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bmibaby announces new route from Birmingham

9th November 2007 Print
bmibaby, the airline with tiny fares and the largest carrier in the Midlands has announced further developments at Birmingham International Airport with the launch of a new service to Krakow in Poland.

The new route to Krakow will start with a two times a week service for the winter operating from Birmingham on Tuesday and Saturday. Services commence on 12th February 2008. Flights go on sale today (08 November 2007) at with fares starting from just £21.99 one way, including all taxes and charges. The airline also plans to ramp up the number of weekly services offered for the summer which will be on sale shortly.

Krakow is considered to be the most beautiful city in Poland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This vibrant tourist hotspot offers both culture and history in abundance. The market square, the city’s heart, is surrounded by grand buildings and bustling restaurants for all to enjoy. Plus Krakow offers great nightlife with fantastic bars in the charming old town.

bmibaby is the largest carrier at Birmingham International operating over 350 weekly flights to and from the airport this summer. The addition of the new route to Krakow brings the total number of destinations from the airport to 23. The airline plans to announce more new routes for summer 2008 very shortly.

David Hodge, commercial director, bmibaby, said:

“bmibaby’s new Polish route to Krakow reinforces the airlines commitment to developing and expanding services from Birmingham International Airport, providing further economic growth to the region.

"The UK Polish community is a modern day phenomena and the new route from Birmingham will provide valuable links for friends and family in Poland and in the Midlands. Krakow will also be really popular as a short break destination, as many consider it to be the most charismatic and prettiest city in Poland.

"Services commence from 12th February 2008 with fares starting from just £21.99 one way including taxes and charges, travellers should visit Poland now.

"bmibaby remains committed to growing its network at Birmingham International airport and will shortly be making further announcements about more exciting new routes that will be launched for summer 2008.”

Peter Vella, Business Development Director, Birmingham International Airport, said:

“bmibaby is going from strength to strength here at Birmingham, with a total of 23 popular routes operating from the Airport. We are delighted to have Krakow back as one of the destinations in Birmingham’s expanding portfolio and look forward to welcoming travelling passengers of the Midlands when they jet off to this beautiful city.”

bmibaby has already launched services to two other Polish destinations, the capital city, Warsaw and the major city port and gateway to the Baltic coast, Gdansk. Both cities are served by the airline from its bases at Cardiff International and East Midlands airports.