Monday 11 December 2017 - Seeing double Emirates Airbus A380s as 4 visit after Sundays snowfall

Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EOY operated their lunchtime flight from Dubai landing as
A380-842 A6-EUY which had diverted to Manchester the previous day was still boarding

As no stand was available A380 A6-EOY then had to hold on Taxiway Alpha while a
number of following arrivals landed and then backtracked down Runway 33 to pass it

Emirates Airbus A380-842 A6-EUY was soon on its way albeit nearly 24 hours late....

.... departing to Dubai and causing its own snowstorm as it lifted off Runway 33

As a result of Sunday's diversions both of which went to Manchester and then returned
today/Monday a total of 4 Emirates Airbus A380s operated through Birmingham -
1030/1230 EK39D/8040 388 from Manchester/to Dubai A6-EUY
- return of flight diverted on Sunday - Emirates
1125/1330 EK039/040 388 from/to Dubai A6-EOY
- planned aircraft allocation - Emirates
1730/1930 EK37D/8038 388 from Manchester/to Dubai A6-EOX
- return of flight diverted on Sunday - Emirates
1845/2050 EK037/038 388 from/to Dubai A6-EDJ
- planned aircraft allocation - Emirates

Above are "planned times - the final flight did not depart until after 0200 Tuesday morning!



Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS EI-GDF operated their flight from Tenerife - its first visit to BHX

Icelandair Boeing 757-23N TF-FIC operated their flight from Reykjavik Keflavik going on
an extended airport tour on arrival due to a number stands still being blocked by snow

Jet2 Boeing 737-8K5 G-GDFX positioned in from Belfast to operate their flight to Krakow
as they brought in additional capacity to catch up after Sunday's snow related delays

Jet2 Boeing 737-86Q G-GDFY operated their flight to Tenerife

SAS Airbus A321-232 OY-KBE operated their morning service to Copenhagen
after their Sunday afternoon service was cancelled due to the snow

easyJet Airbus A320-214 G-EZWY operated their flight from Geneva
as they increased their schedule for the start of the ski season

easyJet Airbus A320-214 G-EZRD operated their mid-morning service to Belfast International

flybe Dash 8Q-402 G-FLBD taxy's to the terminal from the Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar

Air Taxi Europe Cessna 406 Caravan II D-IFFF was an afternoon arrival
on the Elmdon apron - the Germans don't let a little snow stop them!!
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Sunday 10 December 2017 - Birmingham Airport is closed for much of the day after a heavy snowfall

Birmingham Airport was closed for much of the day after a heavy morning snowfall....

.... covered the runway with snow clearing teams working hard to reopen the airfield

A snowy view of the Elmdon site and the Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar....
.... looking across the Elmdon apron towards the runway and the Airport Fire Station

As a result of the airport closure many flights were cancelled, delayed or diverted to other airports

Qatar Boeing 787-8 A7-BDD which had earlier diverted to Manchester....

.... returns to a still snow covered BHX
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Friday 8 December 2017 - LGW Dash 8Q-402 D-ABQB flying for Eurowings to Dusseldorf

LGW Dash 8Q-402 D-ABQB which has now been painted all white with Eurowings titles operated....

.... the delayed morning Eurowings service to Dusseldorf - note the de-icer fluid on the engines and tail

Helvetic Embraer 190LR HB-JVN operated the delayed morning Swiss service to Zurich

Lufthansa Regional Embraer 195LR D-AEME operated their morning service to Munich

Brussels Airlines Airbus A319-111 OO-SSX operated their morning service to Brussels

Jet2 Boeing 737-8MG G-JZHW was a morning departure to Lanzarote

Jet2 Boeing 737-8MG G-JZBC, which is in basic Jet2holidays colours without titles,
was an afternoon departure to Krakow

CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJO operated the lunchtime KLM service from Amsterdam

Arcus Air Dornier 228-212 D-CAAM spent the day parked on the Elmdon apron

Air Hamburg Citation CJ2 D-IGMW made a brief morning visit

Agusta A-109SP Grand New G-CHFD was an afternoon visitor
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Saturday 9 December 2017 - Eurowings Airbus A320 OE-IQB operates their inaugural flight to Salzburg

Eurowings Europe Airbus A320-214 OE-IQB operated their inaugural flight to Salzburg - this
new service will operate twice weekly on Wednesday and Saturday for the ski season

Helvetic Embraer 190LR HB-JVM operated the morning Swiss service to Zurich

Wizz Air Airbus A321-231 HA-LXE operated their service to Warsaw

easyJet Airbus A320-214 G-EZRD operated their morning service to Belfast International

TUI - formerly Thomson - Boeing 787-8 G-TUIC was a morning departure to Barbados

Eurowings Airbus A320-214 D-AIZV operated their delayed morning service to Dusseldorf

PIA Boeing 777-240ER AP-BGK operated their flight from Islamabad

Jet2 Boeing 737-86Q G-GDFY operated a charter to La Rochelle taking "Wasps" Rugby team....

.... to France for their "European Rugby Champions Cup" match on Sunday afternoon

Aer Lingus Airbus A320-216 EI-FNJ operated their lunchtime service to Dublin

Emirates Rolls Royce powered Airbus A380-842 A6-EUQ operated their lunchtime service to Dubai

Flightline BCN Metro II EC-JIP spent the day parked on the Elmdon apron

Gulfstream IV N813PD was a morning arrival from Luton parking up to night stop

Piper Seneca V G-JMOS was a visitor arriving from Bournemouth and departing to Shoreham
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Tuesday 5 December 2017 - Vulkan Air Antonov 26B UR-CQD is a morning departure to Prestwick

Vulkan Air Antonov 26B UR-CQD which had arrived from Bratislava the previous Thursday....

.... was a morning departure when it positioned out to Prestwick

.... taking off on Runway 33

Sprint Air Saab 340AF SP-KPH was an early morning arrival from Prague parking up for the day

The Flying Bulls Citation Encore+ OE-GDM was a day stopping visitor on the Elmdon apron

Jet2 Boeing 757-27B G-LSAB was a morning arrival from Newark operating
the return flight of their second weekend break trip to New York

Lufthansa Regional Embraer 190LR D-AECG operated their morning service to Frankfurt

Swiss Airbus A320-214 HB-IJS operated their morning service to Zurich

LGW Dash 8Q-402 D-ABQM, which is still in Air Berlin colours,
operated the early morning Eurowings service to Dusseldorf
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