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A selection of photos showcasing various cargo and passenger flights that Blue City have handled.

Photos are Copyright Blue City Aviation Ltd but may be used freely provided they are duly credited.

A selection of photos showcasing various cargo and passenger flights that Blue City have handled.

Photos are Copyright Blue City Aviation Ltd but may be used freely provided they are duly credited.

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Western Global
Western Global
Western Global
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E-Cargo
E-Cargo Boeing 757F VP-BHM departs from runway 15 on 5th June 2019, enroute to Port Moresby with urgent spare parts
E-Cargo Boeing 757F VP-BHM departs from runway 15 on 5th June 2019, enroute to Port Moresby with urgent spare parts
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Gwizz
Bell Jet Ranger G-WIZZ landing outside the Blue City office to pick up a wedding party - we also regularly handle helicopters with race parties, golfers and even auto parts!
G-WIZZ landing outside the Blue City office to pick up a wedding party, we regularly handle helicopters with race parties, golfers and even auto parts!
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Ukraine Air Alliance
Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CNT prior to departure to Almeria on 30th November 2015
Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CNT prior to departure to Almeria on 30th November 2015
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Luftwaffe Airbus A310
Luftwaffe Airbus A310 10+23 departs for Cologne on 9th November 2018 with German military football teams having played teams from the British Army in the "Games of Remembrance" Armistice Day commemoration games in Nottingham.
Luftwaffe Airbus A310 10+23 departs for Cologne on 9th November 2018 with German military football teams.
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Red Bull Racing
Red Bull Racing
Red Bull Racing
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Cavok Airlines
Colourful AN-12 UR-KDM of Cavok Airlines having earlier arrived with car components from Zurich on 10th May 2017
Colourful AN-12 UR-KDM of Cavok Airlines having earlier arrived with car components from Zurich on 10th May 2017
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Western Global
Western Global
Western Global
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Time Critical Freight Handling
Loading urgent oilfield equipment for Doha on to Vulkan Air AN26 UR-CQV in April 2019
Loading urgent oilfield equipment for Doha on to Vulkan Air AN26 UR-CQV in April 2019
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Passenger Flight
Our friends at North Flying regularly operate flights to BHX with their Metro 23 aircraft carrying dealer parties visiting local car manufacturers for which Blue City make all the ground transportation arrangements.
North Flying regularly operate flights to BHX carrying dealer parties visiting local car manufacturers where we make all transport arrangements.
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Re-Fuelling
A long way to go! Royal Flying Doctor Service King Air 350 VH-FDN called for fuel and a rest while enroute from Wichita to it's new home in Australia in March 2015
Royal Flying Doctor Service King Air 350 VH-FDN called for fuel and a rest while enroute from Wichita to it's new home in Australia in March 2015
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Pskovavia AN-26
Loaded and ready to start - Pskovavia AN-26 RA-26142 about to take a consignment of day-old chicks to Tyumen, Russia on a cold wet November evening in 2015.
Pskovavia AN-26 RA-26142 about to take a consignment of day-old chicks to Tyumen, Russia on a cold wet November evening in 2015.
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UPS
UPS Boeing 767-300F N315UP was one of a large number of planned cargo diversions from EMA during their runway resurfacing operation in November 2017
This UPS was one of a large number of planned cargo diversions from EMA during their runway resurfacing operation in November 2017
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West Atlantic
West Atlantic ATP aircraft operate regular flights from BHX to the Isle of Man on Sunday mornings with newspapers - this is SE-MHF awaiting it's load in July 2017
West Atlantic ATP aircraft operate regular flights from BHX to the Isle of Man on Sunday mornings with newspapers.
