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Feb 18, 2008

Bmi

Bmi will use the 757s to introduce nonstop services from LHR to Almaty and Freetown beginning May 1. Both routes currently are served with a stop. In addition, the airline's new London LHR-Tel Aviv service, which it said is "selling beyond expectations," will upgrade to a 757 from an A320 shortly after the March 13 launch. The introduction of the two 757s also will enable schedule enhancements and increases in capacity to existing A321 destinations. Services from LHR to Yekaterinburg and Yerevan now will not operate to destinations beyond, thus boosting point-to-point capacity. An improved daily schedule between LHR and Tehran will be introduced, while flights to Dakar will be suspended. Feb 15, 2008

Bmi

Bmi's new Boeing aircraft to upgrade its schedule, with new non-stop links to Almaty in Kazakhstan and Freetown from 1 May and increased Israeli frequency that will see six flights per week operate from London Heathrow. Using the new 757s will also enable schedule changes to bmi[sup.1]s existing Airbus A321 operations, with flights from Heathrow to Ekaterinburg and Yerevan now not operating to destinations beyond those cities to improve point to point capacity. Feb 13, 2008

EOS Airlines

EOS Airlines is to start operating London Stansted-Dubai from July 6 - in direct competition with fellow business class only carrier, Silverjet. The Stansted airline also announced today Feb. 11 that it would operate to New York Newark - it already serves JFK - but it is the Dubai service that is attracting attention. Silverjet has been the subject of feverish UK media attention lately and indeed on the same day that EOS announced its new...

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