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bmi regional launches flights between Birmingham and Aberdeen

bmi regional has announced it will operate services between Birmingham and Aberdeen from 29 March 2009. The full service airline will schedule three times daily flights and offer more frequency on the route than any other airline, with flights on sale now from

bmi welcomes Government decision on Heathrow expansion

Heathrow’s second largest airline, bmi, has welcomed today’s decision by the Government to give the go-ahead for the development of a third runway at Heathrow.

bmi gains approval to serve Heathrow to Kiev route

Heathrow’s second largest airline, bmi, has gained approval to serve the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev with five return flights a week. The introduction of bmi services on the route will bring much needed new competition and deliver a wide range of benefits to both business and leisure travellers alike.

bmi regional removes fuel surcharges on all routes

bmi has announced the second phase of its market leading campaign – the removal of fuel surcharges on its regional network from 17th December. This means travellers will enjoy lower fares when they fly bmi from regional airports direct to cities across the UK and Europe.

bmi pioneers inflight mobile communications service

bmi, London Heathrow’s second-largest airline, has become the first British carrier to offer its passengers an inflight communications service including the use of SMS-enabled mobile phones and PDAs (personal digital assistants). It will also allow access to the internet and email from laptop computers fitted with GSM data cards.

bmi removes fuel surcharges on European and domestic routes

London Heathrow’s second largest carrier bmi has today removed all fuel surcharges on its flights within UK and Europe. This initiative recognises the current economic situation and the need to provide more affordable and transparent air fares for business and leisure travellers.

bmi to go wide-bodied on Heathrow to Cairo and Amman

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, is to give its Heathrow to Cairo and Amman routes a major boost with the introduction of Airbus A330 wide-bodied aircraft. The changes will come into effect early in spring 2009.

bmi announce website redesign programme

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has today unveiled plans for a redesign programme for The first stage in the programme has gone live with the launch of the new home page, designed by Prospect. The rest of the site will evolve over the coming weeks and will be complete in time for the launch of the airline’s winter timetable on 26th October 2008.

bmi regional named UK's most punctual airline in 2008

bmi regional has been named the UK’s most punctual airline for the first six months of 2008, according to official statistics published by the CAA. From more than 740,000 scheduled flights analysed, whilst the average delay of all airlines was 17.3 minutes, bmi regional achieved an average delay of less than 6.5 minutes. 88% of bmi regional flights operated on time compared to the industry average of only 69%.

bmi codeshare deal is better for business in Brussels

bmi has announced a extensive codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines to extend services between a range of UK airports and the Belgian capital. The agreement, which will begin operation on 26 October, will enhance bmi’s commitment to being better for business, offering passengers the opportunity to book bmi flights to Brussels through and the travel trade from Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol airports.

bmi to double services to Saudi capital Riyadh

London Heathrow’s second biggest carrier bmi, will double the number of flights to the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh from 15 January 2009. Services from Heathrow to Riyadh will increase from three services a week to six, provided a daily service with the exception of Friday. Return services from Riyadh to Heathrow will operate daily with the exception of Saturday.

bmi group "absolutely committed" to Scottish air travel

The bmi group has reaffirmed its ongoing commitment to Scottish air travellers following newspaper reports that Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, had sought assurances from British Airways about their own commitment, this following speculation that BA was reviewing its operations and could pull out of Scotland.

bmi offers special fares to XL passengers

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline is offering special repatriation fares to passengers stranded abroad with XL flight bookings. Special repatriation fares are available to XL passengers returning to the UK from Florida, the Caribbean, Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Egypt and are valid for travel between 13 and 30 September.

bmi launches second daily flight to Moscow

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has confirmed it is to double the number of services between Heathrow and Moscow Domodedovo from 26 October 2008.

Business for less with bmi

bmi, London Heathrow's second largest airline, has launched its first ‘better for business’ sale to all destinations across its worldwide network. There's never been a better time to travel on business as the offer includes sale prices for both Business and Economy fares on flights across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Central Asia and Africa.