What happened to BMI Regional?

What happened to BMI Regional?

BMI Regional was sold to Sector Aviation Holdings in May 2012 and operated under the “flybmi” brand until it went into administration on 16 February 2019, whereas Bmibaby closed down in September 2012.

Is BMI airline still operating?

It ceased operations in 2012, following financial difficulties, and was acquired by IAG, the owner of British Airways. While some of its aircraft and routes remain, the brand is now long gone.

Who bought BMI airlines?

International Airlines Group
International Airlines Group, the parent of British Airways, has completed the acquisition of bmi but will receive a “significant” discount after two unwanted subsidiaries were folded into the deal.

When did bmibaby go bust?


Ceased operations 9 September 2012
Operating bases Birmingham Airport East Midlands Airport (Largest Base)
Frequent-flyer program Diamond Club
Fleet size 14

What happened to BMI A330?

After Thomas Cook faced bankruptcy and the airline ceased operations, the A330 returned to the leasing company Aviation Capital Group. It has not returned to airline service and remains stored at Newquay Cornwall Airport. With an age of just over 20 years, it may still do.

Who bought Canada 3000?

Ajay Virmani, who bought half of Canada 3000 Cargo for $10 million last July and the remainder earlier this year from its defunct parent company, unveiled the new name for the airline on Thursday.

Why did British Caledonian go out of business?

The prime causes for the failure of the “Second Force” concept and BCal’s demise were: The unwieldy route structure it had inherited from British United Airways (BUA). The Government’s reluctance to live up to the spirit of the “Second Force” aviation policy through concrete deeds.

When did Caledonian Airways go out of business?

April 14 1988
The paperwork took a while, but British Caledonian officially ceased to exist a minute after midnight, on April 14 1988.