Thursday, April 04, 2013
CityJet Limited is an Irish regional airline with headquarters at the Swords Business Campus in Swords, County Dublin, Ireland. It operates at London City Airport, and flies franchise services on behalf of its parent company Air France from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. Since the take over of VLM Airlines, CityJet has some head-office departments located in London and Antwerp, Belgium. The airline owns and operates maintenance facilities at Dublin Airport and Antwerp Airport.
It operates a mixed fleet of Avro RJ85, Dornier 328 and Fokker 50 aircraft on a network out of London City Airport. CityJet competes with BA CityFlyer on flights to Edinburgh and Amsterdam, and Luxair to Luxembourg. It is the sole carrier on its routes to Antwerp, Avignon, Brest, Brive, Deauville, Dublin, Dundee, Eindhoven, Florence, Nantes, Paris, Pau-Pyrénées, Rotterdam, and Toulon-Hyères. A further service from London City Airport to Münster-Osnabruck begins on 29 October 2012.
In the IATA year ending 31 March 2010, CityJet carried just over 1 million passengers on its London City Network.