Bmi is one of the newest members of the big, happy Lufthansa family, and it’s been interesting to see where Mother Lufthansa play with the airline to make it fit into its larger route network. Yesterday we saw that happen a bit with the announcement between bmi and fellow Lufthansa subsidiary Swiss. That’s an extension of a partnership that started earlier this year with Swiss entering the
The codeshare is pretty simple to understand as it is quite wide -ranging: all UK to Switzerland routes. In a press release bmi says “will allow bmi to offer fares between Zurich, Geneva and Basel from London Heathrow, London City, Manchester, Birmingham International and Edinburgh and improve connections between Switzerland and the wider bmi network.”
But, in addition to this codeshare, we’ve seen some other interesting moves within the Lufthansa family. For example, bmi is launching flights, a market that is currently served by Austrian as well. And shows some interesting moves bmi has been making with its sister airlines in some other markets.