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BMIbaby Routes Cut From BHX  
User currently offlineSpud757 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2007, 345 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3104 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_midlands/7750958.stm

News from BBC reporting WW are scaling back routes at BHX due to reduced demand for city breaks. Bad news for the staff based at BHX and EMA as it seems.... sorry to hear that.

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User currently offlineBennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7809 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2912 times:

I have their credit card and get a "free" flight if I bill over £3K PA.

I had been planning to go to Lisbon next year, (seems to knock that on the head).

In fact, it may be time to move, given that I am not looking for a bucket and spade destination.

David


User currently offlineCwldude From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 691 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2774 times:

WW are cutting routes left, right, and centre... they say it's due to low demand for cities, yet their only new service from CWL is (supposed to be) Lisbon! So they're contradicting themselves slightly?

I can't see the baby lasting to the end of next summer if I'm being honest!  Sad



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User currently offlineZkojh From China, joined Sep 2004, 1725 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2476 times:

heard vs are sniffing around , wonder what LH have for them...! fr will no dout take over the routes..


CZ 787 to AKL can't wait.
User currently offlineAcelanzarote From Spain, joined Nov 2005, 857 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2316 times:

Are Lufthansa looking to wind BMI Baby down having now taken over BMI
itself?



from the Island with sun and great photo's.. Why not visit Lanzarote
User currently offlineZKOJH From China, joined Sep 2004, 1725 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2246 times:

Are Lufthansa looking to wind BMI Baby down having now taken over BMI itself?

well its not in LH plan to keep it, come jan once the deal is done, everyone will find out,



CZ 787 to AKL can't wait.
User currently offlineGuoTai From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2190 times:

Waiting (im)patiently for Jan to see what LH do have in store for bmi. Something huge? Status Quo? Still interests me that with less than 50% shares in SN and the ink hardly dry on the paper following OS that there is an easy stream of credible - if even quoted - plans being made for them but they stay stumm on BD  ziplip 

User currently offlineBmiexpat From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2166 times:



Quoting ZKOJH (Reply 5):
well its not in LH plan to keep it

What plan is this?


User currently offlineGuoTai From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2150 times:



Quoting Bmiexpat (Reply 7):
What plan is this?

maybe ZK is referring to this from Reuters last week

* CFO says sale of bmibaby is an option

* No decision yet on whether to sell bmi slots -CFO

* Situation at Alitalia is "intransparent" -CFO

(Adds CFO comments, details, background)

FRANKFURT/NEW DELHI, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Deutsche Lufthansa would consider selling bmi's low-cost carrier, bmibaby, after it takes over a majority stake of the company early next year, Chief Financial Officer Stephan Gemkow said on Wednesday.

"The UK low-cost carrier's sale is an option that is on the table. It is not part of Lufthansa's core business," he told Reuters in an interview on the sidelines of a trip to India with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.


User currently offlineEurohub From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1822 times:

I flew into BHX at about 1620 on Saturday 29th November and was surprised to see 5 WW aircraft sat around doing nothing - no stairs connected, lights out in total darkness; is that something to do with the time of day or a fall in demand?

Regards, Eurohub



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