British Midland plc, the owner of bmi, bmi regional and bmibaby
announces that its Chairman Sir Michael Bishop has increased his
personal shareholding in the airline group by the acquisition of the
minority interests in The BBW Partnership Ltd. Sir Michael now owns 50 per cent plus one share, Lufthansa has a
shareholding of 30 per cent minus one share and SAS Scandinavian
Airlines 20 per cent.