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Bmi: airline launches first of three new routes from Birmingham
Posted on 28/02/2017


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The airline has launched one of three new routes from Birmingham, allowing travellers to fly direct to the Austrian town of Graz.

A new twice-weekly service from Bmi regional will link Birmingham Airport to Austria's second city, Graz. The capital city of the southern province of Styria is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its medieval blend of Renaissance and baroque architecture.

Graz: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Graz: UNESCO World Heritage Site

The route is currently the only direct flight from anywhere in the UK and will initially run on Mondays and Fridays, though its frequency will be increased from next month to four times a week. One-way fares start from 99.

"With this new connection between Graz and Birmingham, we are continuing to pursue our strategy of developing tailor-made products for business and leisure travel", said Bmi regional chief commercial officer Jochen Schnadt.

"Given the many issues we are facing in different parts of Europe and the world these days, many people are looking for new experiences in more familiar regions and our new destinations have an abundance of interesting and exciting experiences to offer to customers. We're also happy to once again be bringing the bmi regional level of quality, convenience, service and professionalism to travellers from the Midlands."

A further two routes will be unveiled later this year by the carrier, flying from Birmingham to Sweden's second city, Gothenburg, and Nuremburg in southern Germany. They will both launch on May 8, running six weekly return flights. Fares will start from 79 one way and 89 one way respectively.

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