bmi regional’s Kalmar to Berlin Tegel and Gothenburg
Kalmar Airport celebrated on 1 September with this fantastic cake bmi regional’s first services to Berlin Tegel and Gothenburg that are operated six times weekly and five times weekly respectively. Cutting the cake are: Ronny Lindberg, MD, Kalmar; and Ian Woodley, Board Director, bmi regional.
Celebrations were marked at Gothenburg Airport with another special ceremony commemorating the launch of bmi regional’s five weekly flights from Kalmar. Cutting the ribbon are: Frank Mertens, Marketing Manager, bmi regional; John Shearer, Quality Manager, bmi regional; Christina Bjernudd, Key Account Manager, Swedavia; Julia Merchant, Airport Services Manager, bmi regional; and Mike McTighe, Head of Airport Services, bmi regional.
- bmi regional, the former subsidiary of bmi, expanded its European network with two new routes from Kalmar (KLR) in Sweden on 1 September, both of which are operated using its 37-seat ERJ 135s. With the longest sector of the two being the 497-kilometre route to Berlin Tegel (TXL) served six times weekly, and the shortest being inaugurated to Gothenburg (GOT) at 266 kilometres with five weekly flights, the carrier will face no competition on either of the two new additions. Noteworthy is the fact that the carrier launched its third route to Gothenburg, as it already serves the Swedish destination from Birmingham and Stavanger with six weekly operations each. Commenting on the route launches from Kalmar, Ian Woodley, Board Director, bmi regional, said: “We are delighted to start these two new routes in partnership with Kalmar Airport. bmi already has extensive experience in Sweden with our existing routes from Gothenburg to Birmingham and Stavanger, Karlstad to Frankfurt, as well as our partnership with Flyglinjen. These new routes improve accessibility to and from Kalmar Airport significantly. From Berlin, there are connections to most parts of the world, and, of course, the flight to Gothenburg will significantly reduce the travel time to West Sweden.” bmi regional is analysed in more detail in this week's airline analysis. See how Gothenburg Airport’s FTWA compares to the others sent in this week from around the world.