Bye bye Baby

Old Sep 9, 12, 2:13 am
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Angry Bye bye Baby

Not even slightly OT considering its owned by IAG, but today is the last day of operations at BMI Baby.

Several tribute videos have been posted on youtube including this one

Id like to wish the crews and staff in generall at BMI Baby all the very best for the future, I very much hope that they all find future employment


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Old Sep 9, 12, 2:45 am
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Another sad day for British aviation.
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Old Sep 9, 12, 3:38 am
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Another sad day for British aviation.
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Another sad day for British aviation.
My commiseration to the staff as losing your job is never a nice thing but, on the basis of my personal experience of bmibaby, I will most definitely not miss an airline with a tendency to behave like a cowboy outfit and out-Ryanair Ryanair.
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Bye bye Baby

Good luck to them all. Not nice for anyone to lose their jobs
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My only ever experience of bmi baby was of a shambolic outfit of lunatics who had no means of dealing with customers and contravened every EU regulation.

To be dealt with in such contempt ensured I never flew with them ever again.

To them I say - good riddance.
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Old Sep 9, 12, 8:09 am
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My commiseration to the staff as losing your job is never a nice thing but, on the basis of my personal experience of bmibaby, I will most definitely not miss an airline with a tendency to behave like a cowboy outfit and out-Ryanair Ryanair.
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My only ever experience of bmi baby was of a shambolic outfit of lunatics who had no means of dealing with customers and contravened every EU regulation.

To be dealt with in such contempt ensured I never flew with them ever again.

To them I say - good riddance.
I'm in the same boat as you guys. Sorry for the frontline staff, but have to say I will not miss the airline in the slightest.
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Old Sep 9, 12, 8:58 am
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Not even slightly OT
Come now... this isn't the IAG forum! No more relevant here than the IB forum!

If only there was a dedicated BMI forum
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Old Sep 9, 12, 9:01 am
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Originally Posted by cornishsimon View Post
Not even slightly OT
Come now... this isn't the IAG forum! No more relevant here than the IB forum!

If only there was a dedicated BMI forum

Seriously ?


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Seriously ?


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Not completely serious.

But, I did wonder why you choose to start a tribute thread in the British Airways forum and yet there is no mention at all of the passing in the dedicated BMI forum.

I thought you must have considered this yourself anyway as you opened the thread justifying that it is OnTopic.
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Seriously ?


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Not completely serious.

But, I did wonder why you choose to start a tribute thread in the British Airways forum and yet there is no mention at all of the passing in the dedicated BMI forum.

I thought you must have considered this yourself anyway as you opened the thread justifying that it is OnTopic.

Simply because I'm not really that familiar with the bmi forum, and there is no IAG forum. Plus also, the bmi forum isn't exactly all that active now

But there has been talk about the aircraft possibly transferring to BA at gatters. Something which now doesn't look like is happening.

At the end of the day, currently bmi baby is owned by IAG who also own BA, and today will see lots more people employed in aviation out of jobs, just thought it worthy of a thread on the BA forum.



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Old Sep 9, 12, 10:18 am
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Originally Posted by cornishsimon View Post
just thought it worthy of a thread on the BA forum.
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Old Sep 9, 12, 10:21 am
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I think I flew with them once or was it BMI Daddy? Only an hour or so, UK Domestic, so it really had little impact on me at all.

However, I will offer my best wishes to the people.
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I'm in the same boat as you guys. Sorry for the frontline staff, but have to say I will not miss the airline in the slightest.
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Old Sep 9, 12, 10:30 am
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Obviously a shame for the staff.

I reckon they should have turned all of bmi into Baby....they might still have been a going concern if they had.
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