Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Boeing 737-500 British Midland
Registration: G-BVKC Type: 737-59D Engines: 2 × CFMI CFM56-3C1 Serial Number: 24695 First flight: Jun 1, 1990
British Midland Airways Limited (trading at various times throughout its history as British Midland, bmi British Midland, bmi or British Midland International) was an airline with its head office in Donington Hall in Castle Donington, close to East Midlands Airport, in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1938 as a training base for pilots, called Air Schools Ltd. Since 1949, the airline has been known as Derby Aviation. It was renamed Derby Airways in 1959 and British Midland Airways in 1964. In 1986, the name changed to British Midland. In 2001 – BMI British Midland, and in 2002 becomes bmi. The airline flew to destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Central Asia from its operational base at Heathrow Airport.