BMI to start flights to Tel Aviv

BMI is the second-largest airline operating out of London's Heathrow airport.

BMI 88 (photo credit: Courtesy)
BMI 88
(photo credit: Courtesy)
BMI, the second-largest airline operating out of London's Heathrow airport, will launch aviation relations with Israel on March 13, the company announced Wednesday. BMI's first flight from Heathrow to Ben-Gurion Airport will include a delegation of British journalists and BMI CEO Nigel Turner, who will participate in a formal reception. They will be hosted by Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai and the Tourism Ministry.