bmi regional expands key business routes from Bristol Airport

bmi regional has announced additions to its schedule for summer 2016 from Bristol Airport, with the addition of extra rotations and improved schedules.

The new 2016 summer schedule will add an additional ten flights to bmi regional’s existing seven routes, offering more flexible and convenient business travel from Bristol. As per the revised schedule, bmi regional will increase service and offer changed timings to Paris, improved connectivity via Frankfurt, a new double daily service to Dusseldorf and an additional Munich rotation.

The airline has announced a new evening rotation from Bristol to Paris (CDG), offering increased flexibility for business and leisure travellers. The summer 2016 schedule offers up to twice daily flights direct from Bristol to Paris, at fares starting £49 one way.

The new summer schedule from Bristol to Frankfurt will feature three daily weekday rotations with up to twice daily rotations on weekends. The improvements will also see improved connectivity with code-share partner Lufthansa, enabling links to and from a further 200 onward destinations. bmi regional fares from Bristol to Frankfurt start from GBP81 one way.

The airline has further increased services to Dusseldorf on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to twice daily, with the new timings enabling passengers to travel the city and back in the same day. Fares to Dusseldorf cost from £79 one way.

In addition, Bristol to Munich – one of bmi regional’s most popular routes – will now have a new Monday morning rotation. The new flights depart Bristol at 06.30am, arriving in Munich at 09.30, conveniently timed for early Monday meetings. The return flight departs Munich at 10.40, arriving in Bristol at 11.40. Fares cost from £81 one way.

Commenting on the service improvements, Chief Commercial Officer Jochen Schnadt said: ‘Bristol Airport is a key UK hub for bmi regional and one which we are continually growing and developing. With our convenient, comfortable and quality product we are all about connecting businesses and regions and these changes and additions to our network and schedule from the South West are a direct response to our customers’ requirements for improved connectivity.’

Shaun Browne, Bristol Airport’s Aviation Director said: ‘We are delighted with bmi regional’s expansion of its Bristol services. In particular the improved benefits of the additional flights to Dusseldorf which will offer a day return product on key days of the week. The new schedule on Paris Charles de Gaulle is also welcome as it provides improved connectivity for business and leisure passengers from both the UK and France.’