flybe starts autumn fares war on domestic travel; could make planes cheaper than trains
23.04.14 Birmingham Airport's oil pipeline closed down by fuel theft
23.04.14 Birmingham Airport's oil pipeline closed down by fuel theft
17.04.14 Birmingham Airport passenger numbers continue to grow in March
13.04.14 Airline Livery of the Week: Flybe
12.04.14 Flybe does not foresee a need to 'go any further' than a codeshare with Etihad
12.04.14 Flybe unveils hot new summer 'twilight flights' from Birmingham
11.04.14 Birmingham Airport confirms airspace trial commencement
10.04.14 All Bar One lands at Birmingham Airport
06.04.14 Passengers bypass immigration in blunder at Birmingham Airport
05.04.14 Bald Neil travels to Spain from Birmingham Airport on blonde girlfriend’s passport
04.04.14 Prime Minister welcomes the announcement of 8000 jobs at Birmingham Airport
04.04.14 PM denies Birmingham Airport is 'overlooked'
04.04.14 Flybe reports improved summer sales
01.04.14 Flybe targets rail and road competitors in new marketing strategy
01.04.14 New purple makeover for Flybe planes and staff

March 2014

31.03.14 Pictured: Moment lightning strikes Birmingham Airport bound plane
27.03.14 Woman jailed for abuse on Birmingham flight
25.03.14 Birmingham Airport passengers up 8.5%
25.03.14 Birmingham Airport announces partnership with visa specialist
21.03.14 Birmingham Airport critical of air connectivity fund announcement
21.03.14 Birmingham Airport critical of air connectivity fund announcement
20.03.14 Birmingham Airport development bolstered by HS2 report
18.03.14 Birmingham Airport and Marketing Birmingham join up for China tourism campaign
18.03.14 Plane forced to turn back after take off from Birmingham Airport
14.03.14 Birmingham to get first ever UK charter flights from China
11.03.14 Flybe hits target, raising £155.65m placing, open offer
11.03.14 Super-sized squash seized at Birmingham Airport
05.03.14 Pensioner thanks Birmingham Airport police for saving his life
04.03.14 Planes diverted from Birmingham Airport in bad weather
01.03.14 Aircraft engineering operation at Birmingham Airport folds

February 2014

28.02.14 Birmingham Airport voted top by rail users
26.02.14 Flybe on money mission
25.02.14 Birmingham Airport's short runway held its development back says CEO
22.02.14 'End of an era' as DC-10 makes last international trip
22.02.14 Flybe event launches seven new routes from Birmingham
21.02.14 Flybe to invest share sale funds in new routes
21.02.14 Air India carries 50,000 passengers from Birmingham in first six months
20.02.14 Flybe to raise £150m through share issue
15.02.14 Another record year for Lufthansa at Birmingham Airport
13.02.14 Birmingham Airport reveals largest passenger rise since 2005
06.02.14 Anna Aero 30-Second Interview with Paul Simmons, CCO Flybe
05.02.14 Flybe says working on cutting fleet-grounding costs
04.02.14 Birmingham Airport 'overlooked' in expansion plans
04.02.14 Flybe costs fall as turnaround gathers steam
04.02.14 Flybe trims job cut plan as economic rebound underpins savings
04.02.14 Birmingham Airport chief welcomes Flybe expansion
03.02.14 Video: Plane aborts Birmingham landing in heavy winds
01.02.14 Flybe plans major new base at Birmingham Airport

January 2014

25.01.14 Flybe promises new Birmingham routes "soon"
24.01.14 Bmi Regional plans further growth in 2014
24.01.14 Chief Secretary visits Birmingham Airport to lay last section of the runway extension
24.01.14 Birmingham Airport bomb scare over haggis
21.01.14 Politicians in Worcestershire unite over future of Birmingham Airport
21.01.14 Birmingham tops UK punctuality charts
21.01.14 Marketing director leaves Flybe as managerial shake-up continues
21.01.14 MITIE and Birmingham Airport divert 70 tonnes of food waste from landfill
18.01.14 JLR chief hits out at "lack of priority" for Birmingham Airport
17.01.14 Peel Advertising wins contract to supply new digital displays at Birmingham Airport
16.01.14 Growth sees Birmingham Airport pass 9m milestone
16.01.14 Delays for passengers after power cut at Birmingham Airport
15.01.14 Flybe appoints The Corner to £8m ad account
14.01.14 Worcestershire hits out at Birmingham Airport second runway delays
10.01.14 Furious airport parking staff demonstrate over jobs axe ‘bombshell’
09.01.14 Two All Bar One's to open at Birmingham Airport
08.01.14 Flybe 'dependent on successful UK turnaround'
01.01.14 Monarch officially opens new maintenance facility at Birmingham Airport

