Friday, November 02, 2007

BMI doubles Mileage Plus miles for new routes

The British airline BMI has launched 17 new destinations from its hub at London Heathrow Airport this week. To promote the new routes, the airline has partnered with Star Alliance partner United Airlines to offer members of United's Mileage Plus frequent flyer programme double miles when flying to the new destinations. To qualify for the offer, passengers must be a member of Mileage Plus and all flight miles must be earned in United's frequent flyer programme between the US and London Heathrow by flying United with continuing segments on BMI-operated flights from London Heathrow to one of the 17 new destinations. The bonus may be earned any number of times until 31st December 2007. The new destinations are: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Aleppo, Syria; Almaty, Kazakhstan; Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Baku, Azerbajan; Beirut, Lebanon; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Damascus, Syria; Ekaterinburg, Russia; Freetown, Sierra Leone; Khartoum, Sudan; Tbilisi, Georgia; Tehran, Iran; and Yerevan, Armenia.

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