Based on statistics from the CAA, or Civil Aviation Authority, bmi Regional proved to be the most punctual airline company providing flights from United Kingdom airports in 2009 (BMI Regional is a subsidiary of BMI) With a 4. 77 minute average delay over scheduled take off time, about 93% of the airline's flights got off on time. Typical delays came in at 12. 2 minutes, with an approximate rate of punctuality at 80 percent, for the total of all scheduled airlines, so BMI is a good bit better than average. For the last five years running, BMI has achieved this outstanding accomplishment. Tgoether with United Kingdom bases such as Manchester Airport, Edinburgh Airport, and Birmingham Airport, the airline also runs flights to Zurich, Copenhagen, Brussels, and other final destinations.