December 2013

28.12.13 Air Passenger Duty is an 'unfair tax' on UK regions, says Flybe
22.12.13 New picture reveals Birmingham Airport's £40m runway extension progress
22.12.13 New picture reveals Birmingham Airport's £40m runway extension progress
21.12.13 Midlands airports braced for busy Christmas period
20.12.13 Birmingham Airport incident due to incoming plane with 'operational issue'
19.12.13 HS2 makes Birmingham Airport 'viable for expansion'
19.12.13 Birmingham gets direct flights to Dhaka and New York
18.12.13 Airport expansion plans 'ignore England's engine room'
18.12.13 Birmingham Airport welcomes Airports Commission's recognition of its role in the UK's long-term aviation strategy
16.12.13 Birmingham Airport could expand to serve 70m a year
15.12.13 Birmingham Airport chief: Heathrow expansion 'would stifle other regions'
13.12.13 New Birmingham Airport flight plans to be trialled
10.12.13 Flybe voices anger over NATS 'fiasco'
10.12.13 New deli serving Asian street food opens at Birmingham Airport
06.12.13 Flybe cuts 30 routes for summer 2014
06.12.13 Video: Pilot aborts Birmingham Airport landing in heavy winds

06.12.13 Flybe kicks off pitch for £7m creative account
05.12.13 Aegean to add flights from Birmingham

04.12.13 Birmingham Airport to increase Chinese visitors through new partnership with Caissa

November 2013

29.11.13 Unite says no strikes over Flybe job cuts
27.11.13 New Monarch Birmingham Airport hangar 'creates 300 jobs'
23.11.13 Controversial new Birmingham Airport flight plans to be trialled
22.11.13 Air Blue suspends Birmingham to Pakistan flights
21.11.13 Traffic soars by 4.3% in October at Birmingham Airport
19.11.13 Almost 50 Flybe jobs at risk at Birmingham Airport
17.11.13 Birmingham Airport security agent caught sleeping on duty is jailed for smuggling illegal immigrants
14.11.13 Flybe’s biggest shareholder sells out
14.11.13 Flybe CEO pledges turnaround as airline loses its long-time investor
12.11.13 Biman Bangladesh to fly to Birmingham Airport and then on to New York JFK
11.11.13 Flybe to cut 500 jobs despite return to profit
11.11.13 Pilots shock at Flybe job cuts plan
06.11.13 Birmingham Airport illegal immigrants security breach 'could happen again'
06.11.13 Flybe chairman French steps down
06.11.13 Indian immigrants paid £10k to dodge Birmingham Airport security
05.11.13 Security pair jailed for Birmingham Airport people smuggling
05.11.13 New direct flights from Birmingham to India "a huge success"
02.11.13 Monarch plans to double Birmingham fleet

October 2013

20.10.13 What's in a name? Birmingham Airport and NEC battle over what shared train station should be called
11.10.13 Birmingham Airport hotel added to Choice Hotels Portfolio
10.10.13 Long-haul traffic soars at Birmingham Airport in September
08.10.13 Indira Gandhi International becomes 'sister' of Birmingham Airport
05.10.13 Monarch Airlines launches new route from Birmingham for summer 2014
03.10.13 airblue makes Birmingham second UK destinatio
03.10.13 Pregnant Briton dies at Spanish airport waiting for Birmingham flight
02.10.13 Birmingham Airport responds to London mayor's review of options for UK aviation

