Birmingham Airport

Incredible Picture Shows KLM Flight Hit By Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

"Ladies and gentlemen, you may have noticed we were hit by lightning," said the captain of a Boeing 737 after it safely touched down at Birmingham Air...

Woman Found In Plane Toilet With Vodka And Fags Is Jailed

PA | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

A woman has been jailed after admitting to being drunk and abusive on an aircraft. Marsha Woodwart had to be physically restrained by cabin crew on...

Anything To Declare? Yeah Just This Four Stone Squash (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

Authorities have confiscated a four stone squash after it was illegally imported into Britain. The less-than-discreet vegetable – measuring four...

WATCH: A Terrifyingly Blustery, Bumpy Landing At Birmingham Airport

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Singapore Airlines Turbulence: Breakfast Is Served (On The Ceiling) (PICTURES) If you’re a nervous flier, look away now. Fierce cro...

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Airport Security Mistakes Haggis For Plastic Explosives

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Scottish poet and novelist has told how he was stopped by airport security who suspected he was carrying plastic explosives. The suspicious pack...

Birmingham Airport Closed After Plane Skids Off Runway

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

A plane has skidded off the runway at Birmingham airport, causing all flights to be suspended in and out of airport. The Monarch-chartered flight f...

Plane Crazy

PA | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

Passengers are missing flights because they are too busy shopping or eating at airports, according to a survey. More than three in five passengers ...

Foreign Student Arrested At Airport Under Terror Released On Bail

PA | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK

A man who was arrested at a UK airport under the Terrorism Act has been released on bail, police said. The 22-year-old was arrested at Birmingham I...

Birmingham Airport: Man Arrested On Terrorism Offence

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence at Birmingham International Airport, West Midlands Police have said. The ma...

Air Passengers Told To Have £20k Whip-Round 'Or We Can't Take You Home'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Passengers on a flight from India to Birmingham had to have a whip-round for £20,000, after their airline couldn't afford landing fees for the Midlan...

Dispute At Birmingham Airport As Passengers Stage a Sit-In On Plane

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Police were called to an aeroplane at Birmingham Airport after a "civil dispute" broke out between passengers and an airline, a force has said. A W...