Repainting entire streets with an obscure colour schemebmi regional has appointed Benjamin Caja as Sales Manager, Germany, based in Munich.
Croatian born Caja, 37, brings over 10 years’ experience in the aviation industry, most recently as key account manager for Qatar Airways, where he worked for five years. Prior to that Mr Caja has worked with Spanair and Korean Air developing sales for both airlines.
bmi regional Chief Commercial Officer Jochen Schnadt said: “With Munich a key and rapidly growing hub – not only within the bmi regional network, but also providing worldwide connections through our codeshare partner Lufthansa – Germany is a strategically important market for bmi regional in our current operations and future plans.
“Benjamin’s extensive experience of growing markets and implementing sales initiatives will enhance bmi regional’s standing in this strategically important region.”
Caja said: “Discerning travellers in the German market already know bmi regional for its reliability, quality, value and convenience and I am relishing the opportunity to be able to make a significant contribution to bmi regional’s further growth within Germany.”
bmi regional’s all-jet fleet operates a hub at Munich Airport with inter-European connections to Bern (Switzerland), Brno (Czech Republic) and Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and customers can travel onwards via Munich to over 200 worldwide destinations with codeshare partner Lufthansa. In addition, bmi regional offers up to three times daily services to Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg and Dusseldorf from its Bristol base. Furthermore, bmi regional operates up to two times daily services from the Swedish cities of Karlstad and Jonkoping to Frankfurt and daily services between Bremen and Toulouse.
In total, bmi regional operates over 220 weekly flights to and from Germany.