September 2013

30.09.13 Laser horror as attempts to blind pilots put UK passengers at risk
28.09.13 Birmingham Airport gets for Best Practice Health & Safety Management award
27.09.13 Monarch's Birmingham Airport hangar on track for completion
25.09.13 Flybe to launch new Birmingham flights to west of Ireland
22.09.13 Bag search at Birmingham Airport uncovered illegal arms
22.09.13 New Birmingham service from Knock airport good news for Ireland's North-West
21.09.13 Birmingham Airport boss recognised for civil engineering work with top ICE honour
20.09.13 Passenger numbers soar at Birmingham Airport
16.09.13 Flybe restructure sees three bosses leave
11.09.13 Contrasting prospects for UK's regional airlines
08.09.13 Birmingham Airport flightpath plans see winners and losers
06.09.13 Flybe brings back APD rebate promotion
05.09.13 ASA brands Flybe 'only taxes and charges' ad misleading
02.09.13 Flybe celebrates 100,000th passenger at Ireland West airport Knock

August 2013

27.08.13 Birmingham Airport runway plans 'ignore views' of Balsall Common residents
25.08.13 Birmingham Airport 'ignored' views of residents, say campaigners
22.08.13 Monarch app upgrade goes into Birmingham Airport with Google
20.08.13 Birmingham Airport preferred flight path option put forward
20.08.13 Birmingham taps into Indian tourism market
20.08.13 Drug smuggler jailed after £500k heroin bust at Birmingham Airport
14.08.13 Birmingham Airport looks to control social with CrowdControlHQ
10.08.13 Flybe revenues flat amid 'challenging conditions'
09.08.13 Flybe’s price cuts boost UK sales
09.08.13 Air Blue to start flights to Pakistan from Birmingham Airport
08.08.13 Flybe Q1 revenue rises
06.08.13 Flybe loses finance boss as part of reshuffle under its new CEO
05.08.13 Flybe confirms Simmons' role as part of management shake-up
05.08.13 Pay for express lane at Birmingham Airport "and you'll end up moving slower"
03.08.13 New runway bid for Birmingham Airport blasted by Coventry MP
03.08.13 Video: First arrival in Birmingham of Air India's Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
02.08.13 Video: Business boost with Air India's direct flights to Birmingham Airport
01.08.13 Birmingham Airport flying high as profits rise
01.08.13 Tempers take off at Birmingham Airport second runway public meeting
01.08.13 Birmingham Airport link road upgrade; roadworks from tomorrow
01.08.13 Travellers get just 1.01 euros to the pound at airports

July 2013

31.07.13 Flybe and Air Charter Service sign inclusive tour agreement
30.07.13 Second runway at Birmingham Airport 'would reduce noise at night’
27.07.13 Birmingham Airport looking 100 years into future
26.07.13 Midlands community behind Birmingham Airport expansion plans says boss
26.07.13 Birmingham Airport introduces mascot Zoom as part of family-friendly brand initiative
20.07.13 Britons waste £18m a year on airport currency buys
17.07.13 Birmingham Airport backs proposals for ‘Boris island’ hub; closing Heathrow
16.07.13 Flybe ‘re-energized’ by new fitness regime
15.07.13 PM urged to back Birmingham Airport expansion
14.07.13 Newspaper asks: Are Birmingham Airport drop off charges a first-class rip-off?
13.07.13 The Business' Sky Side experience takes off at Birmingham Airport
12.07.13 US bound passengers from Birmingham Airport offered pre-clearance in Dublin
08.07.13 Birmingham Airport enlists leading manufacturers for its long-haul network campaign
05.07.13 Birmingham Airport chief reveals Chinese ambition
05.07.13 Dunlop Aircraft Tyres secures five-year supply deal with Flybe
04.07.13 Air India to launch Birmingham - Delhi on August 1st
04.07.13 Lasers target Birmingham bound military aircraft bringing home wounded troops
03.07.13 Flybe appoints new chief executive

