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  • BMed presently too small to sell: new CEO


    British Airways franchise partner BMed’s new chief executive says the carrier is not expecting to undergo a sale until it has expanded to a size which will interest investors.


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  • Restructuring BMI plans A321 revamp


    BMI, the loss-making London Heathrow-based Lufthansa subsidiary, is planning a medium-term revamp of its Airbus A321...


  • BMI admits the 'I' stands for something, after all...


    UK carrier BMI has quietly adopted a modified branding, giving the airline's full name as British Midland...


  • BMI restoring 'missing' Israel on ex-BMed jets' maps


    <p>BMI expects the introduction of Airbus A330s on the Tel Aviv route to resolve an awkward matter with the in-flight...


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  • Focus: bmi turnaround strategy

    News | 26 Oct 2010 13:37 | Victoria Moores

    <P><B></P> <P></B></P> <P><B><I></I></B><B><I>Wh</I></B><B><I>en you are offered the chance to head an airline headquartered in an impressive 17th century English gothic mansion, it cannot be all bad. But bmi chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Schauer has his hands full, charged with taking Lufthansa's latest acquisition into the black</I></B><B><I>, writes Victoria Moores in Derby</I></B></P> <P>When former Jet Airways chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Schauer <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/10/08/333219/jets-prock-schauer-to-become-new-bmi-ceo.html">took leadership of bmi late last year</A>, he had a Herculean task ahead of him. The airline had made a £181 million ($286 million) loss for 2008 and its 2009 performance turned out to be even worse. He needed to <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/11/11/334684/bmi-admits-it-needs-190m-in-funding-by-november-2010.html">raise £190 million in funding</A> for the period to November 2010, partly at the expensehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Focus-bmi-turnaround-strategy-348932/
  • Restructuring BMI plans A321 revamp

    News | 26 Aug 2010 15:00 | Victoria Moores

    BMI, the loss-making London Heathrow-based Lufthansa subsidiary, is planning a medium-term revamp of its Airbus A321 fleet as a part of a £200 million ($309 million) restructuring programme designed to staunch heavy losses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Restructuring-BMI-plans-A321-revamp-346686/
  • BMI plans to overhaul A321 cabins

    News | 26 Aug 2010 13:51 | Victoria Moores

    UK carrier BMI, which is undergoing a £200 million ($309 million) restructuring programme, is planning a medium-term revamp of its Airbus A321 fleet. "Especially...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BMI-plans-to-overhaul-A321-cabins-346684/
  • BMI admits the 'I' stands for something, after all...

    News | 12 Mar 2010 12:16 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    UK carrier BMI has quietly adopted a modified branding, giving the airline's full name as British Midland International. When the brand was first unveiled...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BMI-admits-the-I-stands-for-something-after-all-339420/
  • BMI anticipates A321 sale and leaseback next year

    News | 12 Nov 2009 15:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Newly-filed accounts from British Midland Airways (BMI) revealed the planned sale and leaseback transaction of an Airbus A321-200 aircraft as the carrierhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BMI-anticipates-A321-sale-and-leaseback-next-year-334731/
  • Arik Air names new MD

    News | 22 Oct 2009 12:30

    Nigerian carrier Arik Air has named Jason Holt as its new MD, effective immediatelyhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arik-Air-names-new-MD-333862/