Tag: Birmingham

British Airways to Recruit New Captains

Reading Time: 2 minutes BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains. The airline is holding an open day at the Hilton Metropole hotel at Birmingham NEC on Monday November 27 seeking pilots to operate flights on its growing network. BA […]

RAF Fighter Jets Scrambled to Intercept Flight from Bucharest

Reading Time: 1 minute RAF jets have been scrambled to intercept a flight from Romania after it lost communications. A Fleet Air International Saab 340B performing freight flight from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Birmingham,EN (UK), was enroute over Belgium when the communication between ATC and the aircraft was lost. Belgium and UK fighter aircraft were dispatched to intercept the aircraft, […]

World’s Biggest Passenger Plane Emirates’ A380 Touches Down at Birmingham

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the world’s largest aeroplanes has made its maiden touchdown at Birmingham Airport, delighting hundreds of plane spotters who had gathered to see the behemoth touch down. An Emirates’ Airbus A380 – all 238ft of it – put wheels-down on the tarmac right on schedule for the airline’s inaugural Dubai service on Sunday. With […]

Small Planet Airbus A320 Off Runway at Birmingham

Reading Time: 2 minutes After landing, the A320 veered off the taxiway coming to rest on the grass at Birmingham-Intl Airport, UK. The Airbus A320 landed normally on runway 33 at Birmingham-Intl Airport, UK, and taxied back to the terminal via taxiway „Bravo“, when directional control was somehow lost. Just after the intersection, the A320 departed the taxiway „Alpha“ […]