June 2013

27.06.13 Birmingham Airport parking car thieves jailed for a total of sixteen years
26.06.13 Services boosted at Birmingham Airport with launch of bmi regional
24.06.13 Flybe sees clear skies ahead after cuts
24.06.12 Air India to launch Birmingham-Delhi direct Dreamliner flights from August 1
23.06.13 Flybe calls for different rates of air tax across Britain to help spread economic growth
22.06.13 Speed blamed for plane coming off Birmingham Airport runway
22.06.13 Video Birmingham Airport unveil 5 new fire fighting vehicles
21.06.13 Flybe reports deeper annual loss as fuel costs rise
21.06.13 Flybe slashing costs by £50m to tackle growing losses
21.06.13 MP 'very concerned' about Birmingham Airport new runway plans
18.06.13 Business leaders "queue up to support for Birmingham Airport expansion bid"
16.06.13 Flybe losses 'bigger than feared'
14.06.13 Birmingham Airport expansion plans "are once in a generation chance to cash in"
14.06.13 Controversial Birmingham Airport expansion plans win MP's support
13.06.13 Inward investment chief backs Birmingham Airport expansion
11.06.13 Expansion plans at Birmingham Airport to create 250,000 jobs
11.06.13 Holidaymakers will court battle for compensation over 26 hour delay
11.06.13 Green campaigners criticise new Birmingham airport plans
09.06.13 Birmingham Airport unveils plan to take 70 million passengers in "bold test to Heathrow's air supremacy"
09.06.13 Bmi Regional flies back after sell-off
08.06.13 Birmingham Airport expected to announce second runway plans
08.06.13 Birmingham airport could become 'European hub'
06.06.13 BBC: Regional aviation policies still up in the air
06.06.13 New Billund flight starts from Birmingham Airport
02.06.13 Aer Lingus Regional launches Birmingham - Dublin service
01.06.13 Man jailed over cocaine found in meat patties at Birmingham Airport

May 2013

28.05.13 New direct trains from Scotland to Birmingham Airport from December
24.05.13 Birmingham Airport: international connectivity would boost midlands economy
24.05.13 Furious residents hit out at Birmingham Airport plans
23.05.13 Flybe pledges future to Birmingham after decision to quit Gatwick
22.05.13 Birmingham crowned rail connections Airport of the Year
21.05.13 Birmingham and Manchester airports call for spare capacity tax breaks
21.05.13 Birmingham Airport puts forward huge new growth plan
21.05.13 Flybe board member steps down early
18.05.13 Villages at war over change to Birmingham Airport flightpath
18.05.13 Video celebrating the launch of BMI Regional flights at Birmingham Airport
17.05.13 MPs rule out Birmingham hub airport dream
16.05.13 Lufthansa announce free chauffeured limousine offer for Birmingham passengers
14.05.13 Birmingham airport calls for UK-wide aviation expansion to help economy
14.05.13 Birmingham plane in emergency landing after lightning strike
13.05.13 bmi regional launch six new routes today from Birmingham and Bristol
10.05.13 Birmingham Airport most accessible in UK, research shows
10.05.13 Flybe unveils 'Price Lock-Down' fare option
09.05.13 Birmingham Airport targets kids with new customer service initiative
08.05.13 Birmingham Airport maintains flight track-keeping performance
08.05.13 Birmingham Airport flight path consultation extended
08.05.13 Monarch Aircraft Engineering reaches key milestone at new Birmingham Airport facility
04.05.13 Threat of pilot redundancies at Flybe lifted, claims BALPA
02.05.13 Birmingham Airport control tower wins RICS Project of the Year award
02.05.13 Birmingham Airport forth in new passenger survey
02.05.13 Flybe's new Birmingham - Lyon service takes off

April 2013

28.04.13 Residents hope for U-turn over Birmingham Airport flightpath plan
27.04.13 New radar set to keep watch over the skies at Birmingham Airport
25.04.13 Solihull Land Rover workers told to park at Birmingham Airport
21.04.13 Flybe losses 'worse than expected'
20.04.13 Flybe repeat APD rebate offer
19.04.13 Flybe estimates loss at lower end of its expectations
19.04.13 Flybe cost cuts 'progressing well'
19.04.13 Businessman made to drop trousers and show hip replacement scar at Birmingham Airport
19.04.13 Birmingham Airport parking prices up 20%
17.04.13 Birmingham Airport helps local school with £30,000 grant
15.04.13 Flybe claims sales surge after 'we'll pay your APD' offer
12.04.13 Eastern Airways celebrates 10 years on its Birmingham - Newcastle route
06.04.13 Flybe launches APD ‘tax rebate’
06.04.13 Fast-growing Flybe Finland establishes new ground handling unit
04.04.13 Birmingham Airport chief fears Cardiff sale could 'skew airline industry'
04.04.13 Birmingham Airport flight path consultation extended
04.04.13 Turkish Airlines increases Birmingham Airport flights

