- The Great Air Race to London takes place live on radio as 5 journalists fly from Dublin to each of London's airports, with 5 separate carriers. CityJet wins the race to London City Airport, and is first past the finishing post in Oxford Circus by more than 1 hour establishing itself as the "fastest option to London" - just one week after its inaugural flight.
- CityJet is declared Winner of the Best Airline on the Dublin to London Route, along with Airline of the Year by the Irish Airline Transport Users Association (affiliated to Chamber of Commerce in Ireland).
- A new twice daily service from Dublin to Brussels is launched in July.
- CityJet wins the Best Airline on the Dublin to London route for the second time.
- CityJet adds to it's fleet with the arrival of a third BAe146 jet aircraft and begins a code share agreement with Aer Lingus on the Dublin / Manchester / Zurich route, and Dublin to London City route, which ends in December.
- Later in the year, a further two Bae 146 aircraft arrive.
- CityJet and Virgin Atlantic announce the end of their franchise agreement and CityJet goes solo under it's own brand and WX flight code.
- Air France and CityJet begin to talk business and by October, CityJet is operating five rotations per weekday on the Paris CDG to London City route.
- CityJet goes through Examiner-ship process in order to secure new investment.
- Malmo Aviation buys a 43% equity share in CityJet. The partnership focuses joint efforts on the Dublin-London City route by increasing frequency. This partnership ends in December.
- Air France and CityJet launch a new code share twice daily service on the Dublin to Paris CDG route, on the 1st of May.
- Air France and CityJet launch new route from Strasbourg to Paris CDG in October.
- CityJet extends it's aircraft fleet to another type, with the arrival of two Saab 2000 aircraft in March and April.
- The new fleet allows rotations to increase to eight per day on Dublin to London City route, Strasbourg to London City route continues with the Saab aircraft, and the arrival of a third Saab aircraft in May, sees a new route launch from Dublin to East Midlands Airport.
- A Fifth BAe 146 jet arrives, making a combined fleet of eight aircraft.
- In March 1999, CityJet becomes an Air France partner, migrating to the AF flight code and brand.
- Air France by CityJet the new brand is launched as CityJet becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Air France.
- CityJet cease operating the Saab 20 aircraft type and aim to grow BAe 146 jet aircraft fleet.
- CityJet's route network continues to grow under the parent company Air France.
- Paris Charles De Gaulle to Gothenburg and Edinburgh and Florence routes begin.
- On the 3rd March, CityJet moves its headquarters to new offices in Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
- Charles De Gaulle to Zurich now operated by CityJet on behalf of Air France. CityJet now has 14 Aircraft.
- CityJet's fleet now numbers 16 BAe 16 jet aircraft.
- Paris CDG to Amsterdam, Strasbourg, Basel/Mulhouse, Zurich
- CityJet begins operating Paris CDG to Birmingham route. The airline now has eighteen aircraft and operates 8 franchise routes for Air France as Air France by CityJet.
- CityJet announce a fleet replacement plan to upgrade the entire fleet. The plan is for the acquisition of 23 AVRO RJ85 aircraft.
- CityJet are now operating approx 86 scheduled sectors per day on 8 franchise routes for Air France with 20 Aircraft.
- A new network is launched out of London City Airport, called CityJet for Air France. Six new routes are announced during the year with Dundee and Edinburgh to be operated on a codeshare basis with Scot Airways.
- Air France-KLM acquires VLM Airlines from Panta Holdings B.V. VLM Airlines will actively cooperate with CityJet, as both have extensive operations out of London City Airport.
- CityJet wins Airline of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (Bronze Award).
- Cityjet inaugurates a new maintenance hangar at Dublin Airport.
- VLM Airlines has been named Best Regional Airline for Europe and Best Cabin Staff Western Europe, in the World Airline Awards 2008.
- CityJet wins Airline of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (Silver Award).
- CityJet becomes the main official sponsor of London Irish Rugby club, also known as The Exiles.
- VLM Airlines and CityJet come together to become the number 1 choice for business travellers flying to London City Airport.
CityJet becomes the brand name for both airlines from June.
The airline now has a combined fleet of 45 aircraft - Fokker-50s and AVRO RJ 85 jet aircraft and fly to 12 European city destinations from London City Airport.
- CityJet launches it's biggest advertising campaign London is our Lounge in London in September.
-In January, CityJet launched their social media channels, linked to the website and producing content which set them apart from most other airlines in Europe.
-CityJet Renews London Irish Sponsorship continuing to act as the club's principal sponsor for the 2010/11 season.
-CityJet team up with Leinster Rugby. We are the official airline to Leinster Rugby carrying the team around Europe for their away fixtures.
-CityJet was named as the most punctual airline in Europe across the summer months with an average On Time Performance of 93.26%* across its route network, with some routes operating at 100% OTP.
-A new Chief Executive, Christine Ourmières, joins the company after the departure of former CEO Geoffrey O'Byrne White.
-In October CityJet launched their "This is how I fly" campaign. A ground breaking initiative guaranteeing its customers will "fly hassle free", but if they didn't then passengers had the opportunity to trial the airline’s service again – for free.