TITLE

BMI increases regional links

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/7/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 36, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that BMI is expanding its Middle East operations, adding six destinations in the region to its network. The British airline will launch flights to Amman, Beirut, Damascus, Aleppo, Khartoum and Tehran on September 28, 2007. BMI announced in August that it will open a London-Cairo route in November. Flights to Dammam and Kuwait could also be added by the end of 2007. BMI already flies to Riyadh and Jeddah, having picked up the routes when British Airways pulled out of the kingdom in 2005.
ACCESSION #
26885907

 

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