Did you know that registration to Civilian Aviation is completely free and brings you lots of added features? Find out more....

Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Photo topics with a theme of any kind. Any member may start one and everybody can add to it!
Post Reply
upnorth
Posts: 157
Joined: Tue May 17, 2011 3:45 pm
Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Post by upnorth » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:36 pm

With the news of BMI Regional's bankruptcy coming down this weekend, I thought maybe we could have something of a memorial thread to them.

I personally never used their services, but I will miss their Embraer jets that have been coming and going from my local airport in Brno, Czech Republic (LKTB/BRQ) since 2016 running the route between here and Munich.

Here's some BMI Regiaonal birds I've snapped over the years:

ERJ-145 at Brno (7.7.2016)
Image
Image
Image

ERJ-145 at Brno (31.8.2016)
Image
Image

ERJ-145 at Brno (7.12.2017)
Image

ERJ-145 at brno (30.10.2018)
Image

A320s at London-Heathrow (6.7.2012)
Image
Image

Let's see your BMI Regional shots
My Blogs

Pickled Wings Vintage and preserved aircraft blog: http://pickledwings.wordpress.com/

Beyond Prague Traveling the Czech Republic outside of the capital: http://beyondprague.wordpress.com/

User avatar
Mike
Administrator, SPOTM winner & a close 3rd place too!
Posts: 8125
Joined: Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:46 pm
Location: Up North.

Re: Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Post by Mike » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:53 pm

Great shots there and thanks for posting them, I'll have a look in my archives and post mine when I get some time. :thumb:

Your last 2 shots are of a BMI A320 and an A319 - BMI ceased operations in 2012 and these aircraft were integrated into the British Airways fleet when IAG bought the BMI group from Lufthansa, BMI Regional was sold to Sector Aviation Holdings in May 2012 and operated under the "flybmi" brand until it went into administration on 16 February 2019.
All very confusing but this should explain all :-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_M ... ernational :)

The flyBMI fleet as at 16/02/19 :- http://www.jethros.org.uk/fleets/fleet_ ... flybmi.htm
Image

Please support our monthly photo competitions by entering and/or by voting !

My Airliners.net photos

User avatar
Cessna954
POTM & SPOTM winner
Posts: 630
Joined: Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:30 pm

Re: Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Post by Cessna954 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:59 pm

Here's my contribution to a tribute to an airline / livery that will be missed at UK airports.

The British Midland Regional brand of British Midland started as Business Air when both were owned by Lufthansa
Image19960220-Glasgow-2 by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

Parent company A330 and Regional 145 at Manchester
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-RJXF by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

Before the sale of BMI to IAG, the Regional jets were regulars in to Heathrow
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-RJXG by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

They were also part of the Star Allinace Group
ImageBMI Regional Star Alliance Embraer 145 G-RJXI by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

A former BA Connect 145 at Lulsgate
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-EMBI by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

Bristol became a hub for BM Regional when they seperated from the parent company
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-RJXE by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

They operated the Agusta-Westland shuttle to Milan Linate, initially from RNAS Yeovilton and then Bristol where it became a scheduled service shared with Agusta employees.
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-RJXD by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

I'm going to miss this livery at our airports
ImageBMI Regional Embraer 145 G-RJXR by Neil D. Brant, on Flickr

Neil

acw367
POTM & SPOTM winner
Posts: 295
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:31 am

Re: Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Post by acw367 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:45 pm

G-EMBJ Embraer ERJ 145EU bmi regional Birmingham 8 October 2017

ImageG-EMBJ Birmingham 8 October 2017 by ACW367, on Flickr

G-RJXO Embraer ERJ 145MP bmi Regional Heathrow 31 August 2009

ImageG-RJXO Heathrow 31 August 2009 by ACW367, on Flickr

Enjoy ACW367

GCIJem
Posts: 183
Joined: Mon May 01, 2017 4:23 pm

Re: Remembering BMI Regional (1987-2019)

Post by GCIJem » Sun May 12, 2019 6:58 pm

Image
Image
Image
Pics taken as record shots only - no competition entries here :)

Post Reply

Return to “Themed photo topics”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest