12-Nov-2009 12:10 PM

bmi reportedly receives little interest over London Heathrow Airport slots

bmi reportedly received little interest over plans to sell slots at London Heathrow Airport, despite talks with a number of carriers (The Times, 12-Nov-2009). bmi owns approximately 11.5% of the airport's slots (BBC News, 11-Nov-2009).The carrier has stated it is confident it will be able to survive, despite reporting a loss of GBP155 million last year, attributed to the global financial downturn, fuel prices and issues at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5.