UK-based airline bmi regional will discontinue operations on 5 routes as well as 3 bases in the UK as part of a review of its operations.
The airline will cease flights at its bases in Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester airports during the late November 2013 to early January 2014 period. The routes being axed are Manchester to Edinburgh, Manchester to Antwerp, Birmingham to Billund, Edinburgh to Copenhagen and Edinburgh to Brussels.
The airline will keep Aberdeen and Bristol as its main hubs. bmi regional has recently announced new flights between Newcastle and Brussels and between Aberdeen and Oslo.
bmi regional became independent in 2012 after its parent BMI was acquired by International Airlines Group, the parent of British Airways and Iberia.