All posts tagged "bmibaby"

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    IAG Sells BMI Regional for £8m

    IAG has sold BMI Regional to aviation consortium Sector Aviation Holdings for £8 million cash. 

The sale includes all bmi regional’s fixed assets and long-term liabilities, including owned and operating lease aircraft. 

If approved by the CAA, ownership is expected to be transferred to SAH within two weeks. IAG Chief Executive Willie...

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    Ryanair Offers Bmibaby Rescue Fares

    The bmibaby website currently states that: “Following the sale of bmi to International Airlines Group (IAG), we have now started a consultation period with our staff to review future options for the bmibaby business.” It also announces that the last flights from Belfast City Airport to Alicante, Amsterdam, Birmingham, East Midlands, Faro,...

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    BMI Deal Completed

    International Airlines Group yesterday completed the purchase of bmi from Lufthansa. It is planned that bmi mainline will be integrated into British Airways and consultation has begun already with bmi mainline staff and their trade unions. A statement issued by IAG included: “bmibaby and bmi regional have not been sold prior to...

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    BA to Sell bmibaby and bmi Regional

    Following the acquisition of bmi by IAG from Lufthansa, British Airways is continuing discussions with potential buyers for bmibaby and bmi Regional and has stated that there could be up to 1,200 redundancies at bmi’s head office at Castle Donnington and at UK regional airports. The integration with BA would secure 1,500...

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    EC Clears IAG Acquisition of BMI

    The European Commission has given the go-ahead for the acquistion of British Midland International by the International Airlines Group, parent company of British Airways and Iberia. IAG said: “Some technical conditions need to be finalised before completion, which is anticipated to take place around 20th April 2012.” The approval comes after IAG...

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    IAG Buys BMI for £172.5m Cash

    British Airways and Iberia parent company International Airlines Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG have today reached a binding agreement for IAG to acquire British Midland International for £172.5 million (€206.8m) in cash, although the price is subject to significant reductions. BMI comprises three distinct business units – bmi mainline, bmi regional and...

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    Belfast City to Menorca with Bmibaby

    Bmibaby will commence a new route from George Best Belfast City Airport to Mahon in Menorca on 15th June 2012 and will operate up to twice a week on Monday and Friday until 24th September 2012. Bmibaby will also increase frequencies on its summer flights to Palma and Faro to up to...

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    Bmibaby Commences Belfast City – Amsterdam Service

    George Best Belfast City Airport commenced its first direct European services yesterday with a scheduled flight to and from Amsterdam – the first of seven new European routes to be operated by bmibaby, with Geneva beginning in December and Malaga, Faro, Alicante, Palma, Ibiza starting in 2012. After greeting the first passenger,...