bmibaby offer flights from East Mids to MIPIM | 2012 | bmibaby travel news

Midlands property industry gears up with less than six weeks until MIPIM


With less than six weeks until the world famous MIPIM conference in Cannes, seats are selling fast on special services from Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport to Nice.


Introduced in response to popular demand, bmibaby is the only airline to offer flights to the conference from East Midlands Airport with a service departing on 6 March and returning on 9 March 2012.


Courtesy of bmibaby, customers travelling on this flight will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast at East Midlands Airport before they fly.


Customers travelling from Birmingham can take advantage of six extra flights that have been added to the schedule. In total, bmibaby will operate 12 flights between Birmingham and Nice over the course of the event allowing conference-goers to travel at a time that best suits them.


Julian Carr, managing director, bmibaby, commented:


“We are delighted to work with both East Midlands and Birmingham Airport to provide these additional services and make it easier for property professionals to get over to MIPIM. Demand is always high at this time of year and we’re expecting to carry more than 2,000 customers during this busy time.”


Lorraine Baggs, Trade & Investment Manager, Invest in Nottingham, commented:


“It is great to work with East Midlands Airport and bmibaby to enable this flight to happen. This is further proof that the economy in the East Midlands is far from stagnant. We have a very strong team of professionals in Team Nottingham heading out to MIPIM this year and will be promoting the city and regions transport infrastructure as one of our key strengths”


MIPIM is the world’s premier real estate event and runs from 6-9 March 2012 in Cannes. Renowned for being the event in the calendar for the international property industry, the show attracted 18,000 attendees from across the globe in 2011.