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bmi unveils $750 million fleet acquisition plan

bmi today (10 July 2007) announced that its Board has formally approved the strategy of developing new mid haul and long haul routes from London Heathrow and has authorised the acquisition of ten additional aircraft to add to its current fleet.

bmi launches business fares summer promotion

bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, is promoting its six newest routes this summer by offering a special 25 per cent discount on return business fares. From 9 July until 31 August inclusive the fares are available on Edinburgh-Zurich; Leeds Bradford-Copenhagen; Leeds Bradford-Lille; Aberdeen-Brussels; Aberdeen-Kristiansand; and Manchester-Lyon services.

bmi regional creates Norwegian connections via Aberdeen ‘hub’

bmi regional is creating speedy connections this summer for passengers travelling from London Heathrow, Manchester and Norwich to the Norwegian city of Kristiansand.

50% off flights to the Caribbean with bmi

Airline bmi is offering passengers the chance to jet off to the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbados, with its lowest ever fares. For one week only bmi has, for the very first time, slashed its fares on its Caribbean routes by over 50% in all three cabins – economy, premium economy and the business. (Please note that travel periods apply).

The Manchester Mexican jets off with bmi

The Manchester Mexican jets off with bmi

Ricky Hatton jetted off to Las Vegas with bmi, his official airline from the North West, in preparation for his fight against Jose Luis Castillo on 23 June at the Thomas and Mack Centre.

Food for thought on bmi longhaul routes

bmi is further enhancing its restaurant in the sky experience with new menus for all cabins inspired by the summer months. A special panel works carefully on creating the new menus, taking inspiration from the flight destinations and also current culinary trends.

bmi regional takes off for Lyon

bmi regional, officially the UK’s most punctual airline, launches its daily direct service between Manchester and Lyon on Friday (25th May). The airline’s new non-stop flights create an important link between the North West and France’s third largest city and will be the only direct service outside London following BA’s exit from Manchester and Birmingham.

Star Alliance launches 10th anniversary global promotion

As part of its 10th Anniversary, the Star Alliance network, “the way the Earth connects”, is launching a special global consumer promotion.

bmi Aberdeen-Brussels service takes to the skies

bmi regional’s new international route between Aberdeen and the Belgian capital of Brussels takes to the skies from Monday this week. The Aberdeen-based airline’s direct six-times weekly service will provide a convenient afternoon departure and a much needed non-stop flight connection between the two cities.

One-stop online shop for bmi travellers to Lille

Travellers taking to the skies on bmi regional’s new service from Leeds Bradford airport to the French city of Lille can now see what their destination has to offer at the touch of a button.

bmi regional takes off for Kristiansand

bmi regional, officially the UK’s most punctual airline, launched its new route from Aberdeen to Kristiansand last Friday. The new route provides Scottish travellers with links to Norway’s fifth largest city, which is located in the country’s southern region and is an important centre for the oil and shipping industries. Flights operate every day with the exception of Saturday.

bmi regional leaves the competition behind

Aberdeen-based bmi regional was the most punctual scheduled airline at UK airports during 2006 according to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures. Ninety-one per cent of the airline’s flights were on time with no other carrier coming near the 90 per cent mark. bmi regional has been a consistent top performer in the on-time stakes, and retains the position of most punctual airline for the second consecutive year.

bmi airline to focus on business passengers

bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest airline, launches its new business traveller-focused initiative today (2 April). Designed after eight months of consultation and feedback with both customers and staff, the new service sees the introduction of an improved offering and product for the airline’s most loyal customers – diamond club members.

bmi launches new international route for Manchester

Aberdeen-based bmi regional, officially the UK’s most punctual airline, today announced another new international air route from Manchester. Starting 25 May, a direct daily service will link Manchester and the French city of Lyon, providing a much needed non-stop flight connection between the two cities.

bmi praises UK Government’s support of open skies deal

bmi has praised the UK Government for supporting the draft EU-US open skies agreement in a key vote taken today by Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for Transport at a meeting of the EU’s 27 Member States’ transport ministers in Brussels. A unanimous vote of support was achieved to take the agreement forward, meaning any EU airline can now serve any US destination from anywhere in the EU.