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  • BA to resurrect 'CityFlyer' brand for London City operations following BA Connect sale to FlyBe

    <P><A href="http://www.ba.com" target=_blank>British&nbsp;Airways (BA)</A> is to brand its London City Airport-based...

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  • BMI Regional appoints new finance chief

    News | 30 Oct 2014 11:50 | Laura Mueller

    UK-based BMI Regional has named Paul Roberts as its new finance chief.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BMI-Regional-appoints-new-finance-chief-405429/
  • BA to resurrect 'CityFlyer' brand for London City operations following BA Connect sale to FlyBe

    News | 12 Jan 2007 17:29 | Victoria Moores

    <P><A href="http://www.ba.com" target=_blank>British&nbsp;Airways (BA)</A> is to brand its London City Airport-based regional services as ‘BA CityFlyer’, following the proposed sale of its remaining regional operations to UK carrier Flybe.</P> <P><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/Articles/2006/11/03/Navigation/255/210362/British+Airways+to+sell+BA+Connect+regional+services+to+low-fares+carrier.html">BA&nbsp;revealed its plan to sell its BA Connect regional operation to Flybe in November last year</A>, but excluded its London City operations and ten BAE Systems Avro RJs from the deal.</P> <P>The London City operation, which BA launched in April 2003, will be re-branded as BA CityFlyer and operated under a new air operator’s certificate (AOC).</P> <P>CityFlyer Express was formerly the name of BA’s London Gatwick-based franchise partner. It was taken over by the flag-carrier in 1999 and was subsequently absorbed into BA’s mainline short-haul operation from Gatwick.</P> <P>BA Connechttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BA-to-resurrect-CityFlyer-brand-for-London-City-operations-following-BA-Connect-sale-to-FlyBe-211507/
  • BA to resurrect 'CityFlyer' brand for London City operations

    News | 12 Jan 2007 16:03 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>British Airways (BA) is to brand its London City Airport-based regional services as ‘BA <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>CityFlyer</span></span><span class=spelle>’</span>, following the proposed sale of its remaining regional operations to <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:place></st1:country-region> carrier <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Flybe</span></span>.<u2:p></u2:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>BA revealed its plan to sell its BA Connect regional operation to <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Flybe</span><http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BA-to-resurrect-CityFlyer-brand-for-London-City-operations-299341/
  • BA to cut five 737s from Gatwick operation

    News | 06 Oct 2003 17:04 | Maria Wagland

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>British Airways (BA) is planning to lease out five Boeing 737s as it reduces its Gatwick-based short-haul fleet and targets improved aircraft utilisation.<u1:p></u1:p><u2:p></u2:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u3:p></u3:p>The Oneworld carrier is now seeking to lease the aircraft out to other operators. It would not say which of its 737s based at Gatwick will be leased out but the carrier wants to reduce the fleet to 32 aircraft for the summer season.<u1:p></u1:p><u2:p></u2:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u3:p></u3:p>A BA spokeswoman says: “We are reducing our short-haul fleet by five aircraft and we plan to operate the same schedule in summer 2004 as we did this year. This means better aircrafthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BA-to-cut-five-737s-from-Gatwick-operation-275104/
  • British Airways pushes ahead with UK operations reorganisation

    News | 05 Nov 2002 00:00

    <p>MAX KINGSLEY-JONES / BIRMINGHAM</p> <p>British Airways has partly completed the reorganisation of its UK operations, involving the merger of regional divisions under the CitiExpress brand and the reallocation of aircraft between Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester. </p> <p>The move, which is key to the airline's Future Size and Shape review, is due to be completed by the start of its 2003 summer schedules at the end of March. Recently acquired British Regional Airlines (BRAL) has been merged with its wholly owned Brymon Airways arm, which forms the basis of the CitiExpress operation.</p> <p>The other element of the reorganisation is restructuring the BA Regional (BAR) operations at Birmingham and Manchester. These are being brought into the CitiExpress grouping, while ex-BAR Airbus A319s and Boeing 737s are being redeployed to the London airports with BA mainline and replaced by smaller, 110-seat, ex-CityFlyer Express BAE Systems Avro RJ100s which are transferring to the UKhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Airways-pushes-ahead-with-UK-operations-reorganisation-157140/
  • Identity crisis

    News | 01 Oct 2002 00:00

    <p>JUSTIN WASTNAGE / LONDON &amp; CHRISTINA MACKENZIE / PARIS</p> <p>Niche route pioneers, low-cost operators or appendages of mainline carriers, Europe's regional airlines are at a crossroads</p> <p>Exactly what is a regional airline? That is likely to be one of the questions members of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) will be asking themselves as they gather this week for their general assembly in Salzburg, Austria. To join the ERA, you once had to operate aircraft with fewer than 100 seats. Then the net was extended to include airlines operating chiefly between secondary airports.</p> <p>Now aggressive competition from low-cost carriers has led to the association changing the criterion for its 81 members to include all "short-haul airlines". There are reasons for this identity crisis. While the economic downturn has not affected European regionals as badly as their flag carrier counterparts, which depend for a large chunk of their revenue on the North Atlantic markehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Identity-crisis-155607/