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BMI Sold 4th A332 To Emirates?  
User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1685 times:

I've just been out with some friends/ex colleauges from BMI, and they said that as from today (23rd July) the title of the airline has now been changed from 'BMI - British Midland' to just 'BMI'.

When I got in, I had an e-mail also from another friend/ex colleauge at BMI who said that BMI have sold the 4th A332 to Emirates, as they have no use for it, and the 3rd one is up for sale.

Anyone else heard this ?.

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User currently offlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2397 posts, RR: 28
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1617 times:

I also read it hear on airliners.net some days ago


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User currently offlineTullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1641 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1599 times:

Victims of Bermuda II. They were bought for int'l ops out of LHR and that still isn't allowed unfortunately.



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User currently offlineEmirates777 From Tanzania, joined Feb 2000, 655 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

Leezyjet,
Thanks for the info. Would you have a timeframe on when the sale will be made and the acft be delivered to Emirates ? I would assume there would be a reconfig. to Emirates' std. HD or LD config. pre-delivery by Airbus.

Rgds
Emirates777


User currently offlineEGFF From UK - Wales, joined Sep 2001, 2201 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1541 times:

Ohhh that's a shame, BMI colous on the A330 are stunning!
EGFF



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User currently offline747firstclass From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1467 times:

I have heard that it will be leased, with an option to buy. To me that makes more sense, just in case the door at LHR-USA gets opened a very tiny, tiny crack to allow new service on a very, very limited basis.

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