Birmingham Airport Guide
Welcome to the Birmingham Airport Guide, an independent resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Birmingham Airport.
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- Airport code: BHX
- Airport Postcode: B26 3QJ
- 12km from Birmingham
- +44 (0)871 222 0072
Did you know?
Birmingham Airport is the 3rd largest outside of London, and 7th largest in the UK!
Over 50 airlines fly their annual 9.4 million passengers to more than 140 direct routes worldwide
Passenger numbers are set to increase to around 15 million by 2020
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Birmingham Airport News
Jet2, the leisure airline operating from Birmingham Airport, have announced plans to create 120 new job positions after making the decision to take ground crew roles in-house. As a result, ramp management, ramp agent, baggage loader and dispatch positions have all become available for next summer as new fixed-term permanent positions.In addition to these roles, Birmingham Airport are also looking to hire passenger service agents, who would be responsible for maining high levels of customer satisfaction through services at the airport. All staff would also be responsible for ensuring that flights depart safely and on time.Read more
Approximately 40 jobs will be made available at Birmingham Airport after Azzurra Premiere Handling takes over operation of baggage handling contacts on site. Azzurra Premiere Handling, who already operate at Manchester and Heathrow airports, accepted the six-figure investment to become the second ground handling business operating at Birmingham Airport. The baggage handling company has already secured contacts with BMI Regional and Brussels Airlines, providing a large number of services including check-in, boarding, baggage handling, push back and aircraft cleaning.Read more
British Airways are making a comeback to Birmingham Airport with the implementation of 4 new summer-exclusive routes to popular European hotspots. Beginning in May, the airline will kick off its service jetting to Malaga, Ibiza and Palma and to the Italian city of Florence from Birmingham Airport flying once a week at weekends.Read more
A huge amount of credit goes to Birmingham Airport as it has officially claimed the title of Britain's Fastest Airport! After fighting off fierce and close competition from the likes of Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, Skyscanner revealed that impressive 37% of passengers travelling through Birmingham Airport reached their desired gate in under 15 minutes. Top 5 were ranked as Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol and Heathrow respectively. The sample taken from each airport looked at over 200 passengers travelling through the top 10 most popular UK airports.Read more
A crucial 200 additional jobs are planned to be created at Birmingham Airport thanks to a major investment from the airline Jet2.com.Read more