bmi regional has added seven new routes to its network thanks to an agreement extending the carrier’s codeshare partnership with Brussels Airlines.
Routes from the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and France are now on sale via bmi regional’s website and call centre.
bmi regional travelers will now be able to book onto flights operated by Brussels Airlines from London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Belfast and Nantes in Northern France to the Belgian capital.
This move further strengthens relationship between bmi regional and Brussels Airlines, who first agreed codeshares on two routes to Brussels in 2014, from East Midlands and Newcastle.
The codeshare agreement means passengers can now book the following services operated by Brussels Airlines via the bmi regional sales channels:
London Heathrow / Brussels – three flights daily in both directions
Manchester / Brussels – four flights daily in both directions
Birmingham / Brussels – four flights daily in both directions
Bristol / Brussels – three flights daily in both directions
Edinburgh / Brussels – three flights daily in both directions
Belfast / Brussels – daily flight in both directions
Nantes / Brussels – twice daily flights in both directions
Jochen Schnadt, chief commercial officer for bmi regional, commented: “The extension of our codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines means that our passengers now have a range of new routes into Brussels. We are delighted to build on our existing collaboration, supporting both the airline and Belgium in accessing a new audiences in the UK and beyond. Brussels Airlines and bmi regional share similar values, we are business powered, full-service airlines who put great store by customer convenience and delivering a quality experience.”
Brussels Airlines has a fleet of 50 aircraft flying to 92 European, African and North American destinations, operating about 300 flights a day.