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bmibaby announce new Mediterranean routes

14th November 2011 Print

bmibaby has announced it will launch two new sunshine routes for summer 2012 and increase frequencies to some of its most popular summer 2012 destinations.  The low cost airline will offer new flights from East Midlands Airport to Catania, Sicily and from Belfast City Airport to Mahon, Menorca as part of the summer 2012 flying programme. Flights are on sale now at with fares starting from £44.99 one way including all taxes.

The new route from Belfast City Airport to Mahon in Menorca will commence on 15 June 2012 and will operate up to twice a week on Monday and Friday until 24 September 2012.  Flights to Catania in Sicily will operate once a week on a Sunday from 27 May until 30 September 2012.

In addition, bmibaby will also increase frequencies to some of its most popular summer 2012 routes.   From Belfast City Airport, flights to Palma and Faro will now operate up to 3 times a week and flights to Alicante will operate up to 4 times a week.  bmibaby will also increase the number of flights to some of its most popular destinations from East Midlands Airport to Barcelona, Murcia and Malta during the summer season.

Julian Carr, managing director, bmibaby, said: "The new flights from Belfast City Airport to Mahon, Menorca, are a welcome addition to our sunshine flights to Malaga, Alicante, Palma, Faro and Ibiza for summer 2012.

"Our new route to Catania, Sicily, also perfectly complements our existing Italian destinations from East Midlands Airport, including Naples, Venice, Alghero and Verona.

"We are delighted to offer even more destinations for summer 2012 and customers can continue to enjoy our great bmibaby service and low fares."

Recently voted Best Low Cost Airline by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveller Magazine, bmibaby offers customers various benefits including allocated seating, online check in and generous baggage allowance of 22kg. bmibaby has launched Fly, FlyPlus and FamilyFly, providing customers with a wide range of added extras, benefits and savings for one set price.

bmibaby has also recently teamed up with the Midlands Co-op to offer customers holidays across all destinations with low deposits and with ATOL protection. 

For more information about bmibaby or to book a flight, visit

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