Thursday 28th June 2018 - Sukhoi Superjet EI-FWF operates evening Brussels Airlines service

Vulk Air Antonov An-26B UR-CQE spent the day parked on the Elmdon Apron. It later departed to Seville

Arcus Air Dornier 228-202 D-CAAL which arrived early morning from Gyor spent the day parked on the Elmdon Apron

Thomas Cook Airbus A321-211 LY-VED touched down on Runway 33 from Dalaman. The aircraft is in the hybrid Aeroflot colours

Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS EI-DAC was an evening departure to Alicante

Blue Air Boeing 737-405 YR-BAZ operated their flight to Bucharest

PIA Boeing 777-240(ER) AP-BHX operated the evening PK792 service to Islamabad

Flybe Dash 8-Q400 G-ECOH was an arrival on Runway 33. The aircraft features 'Scotland' and 'Avios' decals on the front fuselage

Lufthansa Airbus A321-231 D-AISO operated their flight from Frankfurt

Czech Airlines Airbus A319-112 OK-REQ was a departure to Prague

Brussels Airlines Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B EI-FWF operated the evening service from Brussels. Operated by CityJet

Fleet Air Saab 340AF HA-TAG departed to Bucharest

Swiss CS100 HB-JBC operated their evening service from Zurich

Friday 22nd June 2018 - Air France Airbus A320 F-HEPI arrives in SkyTeam livery

SAS Airbus A319-132 OY-KBP touches down on Runway 33 from Copenhagen

Thomas Cook Airbus A321-231 G-TCVC was an arrival in the hybrid Monarch scheme

Air France Airbus A320-214 F-HEPI operated the evening service from Paris CDG. The aircraft is in the SkyTeam livery

Balkan Holidays (BH Air) Airbus A320-232 LZ-BHH was an arrival from Burgas. The aircraft is currently in plain livery

West Atlantic Boeing 737-322(SF) G-JMCL spent the day parked on the Elmdon Apron

West Midlands Police Eurocopter EC135-T2 G-POLD was a brief evening visitor to the Elmdon Apron

Air India Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner VT-ANS operated their evening flight from Delhi

Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-8F2 TC-JVV departed to Istanbul

KLM Boeing 737-8K2 PH-BXA operated their evening service to Amsterdam

easyJet Europe Airbus A319-111 OE-LQA touched down on Runway 33 operating a seasonal ski service from Geneva

Eurowings Airbus A319-132 D-AGWH was a departure to Dusseldorf

Thursday 21st June 2018 - Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 OO-SNB arrives in Tintin livery & Blue Panorama B734 EI-FVA departs to Milan

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320-214 OO-SNB departed off Runway 33 to Brussels. The aircraft is in the special 'Tintin Comics' livery

Czech Airlines Airbus A319-112 OK-NEM operated their service to Prague

KLM Boeing 737-8K2 PH-BXN touched down from Amsterdam


Air Austral Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner parked on the Elmdon Apron. The aircraft has been at BHX since April and is awaiting new engines



Blue Panorama Boeing 737-4Q8 EI-FVA departed off Runway 33 to Milan


Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPJ operated their service from Dusseldorf

Thomas Cook Airbus A321-211 LY-VED was an evening arrival from Dalaman. The aircraft is in the hybrid Aeroflot livery

Helvetic Airways Embraer 190 HB-JVQ operated the evening Swiss flight from Zurich

Air India Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner VT-ANY touched down from Delhi

PIA Boeing 777-240(ER) AP-BHX operated their delayed service to Islamabad

SAS Airbus A319-131 OY-KBR was the evening service from Copenhagen

Blue Air Boeing 737-46N YR-BAE was a departure to Bucharest

Lufthansa Airbus A321-231 D-AIDI departed to Frankfurt

Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EOQ touched down on Runway 33 operating the evening EK37 flight from Dubai

Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS EI-DWZ was an arrival from Alicante. The aircraft features additional 'Concello de Vigo' titles on the rear fuselage



Monday 18th June 2018 - Air Austral Boeing 787 F-OLRC parked outside MAEL hangar & Lufthansa Airbus A320 arrives in "5 Starhansa" livery


Air Austral Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner F-OLRC parked outside the Monarch Engineering hangar with many other aircraft surrounding it

Swiss CS100 HB-JBA operated the evening service from Zurich

Lufthansa Airbus A320-214 D-AIZB was an arrival from Frankfurt. The aircraft features special "5 Starhansa" titles on the front fuselage as Lufthansa have been rated a Skytrax 5 Star airline

Thomas Cook (Avion Express) Airbus A321-211 LY-VED touched down on Runway 33 from Antalya. The aircraft is in the retro Aeroflot scheme

Saturday 16th June 2018 - Norwegian B738 EI-FHD makes emergency landing & Norwegian B789 Dreamliner LN-LNK arrives for maintenance

Emirates Airbus A380-842 A6-EUZ operated the lunchtime EK39 service from Dubai. The aircraft is in the 'Year of Zayed 2018' livery

Czech Airlines Airbus A319-112 OK-PET was an arrival on Runway 15 from Prague. The aircraft is in the Skyteam livery

National Boeing 757-28A N176CA operated the Primera Air service from Newark. Their transatlantic flights have been temporarily suspended as Primera await the delivery of their Airbus A321neo's

FlyOne Airbus A319-112 ER-00002 departed to Chisinau

Norwegian Boeing 737-8JP EI-FHD flying from Reykjavik to Madrid squawked 7700 over BHX around 1:15pm and made an emergency landing at around 1:45pm due to issues with hydraulics and tyres...

...The runway was therefore closed for hours and the fire service dealt with the incident straight away. Eventually the passengers were offloaded onto the runway and straight into buses

After the runway was cleared and reopened Primera Boeing 737-8Q8 OY-PSA touched down from Malaga

Norwegian Boeing 737-8JP EI-FHD was towed over to the Elmdon Apron and spend the day parked before being moved again

Thomas Cook Airbus A321-231 G-TCVC was an afternoon departure. The aircraft is in the hybrid Monarch scheme

Norwegian Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner LN-LNK landed on Runway 15 from Olso after circling around Manchester for quite some time. The aircraft was in for MAEL maintenance