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Birmingham Airport Announces Free Family Festival

Birmingham Airport is delighted to announce further celebrations to commemorate its 80th anniversary this year. On Sunday 1st September, the airport will hold ‘Birmingham Airport Fest’ – a one day free festival in Sheldon Country Park (B26 3TU). The family festival has something for all tastes, with a special performance from the Birmingham Royal Ballet, […]

Birmingham Airport reveals masterplan

On June 12, following a 12-week public consultation to gather feedback from community and regional stakeholders, Birmingham Airport published its final masterplan and surface access strategy. The masterplan outlines how the airport will develop its site to handle the increase in passenger numbers up to the year 2033. It includes an investment of £500m (US$632m) […]

Birmingham Airport Outlines its Sustainability Commitment

Last week Birmingham Airport actively participated in this year’s celebration of World Environment Day, giving the Airport the opportunity to again raise awareness and promote actions that everyone can carry out to protect the environment. Birmingham Airport organised an action-packed itinerary for World Environment Day, which was well received and attended by the Birmingham Airport […]

Birmingham Airport takes part in Airport Safety Week 

Today (13th May), marks the beginning of UK Airports Safety Week, a national event held in conjunction with the Airport Operators Association (AOA), and supported by the Civil Aviation Authority. To support the week of activities, Birmingham Airport has kicked off a range of activities and safety demonstrations to raise awareness of aviation safety and […]

Birmingham Airport partners with Volvo Bus to electrify shuttle fleet

In a bid to become greener, Birmingham Airport, UK, has commissioned the services of vehicle manufacturer Volvo and automation specialist ABB to introduce six fully-electric single-deck buses by November 2019. The Volvo 7900e buses will be used to transport passengers in and around the airport and will be charged on-the-go, using an innovative ‘OppCharge’ pantograph […]

Birmingham Airport Awarded Grant Funding of £1.4 Million Towards Electric Buses

Birmingham airport has been awarded £1.4m from the Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme administered by the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). The funding awarded will support the electrification of the airport’s landside bus fleet with ultra-low emission buses operating as a passenger transport service on all of the […]

Exclusive Lounge ‘Clubrooms’ Opens at Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport has opened its fifth executive lounge for passengers to enjoy before their flight. Opening under the multi award-winning No1 Lounge’s brand, Clubrooms, a new and premium lounge experience is now available to passengers flying from Birmingham Airport. The launch of this new lounge will complement the existing No1 Lounge at the Airport, which […]

New Electronic Passport Gates Opened at Birmingham Airport

Five new ePassport gates at Birmingham Airport were officially opened on the 29th August 2018. The new gates, which were opened by Emma Moore, Border Force’s Chief Operating Officer and Bob Graham, Birmingham Airport’s Operations Director, will boost the number in operation at the airport from 10 to 15. ePassport gates provide an automated route […]

Birmingham Airport Invests in Passenger Experience

Birmingham Airport has started a multi-million-pound programme of development works to improve the passenger journey through the airport terminal. The works include redeveloping the security processing area to provide more boarding card gates, a dedicated security preparation area and a refreshed waiting area with new flooring and lighting. Commenting on the investment, David Winstanley, COO […]

Birmingham Airport to invest US$130m in infrastructure upgrades

Birmingham Airport in the West Midlands of England in the UK has announced that it is investing £100m (US$130m) on improving its facilities and infrastructure, including hold-baggage screening, self-service check-in, surface access, additional car parking and air traffic control (ATC). The replacement of the hold baggage screening system is already underway and includes the installation […]