LONDON, Jan. 5, 2011 /CNW/ -- bmi, British Midland International, the second largest airline operating from London Heathrow, has today launched a worldwide seat sale on flights from Canada to destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. Customers booking by Jan. 25, 2011 can take advantage of fantastic values on economy and business class fares to a range of destinations across bmi's worldwide network. Flights are valid for travel until Dec. 15, 2011 and are available to book now at www.flybmi.com. Flights between Canada and London Heathrow are operated by and in conjunction with code share partner Air Canada.
Great savings in economy and business classes on bmi routes from Canada to the Middle East, Africa, Russia and CIS countries, for sale Jan. 5 - 25, 2011 include (excluding taxes and fees)*:
-- Toronto to Amman from $390*
-- Montreal to Beirut from $325*
-- Ottawa to Cairo from $388*
-- Calgary to Moscow from $375*
-- Halifax to Tehran from $348*
-- Edmonton to Almaty from $595*
*Each way based on a required round trip purchase, plus taxes and fees of up to $200. Fares shown are economy for low season travel and will vary by travel date and origin.
Travel in Style
Business class customers traveling to Saudi Arabia can now enjoy freshly prepared meals onboard and fully flat beds with 82 inches of legroom onboard the A330 aircraft. Sample business class fares to Saudi Arabia (excluding taxes and fees)*:
-- Ottawa to Dammam from just $2,750*
-- Montreal to Riyadh from just $2,750*
-- Toronto to Jeddah from just $2,750*
Sample business class fares to other destinations (excluding taxes and
-- Toronto to Moscow from just $1,250*
-- Montreal to Amman from just $2,450*
-- Vancouver to Damascus from just $3,950*
-- Calgary to Tehran from just $3,150*
*Each way based on a required round trip purchase, plus taxes and fees of up to $200. Fares shown are for low season travel and will vary by travel date and origin. All travel must be completed by Dec. 15, 2011.
Parents with children aged between two and 11 pay just 75 percent of the sale cost of an adult flight while those with children under the age of two who require a seat pay just ten percent of the adult sale fare.**
Travelers to bmi's international destinations can take advantage of bmi's new international lounge, the Great British Lounge in London Heathrow Terminal One. The flagship lounge is open to bmi business class, Diamond Club (Gold and Silver) and Star Alliance Gold customers and has been created with customer comforts in mind, providing a stylish environment in which to work, relax, dine and refresh.
Notes to editors:
*Subject to availability. Sample fares shown are each way excluding taxes and fees based on a required round trip purchase and are for low season travel. All travel must be completed by Dec. 15, 2011. Fares will vary by gateway and travel period. Gateways from Canada are Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. The flights from Canada to London Heathrow are operated by Star Alliance and code share partner Air Canada.
**Applicable for both Economy and Business class tickets.
For further information: Paul Charles / Julia Perowne / Elizabeth Morrison at LEWIS PR in the United Kingdom, 011 44 207 802 2626, email@example.com; or the bmi press office in the United Kingdom, 011 44 1332 854687, firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.flybmi.com