parent=British Midland PLC
Castle Donington, England, United Kingdom
company_slogan = "The airline with tiny fares"
key_people=Nigel Tuner (CEO)
Sir Michael Bishop (
Crawford Rix (MD)
Manchester Airport East Midlands Airport
Birmingham International Airport
Cardiff International Airport
Glasgow International Airport Edinburgh Airport Belfast International Airport Ireland West Airport Knock
frequent_flyer=bmi Diamond Club
Bmibaby is a British
low-cost airlineand a subsidiary of British Midland PLC. It flies to destinations in Europefrom its main bases at East Midlands, Manchester, Cardiff, and Birmingham. BmiBaby is a member of the "bmi Diamond Club" frequent flyer program, however it is not a member of the Star Alliance, so other Star Alliance airlines' passengers cannot earn points on bmibaby flights.
BmiBaby Ltd holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, and is permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. [ [http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?categoryid=183&pagetype=90&pageid=340 Operating Licence] ]
The airline was established on
24 January 2002[ [http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk/2b3c02d9083ccfe2cb5ec04e15921813/compdetails UK Companies House Company #03259921] ] and started operations on 22 March 2002with a flight between East Midlands and Málaga.
In late autumn
2006, the airline announced an expansion programme at Birmingham International Airport increasing the number of Boeing 737 aircraft based at the airport from five to eight and the introduction of eight new routes. In February 2007, the airline announced further growth plans at Birmingham International airport with an additional Boeing 737 aircraft based at the airport, taking the total to nine and the number of routes served to 21 (now 25), making it the airline's biggest base.
1 March 2007, the airline announced an initiative for business travellers with an 'only choose what you need' approach. Business travellers using the airline now had the option to choose from a range of services such as ticket flexibility, executive lounge access and on-line check in, and only pay for the services they used. The company also announced that bmi's frequent flyers could now gain Diamond Club miles, however, other Star Allianceairlines' frequent flyers cannot. [ [http://www.uk-airport-news.info/birmingham-airport-news-250507.htm bmibaby joins Diamond Club : Birmingham Airport News Stories ] ]
Unlike its sister airline, bmibaby are unable to add the points at the airport, this has to be done at time of booking.
The bmibaby fleet consists of the following aircraft at September
2008: [ [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=WW&al_op=1 CH-Aviation - Airline News, Fleet Lists & More ] ]
As of September 2008, the average age of Bmibaby's fleet was 13.3 years old. [ [http://www.airfleets.net/ageflotte/bmibaby.htm bmi baby Fleet Age Details] ]
Aircraft are named with 'baby' in the title, such as "rock a bye baby" and "baby blue skies".
* Weather broadcasts on
ITV1regions Central, Granada, Wales and Border
* Cardiff's Winter Wonderland
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* [http://www.bmibaby.com/ bmibaby official website]
* [http://www.bmibabymagazine.com/ Yeah Baby inflight magazine]
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