Aberdeen-Amsterdam takes off for bmi

28th Mar 2006

The number of international passengers jetting out of Aberdeen is set to
increase following the launch of a new direct bmi regional route to
Amsterdam.bmi commences a new service that departs for Amsterdam three times
daily Monday to Friday, once on Saturday and twice on Sundays.

Operated by bmi regional’s all jet fleet of Embraer aircraft, the flight
schedule is conveniently timed to meet the needs of Aberdeen’s growing
numbers of business passengers and is designed to allow for a full
working day in Holland’s capital.

Managing director of bmi regional, Crawford Rix commented:
“Amsterdam is a popular business and leisure destination as the
national, financial and cultural capital of the Netherlands, but it’s
also an important international gateway for the North East of Scotland.

“We remain firmly committed to expanding our flight offering from
Aberdeen, our home airport, and I’m confident that that our new service
will not only be welcomed by the discerning business traveller, but by
all travellers from and visitors to Scotland’s North East who have a
strong desire for quality and choice.”

Managing Director of Aberdeen airport, Andy Flower said:
“Aberdeen Airport is achieving record growth in passenger numbers as we
continue to build an ever stronger network of national and international


“We are working hard to widen the international destinations available
directly from Aberdeen and I’m delighted that bmi regional has launched
this new service. As Aberdeen Airport continues to grow, we are
confident that carriers such as bmi regional will be keen to extend
their route offering in the future.”


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