Bmibaby (East Midlands) is living on borrowed time. New owner IAG has announced the low-fare subsidiary will be shut down on September 10 if a new buyer cannot be found. Meanwhile IAG is cutting key bmibaby routes for the carrier. The first to go will be the Belfast base on June 11 along with route closures from East Midlands. Birmingham and East Midlands will be totally shut down on September 10.
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In other related news, Flybe (Exeter) is planning to takeover some of the closing bmibay routes and is also in negotiations to possibly take over the aircraft and routes of bmi regional (Aberdeen). If completed, the Scottish division would operate under the growing Flybe brand.
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Top Copyright Photo: Nik French.
Bmibaby Slide Show: CLICK HERE
Bmi Regional Slide Show: CLICK HERE
Bottom Copyright Photo: Keith Burton.