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MP ‘disappointed’ at lost opportunity over airport

Solihull MP Lorely Burt has spoken of her disappointment after a Government-backed inquiry booted out plans to expand Birmingham Airport.

Airport's vision of the future would create 250,000 jobs

Birmingham Airport has joined forces with a coalition of business leaders to unveil plans that enable it to grow and help create a quarter of a million Midland jobs in the process.


Cello Aviation adds to its fleet at BHX

VIP carrier Cello Aviation has added a second aircraft to its fleet based in Birmingham

Airport bosses: Global connectivity key to maximising on new Enterprise Zone

AIRPORT bosses have welcomed the Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Zone, providing a £2.8billion boost to local business.

School wins cash boost from Birmingham Airport

THANKS to an enterprising group of pupils, Birmingham Airport is providing £150,000 worth of funding to improve their school.

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.

New transport secretary sparks fears of shift on Gatwick's third runway

“NOT on our watch!” that’s the pledge of Solihull MP Lorely Burt after fears a new Transport Secretary could mean a third runway at Gatwick Airport.

Birmingham Airport urges government to focus on regional airports.

BIRMINGHAM Airport bosses are urging the government to do more to promote existing regional airports

LONDON 2012 will receive a warm welcome in the borough after Birmingham Airport’s grand unveiling of their giant Olympic rings.

Two sets of the white internally lit rings, placed either side of the airport’s new air traffic control tower, can be seen by flying visitors and from the nearby road.

Hologram proves a high-flying hit

MEET Lucy, she’s happy-to-help and recently started work at Birmingham Airport.

Massive boost for A45 project

PLANS to divert a section of the A45 - paving the way for a runway extension - have received a £15m boost.

Solihull Council joins Go-HS2 to promote high speed rail link

Key players from the West Midlands private and public sectors have joined forces to launch a powerful consortium in support of the proposed high speed rail link between Birmingham and London.

Staff flying high on skill success

STAFF at Birmingham Airport celebrate their academic success after completing courses through Solihull College’s training academy, BASA.

Tell us the truth!

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to the proposed runway extension at Birmingham International Airport have demanded that authorites come clean over plans.

Delight over Turkey trips

PASSENGERS enjoyed a taste of ‘Turkish Delight’ when travelling through Birmingham Airport recently.

‘Tired’ station fails to make worst list

BUSINESS chiefs this week voiced surprise that Birmingham International has not been named as a rail station which needs urgent improvements.

A lucky escape?

AMBITIOUS plans to extend Birmingham International Airport’s runway look likely to be grounded after the chief executive Paul Kehoe admitted that getting the money to pay for the £120million project is proving difficult while the business case ‘is marginal at best’.

Cash crisis hits runway

BIRMINGHAM International Airport’s plans for expansion could be the latest scheme to fall victim to the recession.

Thandi tops poll for most Power

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PAUL Thandi - chief executive of the NEC Group - has been named the most influential person in the West Midlands.

People invited to have say over Birmingham International Airport noise

PEOPLE living near Birmingham International Airport are being given the opportunity to make a noise - if they want to - about aircraft noise.


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