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First Superjet SSJ100 delivered

24/05/2016CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today took delivery in Italy of its first Superjet SSJ100 aircraft.

London to Cork discontinued

12/05/2016CityJet today announced that it is to discontinue its service from Cork to London City Airport with effect from 26th June. The scheduled service commenced last October.

Sponsors of London GAA

05/05/2016The airline, which has its major hub at London City Airport, is the new title sponsor of both London senior football and senior hurling championships.

FAI Official Airline Partner

15/03/2016The announcement was made at the FAI headquarters at Abbotstown, Dublin, which was attended by the FAI Chief Executive John Delaney, team manager Martin O’Neill and Pat Byrne, Executive Chairman, CityJet.

Kinsale 7s Rugby

03/03/2016CityJet is to partner the Kinsale 7s which takes place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend

Customer Contact Centre

02/03/2016The new facility has created 18 new jobs at the airline and replaces its previously-outsourced facility which was located in Mauritius.

New routes in France

27/01/2016The airline will operate weekly service from Bastia to Avignon and Beziers, commencing on 25th June and running until 3rd September.

ExCeL London Partners

14/12/2015One of Europe’s leading regional airlines is to team up with the UK’s top convention and exhibition centre in a partnership that will provide unrivalled access and facilities in the growing events market.

Business Airline of The Year

09/12/2015CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, has been named Business Airline of the Year 2015 by Chambers Ireland, the largest business organisation in the country.

Summer from the City

23/10/2015CityJet, the European regional airline, today announced its summer 2016 programme from London City Airport which will see the carrier return to both Avignon and Toulon with an extended programme for the season.

15 Superjet SSJ100s

13/10/2015CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today announced that it has agreed to take delivery of 15 Superjet SSJ100 passenger aircraft from Superjet International, commencing next year.

France From Cork

08/10/2015The airline is to commence services next Summer from Cork to the French cities of Nantes and La Rochelle. The carrier will fly from 18th June, 2016

Cork to London City Airport

02/10/2015CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today launched its inaugural flights between Cork and London City Airport.

CityJet to Fly New Aircraft For SAS

01/10/2015Irish airline CityJet has been awarded a major wet lease contract by SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) to operate a network of regional routes from Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm . Commencing in March 2016

Airline Announces Plans to Open New Dublin Call Centre

04/09/2015Dublin, Friday, 4th September, 2015: CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today unveiled its new brand and earmarked plans for future expansion, investment and job creation.

CityJet Releases Compilation Video of Recent Events and Promotions

19/08/2015Check out some of our most recent promotions and events from 2015.

CityJet Records Busiest Month On Dublin to London City Route

18/08/2015Cityjet, the Irish European regional airline, has recorded its busiest month on its Dublin to London City Airport route since its foundation.

CityJet Announces 18 Flights Weekly On New Cork to London City Route

01/07/2015CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today announced that it is to fly 18 times weekly between Cork Airport and London City Airport, commencing on October 1st. 

Cityjet Announces End to Cardiff Services

20/05/2015CityJet has today announced that it is to end its services from Cardiff to Edinburgh and Paris from June 30th. This arises after a decision by Cardiff Airport’s authorities to enter into a support agreement with another airline to serve these two routes in direct competition with CityJet.

CityJet tracks growth strategy after completion of refinancing deal

14/01/2015CityJet tracks growth strategy after completion of refinancing dealIndependent regional European carrier says restructuring programme ahead of schedule

CityJet Introduces Self Bag Tagging at London City Airport

25/09/2014CityJet today introduced the Sonic ‘phase 5’ Self Bag Tag system at London City Airport, reducing check-in time from a couple of minutes to just 50 seconds.

Family Half Term Breaks With CityJet

23/06/2014Why not treat the family to a city break. CityJet flies to 20 destinations across Europe from the heart of London, Cardiff and Cambridge, offering a range of flights to cities including Paris, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Dublin.

CityJet becomes...

01/05/2014CityJet announced today their new independence as a European regional airline with new shareholders INTRO Aviation GmbH through an Irish holding company. The new shareholders bring with them strong leadership and wealth of aviation experience having previously established Eurowings AG and turning around Deutsche BA (dba) and LTU GmbH (LTU).

CityJet announces new routes from Cambridge

28/04/2014CityJet announced today that it will be adding two more routes to its network this year, with flights launching from Cambridge International Airport to Dublin and Amsterdam. Operated by a Fokker 50 aircraft, with a capacity of 50, flights will start on 12th May and will be bookable from today, 28th April. The route to Dublin will operate twice-da

CityJet Aircraft to Be Named After 'Ultimate Welsh Icon'

03/04/2014As it adds two new routes from Cardiff Airport, CityJet is to name one of its aircraft after the 'ultimate Welsh icon', to be chosen by the people of Wales.

