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Elan Express Castle Vale

Elan

New Member
Good afternoon,

Does anyone remember Elan Express, very active in the eighties? I couldn't find a picture of one of trucks or vans only of one of our merchantman based in EMA at
the time. Thank you for your help.

All the best,

Bob (Elan, of course ;))
 

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nickcc101

master brummie
Can't help re Elan express but we used to refuel the Merchantman aircraft at Manchester Airport, these aircraft did the nightly mail flights, I think, as they were the only quiet aircraft allowed to take off after midnight.
 

Elan

New Member
Thank you for your reply. Yes, you're right we used to run flights to Cologne, Germany, Lille, France and Zaventem, Belgium. We had quite a colourful fleet,
as you can see below. Elan was a DHL subsidiary from the start; it was fully integrated with DHL in the early 90s.

Cheers,

BobArgosy.jpg Dart Herald.jpg
 

landcrab9

knowlegable brummie
I was driving night trunks for Elan International when they folded 1993/4. Turned up for work one night, there they was gone.! No warning at all but it was being run by a bunch of clowns.
Got myself another job next day.
 

mw0njm.

Brummie Dude
I was driving night trunks for Elan International when they folded 1993/4. Turned up for work one night, there they was gone.! No warning at all but it was being run by a bunch of clowns.
Got myself another job next day.
and me, i collected parcels from east mid airport.
 
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