Comment: What now for the Midlands after United axes Birmingham flights?

United Airlines
The decision by United Airlines to axe its New York service from Birmingham Airport is doubly disappointing, not just for the loss of an important route but because of the question mark it leaves over the way the United States views the Midlands. The country remains one of the region’s most important trading partners and the loss of the service leaves the airport with no direct US passenger flights other than holiday services to Florida. With the Midlands Engine gearing up to promote the region as the UK’s industrial powerho... For the full story register now for free or login below...