bmi regional’s Aberdeen to Kristiansund
bmi regional celebrated Aberdeen to Kristiansund in Norway with bagpipes, a cake and even a Viking. Enjoying the launch of the five-weekly rotations on 28 August; Roger Hunt (Operations Director, Aberdeen International Airport), Ian Woodley (Chairman, bmi regional) and Jan Emery (Route Development & Marketing Manager, Aberdeen International Airport).
- bmi regional celebrated the launch of its latest new route, linking Aberdeen (ABZ) to Kristiansund (KSU) in Norway. The service which started on 28 August is being offered on weekdays (five-weekly) with no competition. The former subsidiary of British Midland International (BMI), now a fully independent airline, will fly the new 860-kilometre connection using E135s. The CEO of bmi regional, Cathal O’Connell, commented on the launch, saying: “Our new Kristiansund route will link two important energy sector locations and we are especially pleased to be launching the service in time for Offshore Europe 2013”. Celebrations held in Aberdeen included a promotional Viking, bagpipes and an impressive Viking cake. The route becomes Kristiansund’s only current year-round international scheduled service, as its other main scheduled routes are to Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim (all operated by Widerøe), and Oslo (SAS).