The British Midland Airways, presently known as British Midland International is an airline of United Kingdom and based in Donington Hall. Its main hubs are Manchester Airport and the London Heathrow Airport with its headquarters at Castle Donington. The airports witness the landing and arrival of almost 2000 BMI aircrafts in a week’s time. It is known for serving destinations in Caribbean, Europe, Saudi Arabia and United States. For holding the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating License the British Midland Airways, along with passengers, can also carry cargoes and mails.
The inception of the British Midland Airways dates back to 1949 when Derby Aviation Limited was founded. With the change in location to East Midlands Airport, the name was transformed into British Midland Airways as well. It tasted success with the formation of the Manx Airlines in collaboration with British and Commonwealth Shipping and after purchasing Glasgow’s airline, Loganair. Year 2001 witnessed the change in British Midland Airlines’ name further to British Midland International (BMI).
The recently added subsidiary of British Midland International is known as the ‘bmibaby’. In 2007 the British Midland International bought the British Mediterranean Airways which means that in the coming years the number of destinations served by BMI would augment further.
The following are the aircrafts of the British Midland Airways, presently known as the British Midland International:
Embraer ERJ 135
Embraer ERJ 145
The efficient and friendly staff of the British Midland Airways makes the booking of the tickets, check-in, boarding and so forth a simple task. The customer service authorities are always at one’s assistance. Additional facilities are catered to passengers with some specials cases such as unaccompanied minors, traveling with pets, handicapped and so forth. Apart from the regular services that are offered to the passengers in the cabins, supplementary assistance are provided such as ticketing, hotel booking, car hire and so on.