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Bmi Regional announces summer expansion from Bristol

Bmi Regional (East Midlands) announced in a press release on Wednesday February 18, an expansion of services from Bristol Airport for the Summer 2015 season, which sees the launch of Dusseldorf and Paris (CDG) service from April 27. Seasonal services to Nantes will also be offered from July to September 2015. These additional services bring the number of routes flown by the airline from Bristol to eight, alongside Aberdeen, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt and Milan.

The new routes will be run as follows:

Bristol – Dusseldorf: 6 times weekly

Bristol – Paris CDG: 11 times weekly

Bristol – Nantes: Twice weekly from July 4 to September 12

The new destinations will be operated by a 49-seat Embraer ERJ 145s, with a Tuesday flight to Nantes operated by a 37-seat Embraer ERJ 135.

Assistant Editor Oliver Wilcock reporting from Manchester.

Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren/AirlinersGallery.com. Is a new livery coming for this regional or will it cling to the now retired bmi 2001 livery? All white Embraer ERJ 145EU (EMB-145EU) G-EMBI (msn 145126) arrives in Stockholm (Arlanda).

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Dniproavia to start a new route to Vienna on April 30 after restrictive sanctions are lifted

Dniproavia Airways (Dniproavia National Aircompany) (Dnipropetrovsk) will start a new route between Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine and Vienna, Austria on April 30. Scheduled flights to the capital of Austria will be operated three times a week – on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft.

Because of the loss of the Black Sea resorts in the Crimea, Dniproavia Airways is also developing new routes for the summer, offering alternative Black Sea resorts.

Starting on April 27, 2014 Dniproavia Airways starts direct scheduled flights between Dnipropetrovsk and Georgian cities of Tbilisi and Batumi.

Dniproavia Airways also starts a new route between Dnipropetrovsk and Istanbul on April 28, 2014.

Direct flights will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Flights en route Dnipropetrovsk -Tbilisi will be operated on Sundays:

Dniproavia is also planning a program of regular flights to the resorts in Bulgaria – from Dnepropetrovsk to both Bourgas and Varna.

The airline had previously ceased all operations on January 8, 2013 but managed to resume partial operations on February 1, 2013. The airline resumed full operations on April 2, 2014 after sanctions were lifted by the government although some routes are limited due to the current tensions in the eastern portion of the Ukraine and the Crimea which is now controlled by Russia.

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The airline issued this statement:

Specific sanctions which have been applied to the Dniproavia since November 2013. According to the order of Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the sanctions are now lifted.

Tax Notices, which became the basis to seek special sanctions – introduction of individual licensing regime of international business activities – had been recognized by the Court as illegal and were canceled. Nevertheless, the special sanctions had been applying to the Dniproavia Airways for five months, which had hampered greatly the economic activities of the Company: performance of daily payments in foreign currency for spare parts and components, airport services and air navigation, fueling, passenger handling. Also, as a result of the abovementioned sanctions customs clearance of the aircraft components was almost blocked.

Special sanctions applied to Dniproavia are lifted by the Order of Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, dated April 2, 2014.

Thus, since April 2, 2014, Dniproavia has recommenced its normal operating activities.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Dniproavia now operates only the Embraer ERJ 145, retiring its Boeing 737s during the sanctioned period. ERJ 145EP (EMB-145EP) UR-DNK (msn 145039) is pictured at Stockholm (Arlanda).

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