Massive job cuts at bmi

Old Jun 12, 03, 6:07 am
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Massive job cuts at bmi

BBC website reports 1500 redundancies, 33% of staff!
Also, to switch to an all airbus fleet, 737s packed off to baby.



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Old Jun 12, 03, 11:58 pm
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BMI Plans Painless Job Cuts

The UK's second largest airline, bmi British Midland, confirmed today that it is planning to reduce the size of its work force but insisted that it has no intention of making employees redundant...

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Old Jun 13, 03, 5:32 am
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- bmi baby investigating opening base at a London airport

Quote from "We need a stronger base (for BMIbaby) in the UK," said Sir Michael [Bishop]. "We must go to the south-east."

- if bmi baby is a success it may be demerged within a couple of years (no surprises there)

- bmi in negotiation with Airbus for up to 8 A319 aircraft.
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