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•Great savings in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class on long haul, short haul and domestic bmi routes for sale 9 – 30 September 2009
•Heathrow to Cairo, Damascus or Tel Aviv from just £249 return including taxes
•25% off seat sale fares for children between two and eleven years

London, 8 September 2009: bmi, the better for business airline and second largest airline operating from Heathrow, has today launched a worldwide seat sale on flights to destinations across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Customers booking before 30 September 2009 can take advantage of fantastic value fares to a range of destinations across bmi’s worldwide network. Flights are valid for travel until 25 March 2010 and are available to book now at bmi.

Take advantage of great savings on flights to destinations including:

Travel in style to the hottest Long Haul* destinations...

Business Class customers travelling to Tel Aviv and Cairo can now enjoy an onboard chef, freshly cooking their meals to order and fully-flat beds with 82 inches of legroom on board the A330 aircraft. Those looking for a premium experience at a great price can take advantage of bmi’s market leading Premium Economy product offering wide comfortable seats and 50 inches of legroom (12 inches more than competitors) in a separate cabin with a dedicated inflight team.

Long Haul offers include:

London Heathrow to Cairo from just £249 return (from £850 in Business class)

London Heathrow to Tel Aviv from just £254 return (from £469 in Premium class and from £693 in Business class)

London Heathrow to Beirut from £379 return* (from £999 in Business class)

Great value fares for everybody, whether it’s for business or leisure...

Short Haul and Domestic fares include:

•Heathrow to Brussels from £41 one way
•Heathrow to Amsterdam from £42 one way
•Heathrow to Edinburgh and Glasgow from £35 one way (from £147 in Business class)
•Heathrow to Belfast City from £38 one way (from £147 in Business class)

Parents with children aged between two and eleven pay just 75% of the sale cost of an adult flight while those with children under the age of two who require a seat pay just 10% of the adult sale fare.**

Travellers to bmi’s international destinations can take advantage of the new international lounge, bmi Number One Heathrow. The flagship lounge is open to bmi Business Class, Diamond Club (Gold and Silver) and Star Alliance Gold customers and has been conceived with customer comforts in mind, providing a stylish environment in which to work, relax, dine and refresh.

Business Class customers also have the option of a complimentary Chauffeur Drive service, meaning a smooth journey to and from the airport. With total paperless boarding and mobile check-in, a Premium Check-in area, no fuel surcharges on UK and European routes and the UK’s most generous loyalty programme; business travellers really can see the difference when flying with bmi.


Notes to editors:

*subject to availability and blackout periods.
**applicable for both Economy and Business class tickets.

For further information, please contact Four Communications: or on 0870 626 3141.

•bmi is the second largest airline at London Heathrow, one of the world’s leading international hub airports. Across its mainline route network bmi operates to Aberdeen; Addis Ababa; Aleppo; Almaty; Amman; Amsterdam; Baku; Beirut; Belfast City; Bishkek; Brussels; Cairo; Damascus; Dammam; Dublin; Edinburgh; Freetown; Glasgow; Hanover; Jeddah; Khartoum; Kiev; London Heathrow; Manchester; Moscow Domodedovo; Riyadh; Tbilisi; Tehran; Tel Aviv; Yerevan.
bmi regional operates to Aberdeen; Birmingham; Brussels; Cologne; Copenhagen; East Midlands; Edinburgh; Esbjerg; Glasgow; Groningen; Leeds Bradford; Lyon; Manchester; Norwich; Zurich.

•bmi is a member of Star Alliance, established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer customers worldwide reach and a smooth travel experience. Star Alliance received the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award in 2008 and was voted Best Airline Alliance by Business Traveller Magazine in 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2008 and by Skytrax in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009. The members are Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, bmi, EGYPTAIR, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Spanair, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United and US Airways. Regional member carriers Adria Airways (Slovenia), Blue1 (Finland) and Croatia Airlines enhance the global network. Aegean Airlines, Air India, Brussels Airlines, Continental Airlines and TAM have been announced as future members. Overall, the Star Alliance network offers 17,000 daily flights to 916 destinations in 160 countries.

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