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Birmingham Airport team celebrates reaching 11 million passengers in the 12 months between August 2015 and 2016

Birmingham Airport records busiest year in its history

Eleven million passengers have passed through the transport hub since August 2015 with the airport now targeting 12 million over next year

Lanzarote is one of the destinations in reach with Jet2

15 new summer sun flights after Jet2 makes massive jump to Birmingham Airport

Leisure airline and package holiday firm Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is entering the Birmingham market in a big way

Blue Air is launching extra routes out of Birmingham

New Romania routes from Birmingham Airport

Eastern European carrier launches three times weekly flights to Romania's second largest city

Turkish Airlines has increased its service out of Birmingham

Turkish Airlines launches double service from Birmingham

Airline increases flights out of Birmingham Airport after experiencing 'significant levels of growth' since launching here in 2008

Sketch of the planned new hotel at Birmingham Airport

New hotel for Birmingham Airport

Nine-storey, 178-bedroom hotel will become airport's fifth as portfolio of accommodation is expanded

Flights from Birmingham to Doha will be offered on Qatar Airways' Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Qatar flights launch bringing World Cup 2022 one stop away for Brummies

The first Qatar Airways from Birmingham Airport to Doha – the home of the 2022 World Cup – started today

The giant Airbus A380 on the tarmac at Birmingham Airport

WATCH: First Airbus A380 arrives in Birmingham ahead of daily flights

The giant passenger plane set down at the airport earlier than expected, at around 4.20pm this afternoon, but will soon become a regular feature in the city

Post Rich List 2016

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.31 - Michael Wright & family

An 83 per cent profit growth over three years was enough to propel Michael Wright’s Riviera Travel into 20th place in the Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table

A Ryanair Boeing 737 in flight. The airline expects to grow its operations at Birmingham Airport by 25 per cent

Ryanair adds Madrid and Verona routes to Birmingham schedule

The Irish airline is also set to launch new routes to Madrid and Verona in addition to those to Corfu and Vilnius

Bike giveaway: Council cabinet member for sustainability Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward of Raleigh

Make cycling safe and we'll get on our bikes

New survey reveals large proportion of people ready to cycle if Birmingham was safer

Carol Anne O'Neill, Ryanair's head of sales and marketing

Ryanair unveils plans to grow by 25 per cent at Birmingham Airport

Growth at Birmingham includes two new twice weekly routes to the Greek island of Corfu and the Lithuanian capital Vilnius as well as additional flights to Alicante, Barcelona, Dublin, Malaga, Malta and Palma

William Pearson, aviation development director of Birmingham Airport, Alix De Weerdt, chief commercial officer of VLM Airlines and Guy Trouveroy, the Belgium Ambassador to the UK

VLM Airlines begins Birmingham to Antwerp service

Passengers were greeted by the Belgian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, His Excellence Guy Trouveroy

Ibis Styles hotel at the NEC

New Ibis Styles hotel opens at the NEC

Management company Kew Green opens its second venue this month with Birmingham-themed hotel

New Adagio apart-hotel in Digbeth

Beorma Quarter apart-hotel Adagio announces opening

Launch date confirmed for completion of new apart-hotel as one of city's longest-running property sagas finally bears some fruit

Wizz Air is set to launch operations from Birmingham Airport

Hungarian airline Wizz Air launches flights from Birmingham to Warsaw and Budapest

The Hungarian budget airline will start its Birmingham services in September, with twice weekly flights to the Polish and Hungarian capitals

Rick Cressman outside Nailcote Hall

Nailcote Hall expands thanks to Birmingham Post Growth Fund

Nailcote Hall in Berkswell survived an assault by Oliver Cromwell’s troops during the English Civil War and in recent decades has enjoyed a new lease of life as a luxury hotel, entertainment venue and the location of the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship golf tournament

A slight rebrand for Birmingham Airport could be a way to lure US passengers, according to its chief executive

'Shakespeare's Airport' could help Birmingham crack US market

Rebrand for Birmingham Airport is not such a daft idea says chief executive Paul Kehoe following similar ploy to woo Chinese visitors

The beach outside The Riu Palace Macao in the Dominican Republic

Flights from Birmingham to Caribbean as Thomson and First Choice expands

Flights to Punta Cana are among five routes being added by the airline in summer 2016, along with Agadir, in Morocco, Sardinia, Izmir in Turkey and Split in Croatia

Emirates spreads wings with new Birmingham daily service

Arab carrier marks record year with new service from Birmingham Airport to Dubai as passenger numbers top half million mark

Rich List 2015: No.25= - Michael Wright & family

Michael Wright famously road tests the tours himself before offering them for sale.

Videos & Photos

Bottles - with barrels!

See inside new bar Bottles where you can drink wine for as little as 60p

Legoland is set to open at the Barclaycard Arena

Birmingham set to get its own Legoland

Asha's chicken biryani with three years matured Basmati rice, flavoured with cardamom, saffron and cloves. Plus raita and Awadh gravy.

This Indian restaurant has been named best in West Midlands

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Political Editor