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Loading a Rolls Royce
This vintage Rolls Royce was loaded onto an Antonov 12 in and flown to a customer in Morocco in April 2019
This vintage Rolls Royce was loaded onto an Antonov 12 in and flown to a customer in Morocco in April 2019
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Businesswings D-Falk
Another of Businesswings busy fleet parked between flights at BHX is Cessna 208 Caravan D-FALK
Another of Businesswings busy fleet parked between flights at BHX is Cessna 208 Caravan D-FALK
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Ukraine Air Alliance
Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CGV waits on a wet Elmdon Apron for its next charter on 22nd July 2017
Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CGV waits on a wet Elmdon Apron for its next charter on 22nd July 2017
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Western Global
Western Global
Western Global
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Sprintair
Sprintair Saab 359 SP-KPO arrives at BHX on 25th August 2017 with a consignment of urgent auto parts
Sprintair Saab 359 SP-KPO arrives at BHX on 25th August 2017 with a consignment of urgent auto parts
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Unloading
Offloading pallets of specialist Grand Prix racing tyres from ULS Cargo A310 TC-GSM in May 2013
Offloading pallets of specialist Grand Prix racing tyres from ULS Cargo A310 TC-GSM in May 2013
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Estonian Air
Estonian Air based one of their Embraer 170s at BHX in Summer 2014 for I.T. and charter flights. Blue City provided operational support to their crews and engineers.
Estonian Air based one of their Embraer 170s at BHX in Summer 2014. Blue City provided operational support to their crews and engineers.
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Unloading an F1 car
Among the many high value consignments Blue City handle are Formula 1 cars - this example going to Spain for the pre-season testing.
Among the many high value consignments Blue City handle are Formula 1 cars - this example going to Spain for the pre-season testing.
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Re-Fuelling
A flying visit by a Flying Doctor - King Air 350 VH-VPJ passed through on delivery to Australia in August 2018
A flying visit by a Flying Doctor - King Air 350 VH-VPJ passed through on delivery to Australia in August 2018
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Emirates
Emirates Boeing 777-200F A6-EFM called in May 2017 to collect high value cars enroute to Chicago
Emirates Boeing 777-200F A6-EFM called in May 2017 to collect high value cars enroute to Chicago
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Egypt Air Cargo
This Egyptair A300-600F brought 60 tonnes of urgent car components in from Cairo then was reloaded with a further 60 tonnes of general cargo for the return flight.
This Egyptair brought urgent car components in from Cairo then was reloaded with a further 60 tonnes of general cargo for the return flight.
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Passenger Handling
Band members disembarking from Titan Airways B759-300 G-ZAPW on the Elmdon Apron
Band members disembarking from Titan Airways B759-300 G-ZAPW on the Elmdon Apron
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Frontier
Former Monarch Airlines A320 N228FR being fuelled by Blue City prior to departure on its delivery flight to new operator Frontier Airlines in April 2015.
Former Monarch Airlines A320 N228FR being fuelled by Blue City prior to departure on its delivery flight to new operator Frontier Airlines in April 2015.
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Prescott Air
This Prescott Air Casa 235 brought in urgent cargo from Frankfurt in May 2019
This Prescott Air Casa 235 brought in urgent cargo from Frankfurt in May 2019
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Danish Air Transport
Another Operational Support customer were Danish Air Transport who based their MD-83 OY-RUE with us for a Summer season doing ACMI and charter operations in 2015
Another Operational Support customer were Danish Air Transport who based their MD-83 OY-RUE with us for a Summer season in 2015
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West Atlantic
West Atlantic are a regular customer at BHX with their ATPs and 737s and the occasional 767 such as SE-RLA here in March 2015
West Atlantic are a regular customer at BHX with their ATPs and 737s and the occasional 767 such as SE-RLA here in March 2015
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Luftwaffe
German Air Force A590 54+04 was the first of type to land at BHX, bringing in a German military band for a NATO event in November 2016
German Air Force A590 54+04 was the first of type to land at BHX, bringing in a German military band for a NATO event in November 2016
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Estonian Air
ULS Cargo A310 TC-SGM bought a consignment of urgent Grand Prix specialist tyres from Istanbul in May 2013
ULS Cargo A310 TC-SGM bought a consignment of urgent Grand Prix specialist tyres from Istanbul in May 2013
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Star Air Freighter
Starair B767-200F OY-SRK was one of two UPS flights diverted from a snow-closed East Midlands on 21st January 2013, being de-iced prior to departure.
