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bmi welcomes Competition Commission findings on BAA

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has welcomed the latest findings of the Competition Commission, which calls for BAA to sell three of its seven UK airports, ending its market dominance of airport ownership in London and Scotland.

bmi expands services between Edinburgh and Copenhagen

bmi regional is to add a third return flight on its route from Edinburgh to Copenhagen from 21 July, increasing the airline’s link between the two cities to 18 return flights per week. Return flights are available from just £145 return including taxes and can be booked online at

bmi trials paperless boarding

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has launched an innovative new paperless boarding system, allowing customers checking in online for bmi flights to have their boarding pass delivered electronically to their mobile phone or PDA (personal digital assistant).

bmi celebrates 20 years of Aberdeen – Esbjerg route

bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its route between Aberdeen and Denmark, which provides vital business links for the North East.

bmi chairman says ‘airlines treated as second-class citizens’

The majority of airlines at Heathrow are fed up with being treated as second class citizens after “being charged through the nose” for Terminal 5, said bmi group chairman Sir Michael Bishop today in a speech to the Aviation Club in London.

bmi outraged at BAA delay in Heathrow terminal moves

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has hit out at BAA’s decision to delay a series of terminal moves as a consequence of the debacle that surrounded the opening of Terminal 5 last month.

bmi takes off for Tel Aviv

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has launched daily non-stop flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv. The introduction of the service marks the latest phase in bmi’s successful mid haul route strategy and takes the total number of destinations served by the airline from Heathrow to 38 this summer.

bmi calls for airport expansion

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in association with bmi has published a report that surveys business leaders’ attitudes towards air travel. The report, entitled ‘High Fliers: business leaders’ view on air travel’, surveyed 500 IoD members.

bmi to expand mid haul network at London Heathrow

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, is to lease two Boeing 757-200 aircraft to further expand its mid haul strategy from Heathrow. The aircraft will be used to increase capacity and to significantly improve schedules to the existing destinations of Almaty and Freetown.

bmi warns CAA of BAA Heathrow price rises

bmi, Heathrow’s second largest airline, has today told the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) that Heathrow Airport charges will increase by over 40 per cent from 1st April if recent late submissions by BAA are accepted on top of the CAA’s own current indicative proposals.

bmi named UK's number one for punctuality

bmi regional has been named the UK’s most punctual airline for the first nine months of 2007, according to official statistics published by the CAA.

bmi introduces new cabin baggage policy

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, is to introduce new cabin baggage rules with effect from Monday 7 January 2008, following the removal of certain restrictions at a number of UK airports by the Department for Transport.

bmi goes double-daily on Moscow flights

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, is to double the number of services between London Heathrow and Moscow Domodedovo from 30 March 2008 it was announced today (3 January).

bmi launches Heathrow to Tel Aviv

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has announced that it will launch a daily non-stop service from Heathrow to Tel Aviv on 13 March 2008. The route is on sale now with economy fares starting from £243.60 and business fares starting from £881.60 including taxes and charges.

bmi to start direct daily service to Cologne

bmi regional, officially the UK’s most punctual airline, is to launch a new route between East Midlands Airport and Cologne Bonn. Starting 11 February 2008, the direct six-times a week service will provide the quickest link between the Midlands and Germany, and fills the gap left by the withdrawal of easyJet from the route.