England on Sale From Chicago on bmi From $239 Each Way Until June 10

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ — bmi is offering a fare sale on its daily transatlantic flights from Chicago to Manchester for travel April 1 through June 10, 2006 for $239 each way in economy, $489 in premium economy and $1489 in business class. The fare sale begins today through Feb. 16, 2006. To London and the Scottish cities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow, via Manchester, the fare each way is $255 in economy, $505 in premium economy and $1505 in business class.

A stopover in Manchester in either direction on the London or Scottish fares is permitted at no additional cost.

These sale fares are non-refundable and require three nights or Saturday overnight stay. Changes can be made after departure for a $150 fee. Children’s fares are also available at a reduced rate. The fares each way are based on required roundtrip purchase and exclude taxes and service fees that vary from $100 to $210, depending on the fare class. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours of making a reservation. There is a blackout period from between April 11 and 22 due to the holiday season.

Travelers from Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, St. Louis, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle can also take advantage of similar sale fares on service from these cities to England, connecting in Chicago on bmi from Star Alliance partner United Airlines flights.

bmi’s transatlantic service features the Airbus A330 aircraft with three classes of service and offers state-of-the-art video equipment with individual seat back screens featuring 16 audio and 20 video channels as well as the latest Nintendo(TM) and classic PC games. Passengers also have a bird’s eye view of their journey throughout the flight as a result of cameras mounted on the nose and belly of the aircraft.

Business class passengers receive extra pampering with their own chef, catering to their culinary tastes on every transatlantic flight. Using convection ovens, steamers and even a saucepan, the chef (trained as a bmi flight attendant) prepares the meals according to the passengers’ preferences.

As a member of Star Alliance, bmi passengers can earn miles on any Star Alliance member’s frequent flyer program when flying bmi including United Airlines.

For assistance with reservations or flight details, visit bmi’s USA web site at flybmi.com or phone bmi’s reservations at (800) 788-0555.

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