March 2013

30.03.13 New routes to the sunshine from Birmingham Airport
27.03.13 Birmingham Airport potential highlighted to Asian airlines and tourism authorities
26.03.13 Residents hit out at Birmingham Airport's flightpath plan
26.03.13 Monarch celebrate first flight to Gibraltar from Birmingham Airport
24.03.13 "Whispered talk" of a second Birmingham Airport runway
24.03.13 Battle of Balsall Common breaks out over Birmingham Airport runway extension plan
22.03.13 Birmingham is the UK's most punctual airport
21.03.13 Lufthansa Birmingham flights cancelled due to strike

20.03.13 Birmingham delegation heads east to attract new airport routes

20.03.13 bmi regional to launch new daily flight from Birmingham to Billund
19.03.13 Birmingham Airport says there is more to the UK than just London

19.03.13 New all night bus for Birmingham Airport
14.03.13 Monarch increases Barcelona flights from Birmingham
14.03.13 Lord 'Digby' Jones steps down from Flybe board
07.03.13 Birmingham Airport runway "provides economic lift-off"
07.03.13 Birmingham Airport gains more European flights

07.03.13 Birmingham Airport to be main sponsor of Midlands Media Awards
06.03.13 Pilot won't be charged after arrest at Birmingham Airport over drink suspicions

05.03.13 Thomson pilot arrested at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of being drunk
05.03.13 Birmingham Airport runway event to take off at MIPIM
05.03.13 Monarch announces daily flight from Birmingham Airport to Barcelona
04.03.13 Birmingham Airport No.1 for Lufthansa passenger figures
01.03.13 Lufthansa consolidates after year of strong growth in Birmingham

Febraury 2013

28.02.13 'Illegal' luggage searches at Birmingham Airport
28.02.13 278 passengers passed through Birmingham Airport in 2012 without proper passport checks
28.02.13 Birmingham Future and Forward Airport event
25.02.13 Birmingham Airport strategy appointment
22.02.13 Flybe training on track for First Great Western
20.02.13 Birmingham Airport eyes growth
15.02.13 Flybe scores as domestic airline of choice for Six Nations rugby
15.02.13 Avis and Flybe celebrate 10 year partnership
15.02.13 Birmingham Airport hotel to raise £20,000 to fund leukaemia nurses
14.02.13 Flybe holds talks over possible Estonian Air merger
13.02.13 Flybe disappointed by decision on Ryanair
11.02.13 Flybe CEO pledges to develop more Ireland-UK flights
07.02.13 Flybe confirms details of deal with Ryanair
07.02.13 Plane spotters 'whale' over Beluga's unexpected landing at Birmingham Airport
06.02.13 Flybe bid to set up Irish arm clear for take off
02.02.13 Birmingham Airport seeks 'welcome' volunteers

February 2013

02.02.13 Birmingham Airport seeks 'welcome' volunteers
01.02.13 Taxi driver films suspected meteor near Birmingham Airport
01.02.13 United partners with No.1 Traveller at Birmingham Airport lounge

January 2013

31.01.13 243,000 jobs to be created by extended Birmingham Airport runway
30.01.13 Birmingham Airport CEO hails HS2 Phase 2 as "a tremendous benefit"
29.01.13 Birmingham Airport CEO welcomes HS2 extension plans
29.01.13 Birmingham Airport boss joins Coventry LEP board
26.01.13 Flybe announces Birmingham-Lyon route
25.01.13 bmi regional to launch three new European routes from Birmingham Airport
24.01.13 Flybe to cut fleet as part of restructuring plan
24.01.13 Air Passenger Duty 'adding to Flybe losses'
23.01.13 Flybe to cut 10% of UK workforce
23.01.13 'Shambolic' Birmingham Airport flightpath roadshow slammed by angry residents
19.01.13 Snow closes Birmingham Airport
16.01.13 Job boost as work begins on maintenance hub at Birmingham Airport
15.01.13 Airlines "not taking advantage of spare capacity at regional airports"
10.01.13 New flight path proposals for Birmingham Airport
08.01.13 Monarch boosts Birmingham Airport's summer schedule with new flights
02.01.13 Birmingham Airport plays down Ozzy Osbourne name change
02.01.13 Flybe signs deal with Perfect Getaways

