No time to waste ! : BA start BMI Codeshare routes tomorrow (5th April)

Posted: April 4, 2012 in Airlines, Asia, Aviation & Airports (General News), Heathrow, Middle East
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Hot on the heels of the news last week, that EU Regulators had approved the sale of Lufthansa owned beleagured airline BMI to British Airways, new codesharing details have been released just today.

BA to start codesharing on selected BMI services tomorrow 5th April 12: Photo: Alamy

Starting tomorrow (5th April 2012), British Airways have announced that codesharing will start on selected BMI services.

Codeshare routes, originating from London Heathrow

  • Yerevan, Armmenia
  • Baku, Azerbaijan onwards to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan & Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Beirut, Lebanon – Khartoum,

Codeshare flight number range is BA8050 – 8099, except those marked with ^ (BA7020 – 7029)
*BA is not offering codeshare service to Amman on bmi flight


Approval was granted by EU Regulators last week for the purchase of BMI by BA’s parent company IAG to proceed but conditions were inposed or offered. BA conceeded to teh sale of 14 Bmi slot pairs to it’s competitors. Completion of the deal is likely to conclude by 20th April.

Original route data from

Chris Newman
4th April 2012

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