LOG/INFO BHX MAY 1991
Air France continued to use TAT F28`s for their morning and lunchtimes services to Paris,with the same aircraft operating twice on any one day.Only 1 "new" aircraft F-GDUT was noted.The evening service is usually 737 operated with 727`s on Friday.3/5...
LOG/INFO BHX MAY 1981
Passenger figures for May were up by 1.8% on 1980 to 149,559.Air India are postponing their start date from 7th July to 22nd August as awaiting permission from the DOT.Eastern Airways service to Norwich finished on 12/5 (flown by PA31 G-BFDN),Titan PA31 was chartered on...
LOG BHX MAY 1971
BEA started a new all cargo service with Merchantman between BHX and Paris on 5th May.Wessex XS520 RN has been flying to and from Cannon Hill park during the International Festival.
1/5 SE-DBN DC-9 SAS MAN-CPH,EC-BQQ CV990 also 16/5,I-DIKF DC-9 AZ MAN-MILAN also...
BHX LOG/INFO April 1991 Part 1 Airliners
Early April saw the start of the Summer schedules in Europe and saw a lot of changes in BHX flights.Air France increased their frequency to 3 flights a day on weekdays.The new morning and earlier lunchtime flights are operated by...
BHX LOG/INFO April 1981
Pax figures for April 1981 were down by 7% to 111,525 mainly due to the recession and ATC disputes.The first sod of the new terminal development was cut on 10/4 by the trade minister and site work started in earnest on 30/4 with construction of the noise bund.New service...
BHX LOG April 1971
BOAC are changing the frequency of their Summer BHX-New York service from 23/5 to Sunday,Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday.Alitalia are now using DC-9F`s instead of DC-6`s.
1/4 I-DIKG DC-9 AZ MAN-Milan also 6/4,8/4,SE-DBN DC-9F MAN-CPH,XW614 SCOUT,N720F GULF 2 LHR-NCE,XT645...
BHX LOG/INFO March 1981,
Pax figures for the month were 106,431 down 13.6% on 1980.GKN are making big cutbacks selling HS125-600B G-BGKN and King Air 90 G-AXPE after an appraisal by accountants.Their hangar is also to be given up with BE200 G-GKNB moving to hangar 1.BA will move into H2.
Another lockdown project as I was interested to see the amount of aircraft that are on the ground during the weekend at the 4 major European mainland cargo hubs.Also helps me in planning any future trips to see the maximum amount of those elusive night freighters without having to stay up all...
BHX LOG/Residents list February 1981,
Passenger figures for Feb 1981 were 87,163 down 13% due to the recession and 1980 was a leap year.
G-AYZN,BFKN AZTEC CENTRAL A/S
G-BHTT CITATION LUCAS
G-BDPH OLEE,OWAC,OWAK C152/172 WARWICKSHIRE AERO CLUB
BHX LOG/INFO 40 Years ago January 1981
January pax figures were 84,734 up 6.1%.1980 movements were 81,522 up 15.5%,of which 31,731 were Air Transport(1.7% down).Mail was 1,134 tonnes and cargo 2,921 tonnes
01/01 G-FOUR HS125 SEN-Aalborg
05/01 EI-BGL RC690B F/T DUB,G-AVXI HS748 AND...
BHX LOG 40 Years ago December 1980,
Passenger total for 1980 was 1,603,085 compared to 1,609,246 in 1979,0.4% down. 1979 included 70,000 for Manchester diversions in September so if this is discounted it becomes an increase of 4.3%.
1/12 G-BCKM CIT COV
11/12 G-BSVT E110 LTN
BHX LOG/Residents list 50 Years ago December 1970
Movements for December 1970 were,
1/12 EI-AUK DOVE 6,LN-RLW DC9 SAS F/T CPH
2/12 S-FBI C421,G-AWRI JETRANGER
3/12 D-ILKA BE90,N8803T C182
4/12 G-AWLD C172H,G-AYII CHEROKEE ARROW
5/12 G-AYGY KA100
7/12 D-IELB C411 and 18/12
9/12 G-AEML DRAGON...
BHX LOG 40 Years ago November 1980,
Pax figures for the month were 93,134 making a total so far for the year of 1,525,552 down 1% on last year.RVR measuring equipment has been installed on runway 15/33 to permit CAT III operations.BMA were awarded a BHX/BFS-New York licence by the CAA but...
BHX LOG 50 Years ago November 1970,
The joint BEA/SAS freight service to CPH began this month.DC9F used were SE-DBN 3,7/11,LN-RLW 5,10,14,17,19,21/11.There was also a big increase in freight flights to CGN and DUS for car parts,aircraft used included DC3 G-AMHJ,AMRA BUA,G-APBC,AMYJ...
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