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Birmingham voted Britain’s ‘Best Connected Airport’

Birmingham Airport has been voted best in an overall satisfaction survey by consumer magazine Which?. Voted the ‘Best Connected Airport’ by rail users, Britain’s centrally located airport beat its peers across the country. The survey questioned 1,510 people challenging airport […]

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View of Birmingham city centre and the Radisson Hotel

Birmingham Airport receives BS OHSAS 18001 health and safety certification

The UK's Birmingham Airport (BHX) has received the BS OHSAS 18001 certification, the international standard for occupational health and safety management. The UKAS accredited certification body, ISOQAR, part of


Birmingham targets growing Indian tourism market, Air India’s new flight launched

The UK city of Birmingham is looking to build its growing Indian tourist market with the launch of a new Air India flight. With nearly 13,500 Indian visitors to


Hampton by Hilton targets doubling UK portfolio within two years

Hampton by Hilton, a budget hotel brand from the Hilton Worldwide hotel group, is aiming to double its hotel portfolio in the UK by 2015. The company intends to


Virgin Trains to expand Scotland-Birmingham service from December

Virgin Trains, the railway enterprise of Richard Branson's Virgin Empire, is to substantially increase the number of seats that it offers between Scotland and Birmingham in a revamp

High Speed Rail

UK Government Announces Route for HS2 Rail Project

The UK Department for Transport has announced the preferred route for the new HS2 High-Speed rail project in northern England. The government is investing £32 billion in the project


Bmi Regional Announces Three New Routes to Europe

Bmi Regional, a UK based airline, has launched three new routes from Birmingham Airport in the UK to continental European destinations. The airline has launched new routes between Birmingham


Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hosting European Elvis Championships

The European Elvis Championships will be held at Hilton Birmingham Metropole, in Birmingham UK. Announcing its hosting of the event, the hotel has welcomed Elvis Presley fans who

Midland Metro

Midland Metro Acquires Financing for Tram Improvements

Midland Metro, a tram system operated by National Express, a subsidiary of Travel West Midlands, has been granted a £130 million package for completing developmental milestones. The company has

Monarch Airlines

Monarch Airlines Commences Winter Flights to Grenoble from Birmingham

Monarch Airlines, a UK-based airline company, has commenced its new service to Grenoble, in south-eastern France, from Birmingham airport in the UK. The new service commenced on December 9,