Effective April 20, 2012, bmi formally withdrew from the Star Alliance® network. MileagePlus® members no longer earn miles or receive further benefits or recognition on bmi-operated flights as of June 1, 2012. Members may claim mileage credit for previously flown bmi-operated flights through May 31, 2013, for flights flown on or before May 31, 2012. Please refer to the requesting mileage credit
section of our site for information on obtaining missing mileage credit. Award tickets issued on or before May 31, 2012, will be honored as ticketed and are valid for one year from date of issue.
bmi is the second largest airline based at London Heathrow airport. bmi operates over 1,800 flights per week to 30 countries including the United Kingdom, Europe, the Russian Federation, North America, the Caribbean and Saudi Arabia.
Codeshare: United Airlines® customers traveling on flight numbers UA7669-7768 will be flying on flights operated by bmi, British Midland International.
Destinations: From Birmingham (BHX); Edinburgh (EDI); Glasgow (GLA); London (LHR) and Manchester (MAN), United Kingdom, to destinations in Europe, Kazakhstan and Jordan.
Earn MileagePlus® miles on all qualifying bmi flights, except as noted in the chart below. You’ll earn miles according to the booking class that you purchase.
To receive mileage credit, present your MileagePlus number when you make reservations and make sure that it appears on your boarding pass at check-in.
The miles you earn on bmi qualify toward MileagePlus Premier® status, with 50% bonus MileagePlus Premier qualifying miles for paid first, business or full-fare economy tickets.
Mileage Accrual Chart
|Eligible BMI fare classes
||MileagePlus Premier qualification|
|Class of service
||Purchased fare class
||Premier qualifying miles
||Premier qualifying segments|
||C, D, J, A, P, Z
|Full Fare Economy
||B, K, M, H, Q, V
||G, O, W, T, N, E
All other fare classes do not accrue mileage. United Airlines® and bmi reserve the right to change the eligible fare classes at any time without notice.
If you purchase a ticket on a flight that is marketed by bmi but operated by another airline (known as a codeshare flight), the operating airline determines how many miles you earn for your flight.
Note that the booking class that appears on your ticket may differ from the booking class that the operating airline uses to determine flight miles earned.
*Premier members earn a minimum of 500 base miles on all eligible purchased fare classes
If you’re a MileagePlus Premier member, you’ll be recognized as a Premier member when flying bmi.
Star Alliance awards enable you to use your MileagePlus miles for award travel to more than 1,000 destinations worldwide, on any Star Alliance airline.
- See our award chart to find out how many miles you'll need, depending on class of service and region of travel. The mileage amounts apply to all Star Alliance carriers, and any combination of carriers.
- You can use miles to fly one-way or roundtrip.
To book award travel on BMI visit United.com. Please note: There is no fee to book online, but there may be a nonrefundable fee of $25 per ticket to book by phone. Award tickets cannot be issued at ticket counters. To contact United Reservations within the United States or Canada, call 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331) or view more contact and language options.