Starair was one of two UPS flights diverted from a snow-closed East Midlands in January 2013, being de-iced prior to departure.
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Motor Sich
Another regular Antonov 12 operator Motor Sich, of Ukraine, who visit with automotive parts and general cargo - we like Antonov 12s!
Another regular Antonov 12 operator Motor Sich, of Ukraine, who visit with automotive parts and general cargo - we like Antonov 12s!
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an12
A wet May evening in May 2015 showcases Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CGV, complete with rainbow!
A wet May evening in May 2015 showcases Ukraine Air Alliance AN-12 UR-CGV, complete with rainbow!
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Cavok Airlines
Cavok Airlines are another regular AN-12 operator we like to handle at BHX, who regularly carry auto parts, oil equipment, machinery, and relief supplies. One of their fleet, UR-CJN sits in the BHX sun in June 2015
Cavok Airlines are another regular AN-12 operator we handle at BHX, who carry auto parts, oil equipment, machinery, and relief supplies.
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Silkway Airlines
Delays at Calais saw Silkway Cargo IL-76 pressed into service to fly line stop automotive parts to BHX on 3rd July 2015
Delays at Calais saw Silkway Cargo IL-76 pressed into service to fly line stop automotive parts to BHX on 3rd July 2015
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Sprintair
SP-KPH, another of Sprintair's colourful Saab 340s prior to departing with urgent cargo to Skopje in June 1917
SP-KPH, another of Sprintair's colourful Saab 340s prior to departing with urgent cargo to Skopje in June 1917
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Cavok
Offloading urgent AOG parts from Cavok Airlines AN-74 UR-CKC in August 2016
Offloading urgent AOG parts from Cavok Airlines AN-74 UR-CKC in August 2016
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Businesswings
Slow but reliable - Businesswings of Germany are regular customers with their Twin Otter D-IVER, seen here posed by the Elmdon Building.
Slow but reliable - Businesswings of Germany are regular customers with their Twin Otter D-IVER, seen here posed by the Elmdon Building.
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Fleetair
Fleet Air's four strong Saab 340 fleet are very regular visitors to BHX on automotive cargo charters
Fleet Air's four strong Saab 340 fleet are very regular visitors to BHX on automotive cargo charters
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Ruby Star
By the light of the silvery Antonov... Ruby Star's EW-338TI parked between charters at BHX in September 2015
By the light of the silvery Antonov... Ruby Star's EW-338TI parked between charters at BHX in September 2015
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Sprintair
ATR-72 SP-SPA had flown two rotations from Rzeszów with auto parts and now waits while the crew take rest before positioning home to Warsaw
ATR-72 SP-SPA had flown two rotations from Rzeszów with auto parts and now waits while the crew take rest before positioning home to Warsaw
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RAFAvia
RAFAvia of Latvia have a long association with BHX and Blue City with their AN-26 aircraft - here YL-RAC waits its next charter
RAFAvia of Latvia have a long association with BHX and Blue City with their AN-26 aircraft - here YL-RAC waits its next charter
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Zimex
Zimex operate regular scheduled and charter flights through BHX with their ATR-72 fleet, including HB-ALL
Zimex operate regular scheduled and charter flights through BHX with their ATR-72 fleet, including HB-ALL
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Genex
Another Antonov at BHX! - Genex of Belarussia operate nice AN-26s such as EW-328TG, on cargo charters including live day old chicks, particularly on rainy evenings.
Genex of Belarussia operate nice AN-26s, on cargo charters including live day old chicks, particularly on rainy evenings.
