The acquisition of bmi mainline will give British Airways an additional 56 average daily slots at Heathrow, of which up to 14 will be available to other carriers. Retained slots will be used to expand BA's operations at Heathrow with new destinations and more schedules.
Discussions with potential buyers for bmibaby and bmi Regional are continuing.
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