December 2012

28.12.12 Bid to rename Birmingham Airport after Ozzy Osborne
28.12.12 Knife-gun alert: Deadly blade that also fires bullets found at Birmingham Airport
24.12.12 Flights frequency plea by Birmingham Airport boss
15.12.12 Flybe bundles new economy fare to help agents
13.12.12 Monarch Airlines celebrate inaugural flight to Grenoble from Birmingham
12.12.12 Birmingham Airport boss gives evidence to Transport Select Committee
12.12.12 Birmingham Airport release runway extension video
11.12.12 easyJet adds extra flights to Birmingham from Belfast International
07.12.12 Flybe launches automatic check-in
05.12.12 Birmingham Airport pay deal agreed
04.12.12 Woman assaults cheating police officer boyfriend in Birmingham Airport

November 2012

28.11.12 Birmingham Airport runway extension gets under way
27.11.12 No strike at Birmingham Airport but disruptive action looming
27.11.12 Mid air emergency for Ryanair Birmingham flight
26.11.12 Ryanair steward stole duty-free goods and sold them on eBay
26.11.12 Businessman wins £90,0000 Porsche in Birmingham Airport raffle
23.11.12 BA and Virgin say Birmingham Airport will never be international hub
23.11.12 Monarch jobs at airport 'could lead to aerospace cluster in Birmingham'
23.11.12 PIA MD “orders inquiry against Birmingham airport manager”
23.11.12 Man found with £160,000 of cocaine at Birmingham Airport denies drugs smuggling
22.11.12 Ryanair axe Birmingham - Budapest flights
21.11.12 Jobs boost at new Birmingham Airport hangar
21.11.12 Birmingham Airport to become ‘centre of excellence’
14.11.12 Flybe boss to hand over controls next year
14.11.12 Monarch to provide extra flights from Birmingham for MIPIM 2013
14.11.12 Flybe takes interest in Wideroe sale - Aftenposten
13.11.12 United Airlines hosts event to celebrate 15 years of flying from Birmingham
10.11.12 Taxes and airport fees may force Flybe overseas
09.11.12 Flybe warns jobs could go to cut costs in tough market
09.11.12 SAS begins Stockholm flights from Birmingham
08.11.12 Flybe laments to worst trading conditions for a decade
08.11.12 Monarch reigns at Birmingham Airport but Scottish services trimmed
06.11.12 Birmingham Airport staff in Christmas strike ballot
03.11.12 Staff claim they are bullied and fearing for their jobs at Birmingham Airport
03.11.12 Flybe CEO outlines ‘dream airport’ vision
02.11.12 Birmingham Airport calls for 'congestion charge' on Heathrow and Gatwick
02.11.12 Flybe becomes biggest Nordic and Baltic regional airline
01.11.12 No.1 Traveller ready for Birmingham Airport lounge take off

October 2012

30.10.12 Stafford businessman faces trial over Birmingham Airport gun
30.10.12 Flybe launch Birmingham – Amsterdam flights
29.10.12 Birmingham Airport launch travel trade website
28.10.12 Flybe launch winter schedule
27.10.12 Birmingham Airport will see 6% rise in passengers
19.10.12 Micro Nav secures contract from NATS for Birmingham Airport
19.10.12 Monarch launch new winter flights to Sharm El Sheikh from Birmingham
17.10.12 Monarch Airlines celebrate inaugural flight to Madeira from Birmingham
16.10.12 Flybe plans codeshare with United and US Airways
16.10.12 Alliances look towards no-frills airlines
14.10.12 Security tightened after crime spree at Birmingham Airport car park
13.10.12 Birmingham Awarded Airport of the Year
12.10.12 Flybe adds 12 new Finnair routes as trading steadies
09.10.12 Travellers fake disabilities to skip airport queues
09.10.12 Flybe slams OFT over ticket price transparency
07.10.12 Birmingham Airport staff in strike sack threat
03.10.12 Birmingham Airport’s new runway plans expand horizons
03.10.12 Lufthansa enjoys growth in business customers flying from Birmingham Airport

