Flight International online news 10:00GMT: Star
BMI launched the six-times weekly
Chief executive Nigel Turner said: “The suspension of the Manchester service was in large part caused by the failure of UK, and latterly European Union, officials to agree an ‘open skies’ deal with the USA.”
The company added that
BMI will therefore shift its focus to
The airline had formerly used Airbus A330 widebodies on the Manchester-Washington route but moved to a lower-capacity aircraft earlier this year by introducing a wet-leased Icelandair Boeing 757 to operate the service.