Under the plans Jochen Schnadt, currently chief commercial officer with the carrier, will assume the role of managing director on October 11th.
Air France and bmi have announced a brand-new codeshare partnership on bmi’s Bristol to Paris service. Commencing for travel from May 14th, the partnership will provide business and leisure customers from Bristol Airport with access to 25 French cities via Air France’s award-winning hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
bmi has announced plans to launch a new route from Bristol to Gothenburg. Launching on January 22nd, bmi will be operating a twice weekly route between the two cities.
Breaking Travel News reporter Eleanor Hawkins caught up with bmi regional chief commercial officer, Jochen Schnadt, on a recent trip to Derry as the airline celebrates the fifth anniversary of its independence. On the agenda were future plans for the airline, with a particular focus on what strategies the carrier planned to employ to overcome the potential pitfalls of Brexit.
bmi regional has announced the launch of a new code-share partnership with Italian airline Air Dolomiti, which sees five new routes added to its network. Passengers will be able to book connecting flights operated by Air Dolomiti between bmi regional’s network to/from Munich via the Munich Gateway and the following five Italian destinations.
bmi regional has announced the appointment of Andreas Weingartner as the airline’s new director of sales. Weingartner joins bmi regional from Brussels Airlines, where he was most recently the general manager for central Europe, the Baltics, the Balkans, Russia, Armenia and offline sales.
Following a successful start to 2017, including the launch of new routes across its network and strong sustained growth, bmi regional has launched a recruitment drive to attract new captains and first officers. The airline is seeking crew of all levels, but particularly direct entry captains.
bmi regional has launched its two brand new routes from Birmingham Airport - to Gothenburg and Nuremberg. The new routes, which will both be operated six times per week, were welcomed to their new hub at Birmingham Airport by a water arch, while the first passengers enjoyed a slice of celebratory cake.
bmi regional has commenced its new service between London Stansted and City of Derry Airport, with dignitaries from both destinations there to celebrate the launch. Passengers arriving on the first in-bound flight and the connecting outbound flight were treated to cake and coffee to celebrate the launch.
bmi regional has announced the appointment of Martin Whittaker as chief operating officer. Whittaker joins bmi regional from Babcock International Mission Critical Services, where he was a board level executive.
bmi regional has appointed Fabrice Binet as sales and business development director across the entire business following his success in growing bmi regional’s presence in multiple European Markets.