02 May bmi regional commence daily route to City of Derry Airport
In a move that could improve connectivity for business and leisure travellers bmi regional commenced its new service between London Stansted and City of Derry Airport, with dignitaries from both destinations there to celebrate the launch.
Passengers arriving on the first inbound flight and the connecting outbound flight were treated to cake and coffee to celebrate the launch.
The service is the latest in a host of new routes for bmi regional and will offer twice daily rotations every day except Saturdays. The convenient timetables will appeal to both business and leisure travellers, making it easy to do the round-trip in a day.
Jochen Schnadt, chief commercial officer of bmi regional said “The launch of this important new route, bmi regional’s first to/from Northern Ireland, connects business and leisure travellers from the capital and East Anglia to the North West region of Ireland. Given Derry’s recent and sustained period of economic growth, significant investment in new jobs and the various future growth projects, we are positive that the enhanced double-daily connectivity bmi regional’s new service offers will generate additional activity in the market. It has become one of our fastest selling route launches and we are very pleased with customer acceptance of our latest service.”