Careers at bmi regional


bmi regional operates an all-jet fleet comprising 18 Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft. The airline now operates more than 300 scheduled flights a week across a network of 20 destinations in eight European countries and employs more than 400 staff. bmi regional has held the title of the UK’s most punctual airline for the past nine and won Silver Airline of the Year Award 2013 at the European Regional Airlines Awards. The airline’s scheduled network includes Stavanger, Oslo, Harstad-Narvik Airport (Evenes), Kristiansund in Norway, Brussels in Belgium; Esbjerg in Denmark; Toulouse in France; Bremen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich in Germany; Milan in Italy; Gothenburg in Sweden, and Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich in the UK.

Vacancy: Head of Charter Sales

Location: Aberdeen

Grade: R4

Ref No: BD4a

Responsible for driving forward all the non-scheduled activity for bmi regional, the postholder is expected to develop existing client relationships and oversee the Charter Sales team’s activity in terms of increasing revenue for this area of the business.

• Management of all non scheduled flights and programming, including provision of long term cost control
• Negotiating all leasing, charter and corporate shuttle contracts
• Support existing client relationships in addition to identifying and developing new business opportunities
• Responsibility of the Charter Sales department and individuals within it, including managing processes, cost structure, marketing and recruitment
• Liaise with all heads of departments to manage long term projects and ACMI Leases
• Start and manage efficient client and airline contact databases
• Production and reporting of all non-scheduled operational statistics to the board

Required qualifications/experience:

• Operational background
• Intermediate Excel skills 
• Financially and commercially astute
• Previous experience of working within an airline

Desired qualifications/experience:

Previous management experience within Charter Sales


• High standard of communication skills
• Able to multi-task
• Demonstrate initiative
• Able to work cross-functionally
• Able to motivate and provide leadership
• Logical approach to problem solving
• Negotiation skills

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to

Vacancy: Engineering Planning Co-ordinator

Location: Aberdeen

Grade: R3

Ref No: V01APR

Closing date: 25/04/14

Responsibilities are as follows:
• Supervising and daily running of the planning for our Embraer fleet of aircraft - short term and long term
• Planning Scheduled Maintenance and Component Changes using OASES
• Creating and distributing all Work Packs and Orders for Scheduled Maintenance and Component changes
• Issuing Maintenance Plans from Short Term Maintenance up to and including C Checks, and also major component changes
• Chair Weekly Planning Meetings with Engineering/Logistics
• Preparing Line Station Requirements for issue with the 5A’s and C Check packages
• Update the Aircraft Maintenance Programme from the MRBR/SMRD and Company Request Forms
• Ensure that OASES is updated and accurately reflects the requirements of the Aircraft Maintenance Programme
• Monitoring Fleet utilisation for maintenance planning
• Liaise with Technical Records
• Liaise with Operations to confirm availability of aircraft for maintenance
• All duties to be performed in line with CAA regulations and company procedures

The successful applicant should have experience in a similar engineering role and also experience of OASES or a similar engineering system would be advantageous. Candidates should be organised, flexible, demonstrate initiative, be able to communicate clearly and concisely and have good attention to detail. Also computer literacy and sound knowledge of MS Office packages is required. Must be a team player but also be able to work independently. Must be fully conversant with spoken and written English and have strong communication skills.

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to

Vacancy: Regional Sales Executive

Location: Aberdeen

Grade: R1

Ref No: V02FEB

Closing date: 25/04/14

A vacancy has arisen for a Regional Sales Executive based in Aberdeen.

The position is responsible for the management and retention of existing business/leisure clients as well as identifying and developing new business.

The role works closely with internal departments to ensure objectives are fulfilled e.g. Revenue Management and Marketing.

The key responsibilities for the role are as follows:-

1. Managing a key client-base of business/leisure agents through field sales/telephone account-management

2. Providing a high level of support and customer service to clients

3. Visiting national/multiple TMC locations, providing updates and training where necessary

4. Account managing a small portfolio of corporate clients, including negotiation of commercial agreements

5. Achieving set revenue and market share targets

6. Maximise revenue growth of Online Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Consolidators

7. Obtaining market intelligence and providing competitor activity and pricing feedback

8. Monitor sales performance and introduce tactical sales strategies to optimise revenues

9. Increasing industry awareness of brand/products and capitalise on promotional opportunities

10. Developing and implementing business plans and sales strategies to retain and increase revenue

The ideal candidate will have had experience of all elements of sales and an in-depth understanding of account management and negotiation techniques. They should be financially and commercially astute with strong analytical and numerical skills. We are looking for an energetic and engaging individual who is flexible about their duties and is able to work in a dynamic and demanding environment. Must be prepared to travel considerably.

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to

Embraer 145 Type rated B1/B2 Engineers required - Aberdeen and Bristol

bmi regional is the most punctual UK airline for 8 years running and has recently been awarded the prestigious ERA silver airline of the year 2013.

Due to continued expansion, bmi regional have an immediate requirement for Embraer 135/145 type rated EASA Part 66 B1 and B2 Engineers for positions in Aberdeen and Bristol.

Additional ratings on Airbus A320 family would be advantageous but not essential. Duties include line maintenance with the performance of A checks carried out at Aberdeen.

Engineers are expected to support charter work and long term ACMI contracts both in the UK and abroad. The ability to be able to work shifts is essential.

An attractive benefits package is available.

To apply simply email your CV and covering letter to