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November heard the news that a Legoland Discovery Centre was set to open in Birmingham

Review of 2016 - November: Legoland attraction coming to Birmingham, end of Monaco House and Monarch airport jobs

It emerged during November that family favourite Legoland was planning to open a new discovery centre at the Barclaycard Arena while city eyesore Monaco House could finally be coming down

Monarch Aircraft Engineering is recruiting for technicians at its Birmingham Airport base

Monarch to create 75 new jobs at Birmingham Airport

Budget airline’s engineering arm on the hunt for more technicians to work at giant maintenance hub

Aeroplane taking off on the runway at Birmingham Airport exclusive

Birmingham to Barcelona flights spark hope of British Airways return

Vueling Airlines will launch a Birmingham to Barcelona service next June after it emerged that American Airlines would fly to John F Kennedy Airport daily from May 8

A Monarch Airlines plane

Celebrating the Midlands' aerospace industry

Alongside some of our partners, the Post has this week published a Who's Who In Aerospace supplement to celebrate these successes

The last ever commercial DC-10 flight will depart from Birmingham Airport

Birmingham bids farewell to DC-10 aircraft

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The very last passenger flight on the iconic Douglas DC-10 will depart from Birmingham at 3pm today and will be given a water arch salute to mark the special occasion

A Monarch Airlines plane

Airline group Monarch returns to profit

The group, which invested £20 million in its aircraft engineering facilities at Birmingham Airport, reports improving fortunes

Monarch Airlines' new engineering hangar at Birmingham Airport

Pictures: Monarch unveils giant Birmingham Airport hangar

Vast building, covering around 2.5 acres, is big enough to house four football pitches, 2,400 Minis or 450 double decker buses and can accommodate most aircraft in its two bays

A Monarch Airlines plane

Monarch expands Midlands operation in deal with East Midlands Airport owner MAG

Deal commits Monarch to East Midlands for at least five years following a successful first year operating from the airport situated close to the M42

A Monarch Airlines plane exclusive

Birmingham-based Monarch Airlines to double fleet with 60 new jets

Monarch, which operates a host of services from Birmingham, is currently in the final stages of a tender process with Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier to re-equip its short-haul fleet

Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport passenger figures break nine million milestone

Figure achieved after the airport enjoyed the second busiest month in its history during August

A Monarch Airlines plane

Monarch hiring 150 technicians at Birmingham Airport

Airline Monarch has begun the search for up to 150 skilled technicians and engineers for its new jet maintenance centre at Birmingham Airport.

A Monarch Airlines plane

Airline Monarch recruiting for 150 jobs in Birmingham

Boost to local employment sector ahead of new hangar opening in November

Birmingham Airport

Profits surge at Birmingham Airport

The airport saw after-tax profits increase to £10.8 million in the year to March 31

The Monarch hangar under construction at Birmingham Airport

New Monarch hangar at Birmingham Airport reaches construction milestone

A new aircraft maintenance hangar which could create 300 jobs at Birmingham Airport has reached a construction milestone.


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