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New Monarch facility completed at Birmingham Airport

MONARCH Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the award-winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and a division of The Monarch Group, has reached another key milestone in the construction of their new 110,000 sq.

Boost for business and leisure as new flights from Birmingham to Gibraltar start

AIRLINE Monarch has celebrated its first flight to Gibraltar from Birmingham.

Airline announces jobs boost for Birmingham Airport

AIRLINE Monarch has revealed plans for a new maintenance hub at Birmingham Airport creating up to 300 new roles.

Monarch starts flights to Sharm El Sheikh from Birmingham Airport

MONARCH Airlines has celebrated its inaugural flight from Birmingham to the winter sun destination of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.

Flights suspended after plane skids off Birmingham runway

PASSENGERS had to be evacuated from a Monarch plane after it skidded off the runway at Birmingham Airport last Friday afternoon.

Nice and Barcelona routes laucnhed from Birmingham

TWO new routes are due to launch from Birmingham Airport this summer.

Monarch expands services from Birmingham Airport

SCHEDULED leisure airline Monarch has announced a further expansion of its operations across the Midlands, with the launch of a new base at East Midlands Airport, and also growth of services from Birmingham International Airport.

A LITTLE Italy racetrack was created at Birmingham Airport last week to celebrate the launch of nine new Italian routes.

Passengers were able to race remote control Mini cars through iconic Italian landmarks such as the Colosseum in Rome, the Opera House in Verona, the Rialto Bridge in Venice and shops in Milan on the 32 square metre racetrack at the departures area.

A bumpy landing

HUNDREDS of holidaymakers had a bumpy landing when an airliner touched down at Birmingham International Airport last week.

Emergency alert as jet catches fire

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PASSENGERS feared for their lives after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Birmingham Airport – only minutes after take-off.

A disgrace

I AM sure we are all appalled by the hugely offensive comments made by a Foreign Office official about the forthcoming visit of His Holiness the Pope to these shores.

Brits head for fun in the sun

RAIN, rain and more rain saw an increase in fed up Brits jetting off to sunnier climes in July.

Cabin crew strike plan could ground aircraft

POSSIBLE strike action threatens to disrupt holiday-makers who are flying from Birmingham Airport this summer.

Strike threat for Monarch holiday-makers from Birmingham International Airport

SOLIHULL families flying from Birmingham Airport this summer could have their holiday plans hit by a threatened strike of airline workers.

BIA ‘holding its own’ in recession

DURING March, Birmingham Inter­national Airport handled 674,301 travellers through its two terminals, made up of 563,105 scheduled passengers and 111,196 charter passengers.


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