Bmi discontinued its daily London Heathrow-Mumbai service because of a problem with the landing gear on the A330 it uses on the route, The Times reported. "We have tried without success to locate a suitable replacement unit but the uncertainty of the length of time we will be without the aircraft has also not helped the situation," CEO Nigel Turner told the paper. Repair work will not begin until Oct. 30 at the earliest and bmi said it is not sure when it will relaunch service.
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