November 17, 2011 02:30 ET

bmibaby Announce New Flights to Sicily and Menorca Along With Increased Flights to Summer Destinations

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) - bmibaby announced on 10th November 2011 that it will launch two new sunshine routes for summer 2012 and increase frequencies to some of its most popular summer 2012 destinations.

The low cost airline will now offer cheap flights to Catania, Sicily from East Midlands Airport and flights to Mahon, Menorca from Belfast City Airport as part of the summer 2012 flying programme. Flights are on sale now at with fares starting from £44.99 one way including all taxes.

The new route offering cheap flights to Mahon in Menorca from Belfast City Airport will commence on 15 June 2012 and will operate up to twice a week on Monday and Friday until 24 September 2012. Flights to Catania in Sicily will operate once a week on a Sunday from 27 May until 30 September 2012.

In addition, bmibaby will also increase frequencies to some of its most popular summer 2012 routes. From Belfast City Airport, cheap flights to Palma and Faro will now operate up to 3 times a week and flights to Alicante will operate up to 4 times a week. bmibaby will also increase the number of flights to some of its most popular destinations from East Midlands Airport to Barcelona, Murcia and Malta during the summer season.

Julian Carr, managing director, bmibaby, said:

"The new flights from Belfast City Airport to Mahon, Menorca, are a welcome addition to our sunshine flights to Malaga Alicante, Palma, Faro and Ibiza for summer 2012.

"Our new route to Catania, Sicily, also perfectly complements our existing Italian destinations from East Midlands Airport, including Naples, Venice, Alghero and Verona.

"We are delighted to offer even more destinations for summer 2012 and customers can continue to enjoy our great bmibaby service and low fares."

Recently voted Best Low Cost Airline by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveller Magazine, bmibaby offers customers various benefits including allocated seating, online check in and generous baggage allowance of 22kg. bmibaby has launched Fly, FlyPlus and FamilyFly, providing customers with a wide range of added extras, benefits and savings for one set price.

bmibaby has also recently teamed up with the Midlands Co-op to offer customers holidays across all destinations with low deposits and with ATOL protection.

For more information about bmibaby or to book a flight, please visit

About bmibaby

bmibaby was launched in 2002 and operates from five UK bases: East Midlands, Birmingham, Belfast City, Cardiff, and Manchester and offers cheap flights to Europe: Alghero (Sardinia), Alicante, Almeria, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belfast International, Bordeaux, Chambery, Cologne, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Faro, Geneva, Gibraltar, Glasgow International, Ibiza, Ireland West Knock, Jersey, Lisbon, Lourdes, Malaga, Malta, Menorca, Munich, Murcia, Naples, Newquay, Nice, Palma, Paris (CDG), Perpignan, Prague, Rome (Fiumicino), Toulouse, Venice and Verona.

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