02.10.12 Birmingham sees more growth than any other UK airport

02.10.12 New control tower at Birmingham Airport sparks into life

02.10.12 Turkish Airlines boost Birmingham flights

September 2012

29.09.12 American deported after £400,000 cocaine discovery at Birmingham Airport
25.09.12 Birmingham Airport 'more attractive to travellers than Heathrow', says Lufthansa
22.09.12 Birmingham Airport shut after Monarch flight skids off runway
22.09.12 Passenger tells BBC: Birmingham Airport skid plane 'oldest I've flown on'
22.09.12 Monarch drops charter partner after runway incident at Birmingham
22.09.12 Flybe extend six popular winter ski routes to Easter 2013
18.09.12 Thieves target 86 cars parked at Birmingham Airport parking company
14.09.12 Over 100,000 cigarettes seized at Birmingham Airport
07.09.12 David Cameron "won't forget Birmingham in airports shake-up"
07.09.12 Birmingham Airport expansion: We are ready to go now says CEO
05.09.12 Stewardess sacked for being eight times over drink flying limit
04.09.12 Birmingham Airport staff threaten strike

August 2012

31.08.12 Campaign group want second runway at Birmingham airport to boost regional economy
31.08.12 Wyre Forest MP calls for Birmingham Airport to become a 'hub'
25.08.12 Birmingham Airport boss backs calls for 'fair tax on flying'
24.08.12 Lib Dems to back Birmingham Airport ‘national’ campaign
24.08.12 Birmingham and Solihull LEP transport chief looks to airport and motorways
23.08.12 60,000 to pass through Birmingham Airport this weekend
22.08.12 Monarch passengers back in Birmingham after 50 hour delay
21.08.12 Monarch broken aircraft passengers stranded in Tenerife
19.08.12 Gibraltar air link will be business boost for Birmingham Airport
02.08.12 Flybe confirms Birmingham - Amsterdam flights

July 2012

25.07.12 Birmingham Airport sponsors business awards
24.07.12 Qatar Airways confirm Birmingham flight plans; looking at two other UK airports
24.07.12 Walsall restaurant wins Birmingham Airport ‘Hello Curry’ competition
19.07.12 Qatar Airways plans Birmingham - Doha route
18.07.12 Dangerous weapons seized at Birmingham Airport
14.07.12 New rallying cry from Birmingham Airport boss Paul Kehoe
12.07.12 Birmingham a favourite gateway for Chinese visitors claims chamber
09.07.12 Drunk man tackled mid-air on flight to Birmingham Airport
08.07.12 Passengers up 5.9% at Birmingham Airport
08.07.12 'High tea' party at Birmingham Airport's new traffic control tower
06.07.12 New Birmingham Airport road link plans on hold
06.07.12 Morgan Sindall completes Air Traffic Control Tower at Birmingham Airport
04.07.12 Ryanair announce 4 new Birmingham routes for this winter
03.07.12 S&P revises Birmingham Airport outlook to stable; affirms ratings

June 2012

30.06.12 No.1 Traveller to open new lounge at Birmingham Airport
28.06.12 Birmingham Airport launches hunt for best curry
27.06.12 New £5m business aviation centre opens at Birmingham Airport
27.06.12 Birmingham Airport to deploy Gentrack 20/20 airport management system
26.06.12 Mitie secures Birmingham Airport security contract
25.06.12 Birmingham Airport calls for focus on regions
21.06.12 Birmingham Airport boss receives transport award
19.06.12 Vince Cable backs Birmingham Airport expansion
19.06.12 Birmingham Airport boss to make Commons push for Government support
15.06.12 Birmingham Airport ‘can quadruple passengers using current single runway’
12.06.12 New Berlin service brings bookings boost at Birmingham Airport
12.06.12 Aer Lingus Birmingham to Knock service takes off
12.06.12 Eurojet opens business aviation centre at UK's Birmingham airport
11.06.12 Birmingham Airport campaign sees posters across London Underground
10.06.12 Birmingham Airport "answer to Heathrow capacity crisis"
08.06.12 Birmingham Airport launches new smoking balcony for passengers
07.06.12 Birmingham Airport passenger numbers increase
07.06.12 BBC publish long article on Birmingham Airport
07.06.12 SAS to launch Birmingham - Stockholm flights
03.06.12 Flybe say there was no fire on aborted flight
02.06.12 Flybe passengers 'make goodbye calls' after 'fire' in cockpit
02.06.12 NATS appointed to fit out new Birmingham Airport ATC tower
01.06.12 Birmingham Airport takes on Heathrow with poster campaign
01.06.12 Holidaymakers left without luggage following problems at Birmingham Airport
01.06.12 Airline worker had 'drugs in hat' as he headed to Birmingham flight

