Show goers urged to snap up tickets for Cosford Air Show 2009

Posted: 05/06/2009
Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show are forecasting a bumper crowd for this year's event and today urged people not to miss out as the tickets fly from the shelves.
 
Tickets for the event on June 14 are on sale at an increased number of sales outlets this year – at reduced prices compared with the admission price on the day.
 
And with organisers promising a day not to forget ticket sales are doing well across the country.
 
Air Show Co-ordinator Norman Branagh says: "We have put together a display featuring a wide range of aircraft embracing historic machines and the latest combat aircraft, it is going to be fantastic."
 
For 2009 the five-hour flying display will include a visit from the Red Arrows, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the Royal Navy Black Cats, a Chinook, a Hawk, the RAF Falcons, the Royal Navy Historic Flight, a Spitfire, a Chipmunk, The Blades team of aerobatic pilots, a Typhoon, a Vampire, the Army Helicopter display team The Eagles and much much more.
Tickets for the show are available at local branch offices of the Shropshire Star, the Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford, branches of the Mid Counties Co-Operative Society as detailed on the air show website, Tourist Information Centres in Birmingham (Rotunda), Stafford (Gatehouse Theatre) and Stoke (Victoria Hall), the special air show ticket line on 0871 230 1083, and an internet booking service at www.seetickets.com. (Special Events; Air Shows; RAF Cosford).
 
Full information on the show can be seen on the air show web site – www.cosfordairshow.co.uk – or is available on the show information line at 0844 561 1897.
 
Arriva Trains Wales has put on extra services to ensure the thousands of people travelling to the event by rail get there in time for the flying display. Details are available from the web site at www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk.
 
Air show Marketing Co-ordinator John Francis added: "We are encouraged by the high level of ticket sales this year. It points to a strong interest in Cosford Air Show, now established as one of the top summer events in the Midlands.
"We do not want anyone to miss out and are urging everyone that would like to attend the show to get their tickets in advance."

cosford air show, planes in actionAerostars, Yak aerobatic team

falcons at the cosford airshow in shropshire
RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team