bmi offers lower fares from Heathrow
[September 5th 2008]
Heathrows second largest airline, bmi, is offering lower fares to all destinations this month.
The airlines better for business sale is being launched today and will carry on until September 30th. Sale prices will apply to both business and economy fares on bmis flights across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Central Asia and Africa.
Fares during the sale period include return flights from London Heathrow airport to Moscow from only £199 economy or £999 business class; Heathrow to Damascus from £279 (£1,099 in business); Heathrow to Cairo and Tel Aviv from £299 (£799 in business); and Heathrow to Amman from £399 (£1,299 in business).
Passengers travelling with bmi from regional airports including Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Edinburgh airports, will be able to take advantage of quick connections through Heathrow Terminal 1. bmi says the newly redesigned terminal offers passengers a quicker and smoother transit through Heathrow.
Short haul flights are also included in the seat sale. Examples include one way fares from Heathrow to Dublin, Belfast and Edinburgh from only £35 (£145 in business), and from Leeds Bradford airport to Glasgow and Edinburgh from £40.
Other sale prices include Heathrow to Amsterdam and Brussels from £45 (£160 in business), Manchester airport to Lyon from £60, and Edinburgh to Brussels and Zurich also from £60. All these are one way fares.
The sale fares apply to travel up until March 31st next year. Bookings can be made online at the bmi website, or via the phone at no additional cost.
As well as being the second largest airline at Heathrow, bmi is a member of Star Alliance, the global airline alliance which also includes Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United and US Airways.
bmi now operates 1,800 flights a week across its mainline and regional network to destinations including Antigua, Chicago, Hanover, Las Vegas, Naples, Palma Majorca, Venice and Zurich.
Written by: Nick Purdom
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