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Antonov 12
Antonov 12s of Aerovis Airlines and Ukraine Air Alliance rest at the end of the rainbow after flying in urgent consignments of car parts for JLR.
Antonov 12s of Aerovis Airlines and Ukraine Air Alliance rest at the end of the rainbow after flying in urgent consignments of car parts for JLR.
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D-ITAN
Looks deceive... This CJ1 is actually a fairly frequent visitor with urgent automotive parts - sometimes just a few boxes is all that is needed to keep a production line going until the truck arrives!
This CJ1 is actually a fairly frequent visitor with urgent automotive parts - sometimes just a few boxes is all that is needed to keep a production line going until the truck arrives!
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TNT
This TNT Boeing 737-300F, OO-TNQ, took band equipment to a gig in Ljubljana in June 2017
This TNT Boeing 737-300F, OO-TNQ, took band equipment to a gig in Ljubljana in June 2017
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Airest
Saab 340s of Airest, including ES-LSH, are nightly visitors on a scheduled run from Baden Baden with time sensitive cargo.
Saab 340s of Airest, including ES-LSH, are nightly visitors on a scheduled run from Baden Baden with time sensitive cargo.
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BDA D-CRAS
On 27th July 2017 we said goodbye to an old friend when BDA Shorts 360 D-CRAS passed through on its delivery flight to the USA. It had been a very regular visitor to BHX over the years.
27/07/17 we said goodbye to an old friend when BDA Shorts 360 D-CRAS passed through on its delivery flight to the USA.
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Fleet Air
Another of Fleet Air's Saab 340s, HA-TVJ joins a busy line up of freighters waiting their next job on Stand 501 at BHX.
Another of Fleet Air's Saab 340s, HA-TVJ joins a busy line up of freighters waiting their next job on Stand 501 at BHX.
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Bluebird Cargo
Unloaded and ready to depart - Bluebird Cargo B759-300F TF-BBD had brought in a load of urgent automotive parts in March 2013
Unloaded and ready to depart - Bluebird Cargo B759-300F TF-BBD had brought in a load of urgent automotive parts in March 2013
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Jota Aviation
One of Jota Aviation's BAe146-300 freighters, G-JOTE, ready to depart from BHX in September 2018
One of Jota Aviation's BAe146-300 freighters, G-JOTE, ready to depart from BHX in September 2018
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Avem Aero
Avem Aero have joined the ranks of Saab 340 cargo operators in Europe and we were pleased to welcome ES-NSA for the first time in October 2018
Avem Aero have joined the ranks of Saab 340 cargo operators in Europe and we were pleased to welcome ES-NSA for the first time in October 2018
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ASL Hungary
ASL Hungary B759-590F HA-FAW after positioning from Shannon on 15th Jul 2017 to take band equipment to Dublin the following day.
ASL Hungary B759-590F HA-FAW after positioning from Shannon on 15th Jul 2017 to take band equipment to Dublin the following day.
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Bright Flight
One of our Antonov 26 customers was Bright Flight of Bulgaria who have now ceased operations. Just before stopping flying they leased LZ-FLL to Edwin Air Cargo for a short lived operation from Liverpool to the Isle of Man. Fortunately it visited BHX in their smart colour scheme in September 2018.
Bright Flight leased LZ-FLL to Edwin Air Cargo for a short lived operation from Liverpool to the Isle of Man. Luckily it visited BHX in their smart colour scheme in September 2018.
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Rose Air
Rose Air of Bulgaria were frequent visitors with their two AN26 aircraft, mainly on automotive charters - this is LZ-ABJ between flights in July 2016
Rose Air of Bulgaria were frequent visitors with their two AN26 aircraft, mainly on automotive charters - this is LZ-ABJ between flights in July 2016
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an12
Bluebird Cargo B737 freighter TF-BBD offloading line stopper automotive parts on a wet day in March 2013
Bluebird Cargo B737 freighter TF-BBD offloading line stopper automotive parts on a wet day in March 2013

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