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flybmi appoints Sales Manager UK

Thu 12 Jul 2018
flybmi has appointed Craig Musson as Sales Manager UK as the airline continues its plans to expand and grow its routes and passenger numbers over the coming years.

flybmi has appointed Craig Musson as Sales Manager UK as the airline continues its plans to expand and grow its routes and passenger numbers over the coming years. Musson will be reporting into Fabrice Binet, Director of Sales & Business Development joins the airline as it undergoes a rebrand to become flybmi.

Musson brings 28 years of aviation experience to the airline having most recently held corporate regional sales management positions with Qatar Airways and American Airlines. He will be responsible for developing corporate business at flybmi’s biggest hub in Bristol where the airline currently operates flights to cities in Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, UK and Belgium.

flybmi Chief Commercial Officer, Jochen Schnadt said: “As we continue to drive flybmi forward to unlock growth opportunities across the UK and Europe, our focus remains to provide a professional and reliable service. Our strategy will be to continue to service niche markets not currently offered by other airlines. Craig will play a pivotal role in this continued development as his expertise in business development and customer retention makes him an ideal candidate for this role at a time when the airline is continuing to develop our product offering in line with the demands of a modern traveller.”

Musson said: “I’m excited to join flybmi at a time when the airline is undergoing significant changes in creating a brand that appeals to both the business and leisure markets. While my core role will be to develop the corporate arm of the business, I believe my background in working with various global airlines will allow me to be nimble and flexible in my negotiations.”

flybmi currently operates a 19-strong all jet fleet serving a network of 43 destinations across the UK and Europe. The airline operates a transparent pricing system with all fares inclusive of allocated seating, 23kg hold luggage and complimentary in-flight drinks and snacks. flybmi currently serves nine routes from Bristol including Aberdeen, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Paris, with further routes available through connections within Europe.

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About flybmi:

flybmi operates an all-jet fleet comprising 19 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates over 600 scheduled flights a week across a network of 43 destinations in 10 European countries and employs more than 400 staff. The airline also operates an extensive ad-hoc charter business and flies on a contract basis on behalf of other carriers. Its scheduled network includes Oslo and Stavanger in Norway; Brussels in Belgium; Esbjerg in Denmark; Nantes and Paris in France; Brno in Czech Republic; Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Nuremberg, Rostock, Munich, Saarbrücken and Stuttgart in Germany; Milan Malpensa, Milan Bergamo, Bari, Bologna, Florence, Venice and Verona in Italy; Lublin in Poland; Jonkoping, Norrkoping, Gothenburg and Karlstad in Sweden and Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Derry, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Kirkwall, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle, Stornaway, Sumburgh and Wick in the UK.