Flying Blue changes

28/03/2014If you are a Flying Blue member, we would like to inform you of some changes in earning and spending possibilities the Flying Blue frequent flyer programme. Due to the launch of our own independent airline code WX on the 30th March.

CityValue, now even better value!

26/03/2014At CityJet, we are happy to announce exciting updates to our core services. In order to increase the value of a passengers’ ticket, we’ve withdrawn our restricted no-frills CitySaver prices and amalgamated these into our CityValue fares.

CityJet Commits to Cardiff Airport

30/01/2014Chief Executive of CityJet, Christine Ourmières, has expressed the company’s commitment to Cardiff Airport after the airline began operating Glasgow and Paris flights from the Welsh capital.

Romantic Getaways

27/01/2014Whisk your loved one away this Valentine’s day to some of Europe’s most romantic cities. CityJet, flying from the heart of London and Cardiff, offers a range of flights to 19 European destinations in countries including the UK, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.

CityJet Celebrates Twenty Years of Service

13/01/2014On January 10, 1994 CityJet operated its very first flight as an airline with service between Dublin and London City Airport. These first flights between the two airports were operated with a Virgin Atlantic code under a franchise agreement, and was the only scheduled service for CityJet at the time.

Cardiff Airport Secures New Airline For Glasgow and Paris Flights

20/12/2013CityJet today outlined details of the new summer network and schedule that starts on the 30th of March, 2014. With the launch of the new Summer network, CityJet is focusing on strengthening its core routes from London City Airport, with increased frequencies on key destinations, while opening a number of new routes from Cardiff Airport. The incre

Santa Claus takes to the skies early with CityJet

12/12/2013Santa Claus and his merry elves jetted off on a special CityJet flight to the ‘North Pole’ today with over 50 family members from Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

Win An Unforgettable Weekend In Dublin

01/11/2013Enjoy a two-night action-packed Dublin city break, courtesy of ely, with excellent food and wines, five-star accommodation, theatre, rugby, museums and even a chauffeur!

Leinster Rugby and CityJet Are Proud to Renew Partnership

17/10/2013CityJet and Leinster Rugby are proud to renew their partnership, so that CityJet will continue to as the official airline for Leinster Rugby for another three years (2013 – 2015). CityJet will be proudly carrying the two time League winners.

Travelling With Bags? Purchasing Your Baggage Online Now Possible On CityJet!

20/09/2013Travelling light isn’t always easy or possible, and sometimes it’s just easier to check a bag. Now you can purchase additional baggage allowance online at instead of at the airport and save 50%!

Discover Van Gogh's Long Lost Masterpiece

13/09/2013This September, Amsterdam becomes the art world’s hottest city with the unveiling of Vincent Van Gogh’s long-lost painting “Sunset at Montmajour”.

Extend Your Summer With CityJet

07/08/2013Summer has finally arrived which means late evening BBQs, fun at the seaside and hours enjoying the UK’s green spaces. Why not extend this warm glow and enjoy an autumn break with CityJet? Head to Rotterdam for an authentic cultural experience, visit Amsterdam’s famous Canal Festival or explore family friendly Luxembourg.

FlightFest - Irish Aviation Gathering

02/08/2013September 15th the skies over Dublin will play host to FlightFest, a once-in-a-lifetime international aviation fly past as part of the Gathering Ireland 2013.

Lucien Barriere Deauville Polo Cup

12/07/2013CityJet have partnered with the Lucien Barriere Deauville Polo Cup. This prestigious event takes place the 30 July - 25 August.

Dublin Marathon Series

05/07/2013The half marathon takes place on 21st September in the Phoenix Park, while the 34th Airtricity Dublin Marathon will take place through the streets of Dublin on Monday 28th October.

Popular Summer Routes

29/05/2013CityJet welcomes back the popular routes of Avignon and Toulon (St Tropez) to its network for the summer season.

Painting London Orange

30/04/2013CityJet celebrates 1.5 millionth passenger on its popular London City LCY to Amsterdam AMS route.

Flights to Nuremberg with CityJet

29/01/2013CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, this week celebrates the start of its scheduled flights to Nuremberg in Germany. The twice daily flights were welcomed into London City Airport yesterday amid musical entertainment from a traditional oompah band.

