Bmi to launch East Midlands-Frankfurt route

Bmi to launch East Midlands-Frankfurt route

bmi Regional is adding a new service from East Midlands Airport to Frankfurt, the world’s 9th largest airport.

The new service, starting on 31 October 2011 will offer the region worldwide connectivity. Over the next few weeks in excess of 70 destinations such as New York, Rio de Janeiro and Capetown will be available.

bmi Regional will be the only airline to operate flights direct to Frankfurt from East Midlands Airport and onward connections with our parent company Lufthansa via the Frankfurt Airport hub.

Flights to Frankfurt will operate three times a day from Monday to Friday and also once on a Sunday, using the Embraer 145 with 49 seats.

The new service to Frankfurt will benefit both business and leisure travellers visiting the German city whilst also providing seamless connections to key business centres across Europe and the world.

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Steven Griffiths, business director, bmi Regional, said: “Germany has always been a popular destination and by offering direct flights from East Midlands Airport to Frankfurt we can meet the increasing demand from business and leisure travellers. People living in the East Midlands now have the opportunity to travel to a wide range of worldwide destinations from their local airport.

“With the frequent, convenient flight times, business travellers will now be able to complete their business in Frankfurt in a day, whilst leisure travellers can take advantage of the service for many of the attractions Frankfurt has to offer, including the world famous Christmas Market that launches in November.

“bmi Regional offers the speed and comfort of an all-jet fleet and flight times are conveniently designed for business and leisure travellers. We are also committed to offering the best value for money for travellers, with competitive Business and Economy fares.”