May 2012

29.05.12 Meriden Bar & Restaurant takes centre stage at Birmingham Airport
24.05.12 Huge haul of smuggled tobacco found at Birmingham Airport
23.05.12 Roadworks started near Birmingham Airport
23.05.12 Monarch launching Nice and Barcelona flights from Birmingham
18.05.12 New Birmingham – Knock flights for Aer Lingus Regional
18.05.12 New Birmingham – Knock flights for Aer Lingus Regional
17.05.12 Roadworks near Birmingham Airport from next Monday for 7 weeks
17.05.12 Lufthansa confirms new UK - Berlin routes despite airport delay
17.05.12 Eurojet opens business aviation centre at Birmingham Airport
11.05.12 Birmingham Airport optimistic of filling bmibaby gaps
11.05.12 Man who tried smuggling cannabis in blow-up doll through Birmingham Airport jailed
08.05.12 Pregnant British woman faces death penalty for drug smuggling on Pakistan - Birmingham flight
06.05.12 Man jailed for 5 years for trying to smuggle drugs through Birmingham Airport
03.05.12 Lufthansa add Hamburg and Berlin routes from Birmingham
02.05.12 Monarch launch two new routes from Gatwick and Birmingham

April 2012

25.04.12 Flybe target business passengers with new marketing campaign
23.04.12 Airport boss calls Heathrow runway claims 'a con'
19.04.12 easyJet announce Belfast flights
18.04.12 Birmingham Airport to unveil Olympic logos
12.04.12 Big rise in laser attacks
10.04.12 Flybe final quarter trading in line with expectations
05.04.12 Passenger's diamonds seized
04.04.12 Passengers not subject to passport checks
03.04.12
Easter ice bar at the airport

March 2012

30.03.12 Electrical fault causes passport control delays
27.03.12 Beijing is Lufthansa's most popular connection from Birmingham
24.03.12 Transport secretary backs expansion plans
20.03.12 Contractor for road and runway projects announced
15.03.12 Naked campaigners fined
15.03.12 Air Malta confirm Birmingham flights
11.03.12 APH launch meet and greet parking at Birmingham Airport
09.03.12 Flybe to operate Brussels Airlines flights
07.03.12 Aviation Menzies main profit driver
03.03.12 Staff strike vote; anger over airport boss blog post
01.03.12 Directors approve runway extension project

February 2012

22.02.12 Flybe increase Glasgow flight capacity
20.02.12 Flybe could operate other airline's short haul routes
16.02.12 Thomson to cut 600 cabin crew jobs
11.02.12 Revenues down 0.3% at Flybe
10.02.12 bmibaby add extra Knock flights
09.02.12 Flybe launch advertising account review
08.02.12 Regional airports say Government should back them, not Thames hub
07.02.12 Airport to cut emissions with solar power
03.02.12 New learing centre opened
02.02.12 New night flight policy agreed with council

January 2012

31.01.12 Strike threat after pay talks break down
26.01.12 Flybe boss predicts 'tough sx months'
25.01.12 Ryanair announce new Budapest flights
24.01.12 MP wants Government to pick Birmingham over Boris Island
22.01.12 Flybe announce Waterford flights
20.01.12 Menzies win Flybe ground handling contract
16.01.12 Airport exec calls for Heathrow congestion charge
10.01.12 Flybe shares fall 30% on profit warning
10.01.12 Olympic rings to land on Birmingham Airport control tower
07.01.12 Pilot of small plane in trouble after getting too close to airport
03.01.12 Airport boss predicts Olympic flight and holiday deals
02.01.12 £5m hangar to be completed this month

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