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bmi and United Airlines broaden codeshare agreement

bmi, Heathrow’s second largest airline, has today added five new USA destinations to its growing codeshare route network from London Heathrow under its existing codesharing agreement with Star Alliance partner United Airlines.

bmi enters codeshare agreement with EgyptAir

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, has launched a reciprocal codeshare agreement with EgyptAir on flights between Heathrow and Cairo, increasing choice for travellers.

bmi to launch services from Heathrow to Dammam

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, is to launch flights to Dammam in Saudi Arabia it was announced yesterday (Tuesday 6 November). Nigel Turner, bmi chief executive, unveiled plans at a press event in Egypt to mark the start of daily direct services from Heathrow to Cairo.

bmi enhances frequent flyer programme

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest carrier, has become the UK’s first airline to offer members of its frequent flyer programme the chance to earn destinations miles whilst shopping online.

bmi regional adds extra Manchester-Edinburgh flight

bmi regional, officially the UK's most punctual airline, is to add an extra return flight between Manchester and Edinburgh from 28 October, taking the number of flights each weekday up to eight in either direction- a total of 88 flights every week on the route.

bmi warns against inflation-busting prices

bmi, Heathrow's second largest airline, has reacted angrily to the Competition Commission's (CC) report that recommends that airport charges levied by BAA at London Heathrow can increase by an inflation-busting RPI plus 7.5 per cent every year over a five year period starting from April 2008.

Time flies when you’re lying dowm

Time flies when you’re lying dowm

bmi has undergone a significant enhancement to its longhaul product offering, with the introduction of flat beds in the business. The new beds boast a generous 26” seat width, 6” more than BA, United and Saudi, and a magnificent seat pitch of 78” – 80”.

bmi upgrades its premium economy cabin

bmi upgrades its premium economy cabin

bmi has embarked upon an extensive upgrade programme to transform its premium economy cabin with a market leading seat. The new premium economy seats boast an impressive 49” seat pitch, a 50 degree recline and 21” seat width, with electronic leg rest and lumbar support.

Tory rail bias will harm regional economies says bmi

bmi, the second-largest airline at London’s Heathrow airport and one of the largest provider of air services to the regions, said today’s submission to the Shadow Cabinet by the Conservative Party’s Quality of Life Policy Group contained rail-biased proposals which would damage the country’s regional economies as well as UK plc itself if adopted.

bmi to launch daily services to Tel Aviv

bmi, Heathrow’s second biggest airline, has announced that it intends to launch a daily non stop service from Heathrow to Tel Aviv starting next spring.

17 new bmi destinations from Heathrow go on sale

bmi, Heathrow’s second-largest carrier, today announced the largest-ever expansion of its route network, with the opening of sales to 17 new destinations, including Baku, Tehran, Beirut, Amman, Almaty and Yerevan. The new routes, starting 28 October 2007, will operate from Heathrow’s Terminal 1 with an improved timetable for business travellers and with a new enhanced in-flight product.

bmi regional adds extra Aberdeen-Manchester flight

bmi regional, officially the UK’s most punctual airline, is to add an extra return flight between Aberdeen and Manchester from 3 September. This takes the total to fourteen flights each weekday between the two cities, the highest frequency of any scheduled service at Aberdeen.

bmi announces major enhancements to Middle East network

bmi, Heathrow’s second largest carrier, has announced that it will serve a new destination as well as introduce major enhancements to its network of services from Heathrow with effect from 28 October this year.

bmi group flies high on punctuality

bmi and bmi regional were the UK’s most punctual airlines during the first quarter of 2007 according to CAA statistics. Figures show that bmi’s on time performance at its main hub of London Heathrow outstripped its rivals, with 80 per cent of flights on time and delays averaging just 10 minutes.

Day returns from Glasgow to Copenhagen become reality with bmi

bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, this week introduces a new morning connecting service from Glasgow to Copenhagen via Leeds Bradford, complementing its non-stop direct evening service.