Schools Out: Families Meet Zoom & the SKY Cadets at the new look SkyZone


Birmingham Airport is excited to announce the new look SkyZone. The Airport’s interactive and educational children’s play area located after security can be found at gate 55. Skyzone is easily accessible for all families bringing a fun and engaging experience for all children pre-flight.


As part of the family-friendly brand initiative, Birmingham Airport will launch the new look Skyzone area on Monday 23rd of July to coincide with the start of the school holidays.  A week of fun activities is planned for children of all ages starting with special appearances from the Birmingham Airport Mascot Zoom.  Zoom’s friends, the Sky Cadets, will be on hand in SkyZone for creative sessions and much more!



SkyZone the new augmented reality experience will be open and available to all families just in time for the summer school holidays. Giving children from toddlers to teenagers an interactive and educational area where they can play before their flight.


Zoom will take children on a virtual and interactive adventure from check-in keeping them entertained and educated up until boarding their flight.


Stuart Haseley-Nejrup, Head of Customer Experience said: “This new look SkyZone has something for all ages. The interactive area ensures that children have entertainment before their flight and can burn off some kinetic energy. 


“This initiative is part of a £14.5m investment that ensures that we put the passenger at the heart of everything we do, making Birmingham Airport a welcoming, friendly and accessible Airport for all.”


Children can join Zoom and the Sky Cadets on their journey from their own home by becoming a Sky Cadet. Simply download the free interactive app Zappar available on iPhone and Android App stores. Scan the barcodes around the Airport and Zap with Zoom.


If you are travelling with children between 23rd of July and 31st of August then visit SkyZone, take the best family picture and upload it to social media using the hashtag #bhxskyzone and one lucky winner will win an exciting family hamper filled with goodies.  For Terms and Conditions click here






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