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Tuesday 18 May 2010 - EMA

Icelandair Cargo Boeing 757-23APF TF-FIG was an afternoon
arrival -the aircraft wears additional "absolutely fresh" titles
Photo: Matt Sutton

Tuesday 18 May 2010 - BHX

Hello MD 90 HB-JIF operated the first special charter flight bringing
visitors to "IPEX 2010" which is taking place at the NEC....
.... while Wideroe Dash 8Q-402 LN-WDG arrived from Oslo Torp
Photos: Ron Kosys
Many scheduled flights were also upgraded for the show with
Swiss Airbus A320-214 HB-IJB operating their morning service
from Zurich.. Photo: Ian Bowley
Astraeus Boeing 757-23A G-OJIB positioned in from Bournemouth
to operate a charter to Cairo, Egypt.... .. Photo: Ian Bowley
.... while in an "all white" scheme faint Saudi Arabian titles were still
visible the aircraft having been operated on their behalf for the Hajj
Photo: Ron Kosys
General aviation day stopping visitors for IPEX included
Hans Grohe Pilatus PC-12 D-FKGI.... ..Photo: Ian Bowley
.... and Pan Europeenne Piaggio Avanti F-HCPE ..Photo: Ron Kosys

BHX Airport Forum 2010

The "Birmingham Aviation Enthusiasts Group"
held its annual enthusiasts "forum" at BHX on
Monday 17 May 2010
The evening was opened by Paul Kehoe, BHX's CEO (right),
who gave a presentation on developments at the aiport
including an update on the Runway Extension
Additional presentations were given by Andy Davies,
Operational Planning Manager (above centre) and
Marc Watkins, Business Development Manager (left)
The event was attended by 50 local aviation enthusiasts
and we were also joined by PC Ian Drewett, the BHX
Airport Watch liaison officer
Thanks as always to Birmingham International Airport
for hosting this important annual event
"Birmingham Aviation Enthusiasts Group"
Promoting co-operation between Aviation Enthusiasts,
West Midlands Police and Birmingham International Airport

Monday 17 May 2010 - BHX

City Airline resumed their morning service from Gothenburg with
Embraer 145EU SE-RAD operating the flight - it first visit to BHX
Photo: Ron Kosys

Monday 17 May 2010 - Kemble

Former Air France Airbus A320-211 F-GFKN and Midwest
Boeing 737-683 SU-MWC are parked on the northside....
.... while MK Airlines Boeing 747F's G-MKCA and G-MKGA
are parked on the southside of the airfield
Photos: Ian Bowley

Sunday 16 May 2010 - BHX

The "return" of the Volcanic Ash Cloud resulted in a large number
of diversions before BHX also closed at 1900.. Photo: Ian Bowley
Earlier diversions included Monarch Airbus A321-321 G-OZBU
from Manchester....
.... Viking Boeing 737-36N SE-RHV from East Midlands
.... and Premier 1A M-YAIR
Photos: Ron Kosys

Saturday 15 May 2010 - Kemble

Former Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS EI-DYG arrived by road
from Rome where it had been damaged in a landing accident
at Ciampino Airport back on 10 November 2008
Midwest Boeing 737-683 SU-MWC basks in the morning sun!

Friday 14 May 2010 - BHX

Turkuaz Airbus A321-211 TC-TCF operated their flight to Dalaman
Titan BAe 146-200QC G-ZAPN operated a charter flight
to Le Castellet in southern France.. Photos: Ron Kosys

Thursday 13 May 2010 - BHX

Jet2 Boeing 737-377 G-CELG was an afternoon visitor bringing
Fulham FC fans home after their defeat by Atletico Madrid in the
Europa League final in Hamburg - it positioned out to Belfast
Turkish Boeing 737-752 TC-JKO operated their flight from Istanbul
- its first visit to BHX.. Photos: Ron Kosys

Wednesday 12 May 2010 - BHX

Samsung Global Express HL7749 was a lunchtime arrival....
Photo: Matt Sutton
Photo: Ron Kosys
.... parking on the Elmdon apron - it later departed to Seoul, Korea
Photo: Ron Kosys
Air Berlin Airbus A319-132 D-ABGA operated their flight to Hannover
Photo: Ron Kosys

Tuesday 11 May 2010 - Coventry

RAF Nimrod MR.2 XV232 which has recently been retired from
service arrived at Coventry where it will be displayed in the new
Classic Flight "Airbase" - -
that opens at the end of May 2010
Photo: Paul Sliwinski

Monday 10 May 2010 - BHX

SAS Airbus A321-232 OY-KBF operated their morning service
to Copenhagen in place of the usual Canadair CRJ 900
Turkish Boeing 737-752 TC-JKN operated their flight to Istanbul
Photos: Ron Kosys

Sunday 9 May 2010 - EMA

Air Charter Express Douglas DC 8-62AF 9G-AED which had
arrived back on Saturday 1 May 2010 finally departed....
.... off Runway 09 in style!
Kalitta Air Boeing 747-4H6M N741CK which had arrived on
Saturday evening departed shortly after the DC 8
Photos: John Gregory

Friday 7 May 2010 - Kemble

The "Great Vintage Flying Weekend" took place over the weekend
of 8/9 May 2010 and while the poor weather effected the number
of visitors it was possible to have a closer look at the stored aircraft
PH-BDA is one of three KLM Boeing 737-306's in store
KD Avia Boeing 737 VP-BJW has joined VP-BKX in the scrapping area
All that remains of SkyExpress Boeing 737-330 VP-BBN is the nose!
The fuselage of Clickair Airbus A320-211 EC-GRE remains intact
Midwest (of Egypt) Boeing 737-683 SU-MWC is in storage
Photos: David Depledge

Friday 7 May 2010 - BHX

Challenger 604 C-GGWH was a morning arrival on the Elmdon apron
Photo: Chris Mabbott
Turkuaz Airbus A321-211 TC-TCG operated their IT flight
from Dalaman - its first visit to BHX.. Photo: Gerna

Friday 7 May 2010 - GLO

Euro Continental Air Metro III EC-GPS operated the Manx2 service
Photo: Ron Kosys

Friday 7 May 2010 - Hinton in the Hedges

Cessna Grand Caravan G-DLAC is a new para dropper
Photo: Chris Mabbott

Thursday 6 May 2010 - BHX

Koral Blue Airbus A320-214 SU-KBE operated their first IT flight
from/to Sharm el Sheikh of the summer season.. Photo: Ron Kosys

Wednesday 5 May 2010 - Kemble

Midwest (of Egypt) Boeing 737-683 SU-MWC arrived for
storage on Tuesday 4 May 2010
Also present were Robinson R-22 G-CBXN....
.... and Hawker 800B G-GRGA.. Photos: Chris Mabbott

Wednesday 5 May 2010 - BHX

Air Berlin Airbus A319-112 D-ABGP operated their flight
to Hannover in place of the usual A320.. Photo: Ron Kosys


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