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Article from BTNews 24 SEPTEMBER 2012

BM code launched

It may be confusing but the BM two-letter code, which never existed, is to happen.  The old British Midland Airways Group operated as BD, which was always somewhat odd, and a cause of problems. IATA has agreed the designator BM for bmi regional now owned by Sector Aviation Holdings Ltd.

The new management team is headed by Executive Chairman Ian Woodley.  The airline will start flying as ‘BM’ to an expanded route network on Sunday 28 October, the airline confirmed at last week’s ERA gathering in Dublin.  Speaking at the European Regions annual General Assembly as the latest ERA airline member, Ian Woodley confirmed the carrier will add new regional routes between Aberdeen and Bristol and Manchester and Antwerp, both twice daily, from 29 October.  The new services bolster the bmi regional network to 11 European and four domestic routes.

With a 400-strong workforce and headquarters at East Midlands and Aberdeen airports, bmi regional is now close to concluding a five-month transition process to establish its independence from bmi.  Projects include replacing all the IT systems and creating new commercial and financial structures better geared to its independent status.  Leading this challenging transitional process and also present at ERA is Cathal O'Connell, formerly with Aer Lingus, Aer Arann and Eastern Airways, as Chief Commercial Officer.  See next week’s BTNews for a full ERA report by Alison Chambers. www.flybmi.com

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