Friday, 4 May 2012

Bmibaby collapses, Gib flights end in September

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GIBRALTAR (GibChronicle/Dominique Searle) Low fare carrier bmibaby is set to close later this year, threatening the loss of hundreds of jobs and the ending of its flights. And a statement on the company’s website stated that flights Gibraltar will cease this coming September. Various bmibaby routes, including Gibraltar, that will continue to operate up to and including Sunday, September 9, 2012. The carrier transferred to International Airlines Group, the owners of British Airways, last month, but consultations have now started with unions about its closure in September. The GMB union said it was “devastating” news, especially for the East Midlands, where hundreds of jobs are now threatened with the axe.

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