Flights between Dublin and Brest this Summer

22/01/2013CityJet today announces the launch of a new direct service between Dublin Airport and Aeroport Brest Bretagne. Weekly flights will commence on 29 June 2013 and run throughout the peak summer period. Fares are now bookable at, starting from as little as €96 one way and €189 return. Fares include all taxes and charges.

New routes into Germany Dresden and Paderborn

03/12/2012Flights to Dresden will commence from 28 March 2013 and services to Paderborn will commence on 22 April 2013. Bookable from today at

London Jazz Festival

31/10/2012London Jazz Festival 2012. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the iconic Festival.As the official airline partner, CityJet will be flying in world-renowned artists who are based in Europe to the centrally located London City Airport. The airline operates services to 20 destinations across Europe, including Toulon, Nantes, Florence & Paris.

New fare structure, website interface and uniforms

25/10/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today unveils a new three-tiered fare structure that gives its customers a high degree of flexibility at a very competitive cost base. The new fare structure reflects the requirements of CityJet’s predominantly business-focused customer base but increasingly dovetails with the needs of its growing leisure market.

CityJet launches 2nd route to Germany with service to Nuremberg

16/10/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has announced the launch of flights to Nuremberg in Germany. Starting on 27 January 2013, a scheduled service from London City Airport will operate up to twice a day.

Special Offers

07/09/2012Follow the link to see the latest CityJet special offers

Convenience for Business

31/08/2012London City Airport is located 13 minutes from Canary Wharf and 22 minutes from the City. The airport is connected to the Underground via the DLR

CityJet partners with MBM records to develop music channel

02/08/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has launched its own music channel in association with MBM Records. Called OnAir, the music channel allows visitors to and CityJet’s Facebook fans, to listen to a mix of tracks.

CityJet partners with Westfield to offer passengers VIP shopping

02/08/2012From 1 August 2012, CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, is offering its customers a VIP deal to ‘shop til they drop’ at London’s most fashionable urban shopping centres.

CityJet launches smartphone apps

02/08/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has today launched a dedicated CityJet app, available on both iPhone. Customers can download the app free of charge from the Apple store.

CityJet Launches a New Route to Germany

18/07/2012CityJet launches first route into Germany from start of winter schedule - Münster-Osnabruck.

Our first frequent flyer offer

05/07/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has launched its first ever multi-buy loyalty offer for frequent flyers.

City Break Deals

02/07/2012Take off on a city break to Europe from as little as £91 return...

CityJet is most punctual airline at London City Airport

08/06/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has been named the most on time airline from London City Airport, the most punctual airport in the UK.


28/05/2012Fly from London City to Edinburgh from £113 return. Follow the link to book now....

Avro RJ Training

19/04/2012CityJet is one of the leading providers of Bae146/Avro RJ training and instruction.

New route to Brest, Brittany launches...

02/04/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has launched a new French leisure route to Brest, Brittany.

Permanent Edinburgh base established with increased frequencies

22/03/2012CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has established a permanent base in Edinburgh and increased the daily number of flights to Edinburgh from London City Airport.

CityJet boosts Dundee flight schedule

22/03/2012CityJet, the airline that flies to the heart of London, has listened to the Dundee community and adapted its summer schedule to enable passengers from Tayside to travel at times that suit them most.

Edinburgh Extra Flights

06/03/2012London - Edinburgh. Now 4 flights daily. See our new improved schedule...

Paralympics Ireland: CityJet named official airline partner

20/02/2012CityJet has been named as the official airline partner of Paralympics Ireland, the body responsible for developing elite Paralympic sport in Ireland and bringing the Irish team to the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

New travel partnership with Your Golf Travel

13/02/2012Your Golf has forged an exciting new link with CityJet to provide time-poor city golfers with the perfect way to forget the stresses of everyday life and make a quick getaway to the fairways.

Enhanced website digital travel tools for passengers

03/02/2012CityJet adds manage your booking tool, flight status feature, and mobile check-in

CityJet launches new route to Brest-Brittany

18/01/2012CityJet boosts flourishing French network with addition of Brest-Brittany

NEW iPhone App

20/12/2011Discover mobile convenience with for mobile and our new iPhone app.

Online survey

28/11/2011Help us to improve by filling in our online survey, and be in with a chance to win a voucher worth £50.

Brive & Deauville back Dec-March

15/11/2011Seasonal routes to Brive & Deauville back for Christmas and New Year

CityJet apprentice wins gold

27/10/2011CityJet apprentice wins gold for Ireland at Worldskills 2011