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Article from BTNews 5 SEPTEMBER 2011

bmi Regional from East Midlands Airport to Frankfurt

East Midlands Airport is to be connected to Frankfurt, the world's ninth largest from 31 October 2011 offering the Derby, Leicester, Nottingham region worldwide connectivity via parent company Lufthansa.  Flights will operate three times a day from Monday to Friday and also once on a Sunday, using the Embraer 145 with 49 seats.  Over the next few weeks in excess of 70 destinations such as New York, Rio de Janeiro and Capetown will be available.

The new service will appeal to both business and leisure travellers visiting the German city whilst also providing seamless connections to key business centres across Europe and the world.

bmi Regional customers can enjoy complimentary refreshments onboard, a free 20kg hold baggage allowance and 30-minute check-in.  Lounge facilities are available to Business fare clients plus Gold and Silver Diamond Club members.  Everyone using the service can take advantage of the fast track security lane at East Midlands Airport. www.flybmi.com

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