Posts Tagged ‘ BMI ’

bmi sold

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

What are we to make of the decision announced this morning that IAG (the owner of BA and Iberia) has agreed terms with Lufthansa to buy bmi for £172.5 million?

bmi helps bookers

Oct 27th, 2011 | By

Yesterday I decided to book a flight. Half way through I decided to alter my flight times. Within seconds, and I mean seconds, I had a phone call on my mobile from a bmi call centre.

Lufthansa Strike Starts Monday 22nd February

Feb 21st, 2010 | By

For any of you flying on Lufthansa this week you should check with the airline about your flight. The pilots union is striking for 4 days and something like 1,200 flights out of 1,800 will be cancelled each day so not every flight is affected. A number of flights from Birmingham, Dublin, London City, Heathrow, Manchester and Newcastle to German destinations will be flying but you need to check the Lufthansa website,, to see if they are still scheduled to fly. This also affects their Germanwings subsidiary,
Lufthansa has issued a special flight schedule during this week and you will find a link to this on the home page on their website. As we all know with strikes, things can change at the last minute so check as well just before you leave for the airport.
If your flight is cancelled, Lufthansa will refund your money or rebook you, free of charge, to another date.

Airline Changes Come Fast

Oct 29th, 2008 | By

Developments have been announced quickly this morning.Firstly the Icelandic backed Sterling Airways which linked Gatwick with Billund, Copengagen & Stockholm said that it would file for bankruptcy. Although they have looked for buyer, no company has come forward.Unlike BMI ( who also own bmibaby) who have announced that they have been sold to Lufthansa. The Chairman of the company, Sir Michael Bishop, owned 50% of the company plus one share with Lufthansa owning 30% and SAS 20%. Now Lufthansa will have 80% and, more importantly,
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