CityJet announces new summer schedule
CityJet Expands and Consolidates Network
CityJet 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 increased capacity to existing destinations will strengthen the CityJet current network, and will provide additional connections to passengers flying on partner network hubs.
Summer Schedule Highlights:
CityJet will open four new routes from Cardiff byintroducing services from Cardiff to Glasgow and Paris-Orly on the 20thof January 2014, followed by flights to Jersey and Edinburgh for the Summerschedule
Increasing capacity 38% on London City – Dublin by increasing weekday flights from 5 per weekday to 7, all operated by the Avro RJ85
Increasing capacity 100% on London City – Florence by increasing weekly flights from 6 to 12
Increasing capacity 18% on London City – Paris by increasing weekday flights from 5 to7
Redeploying capacity on London City – Rotterdam on key rotations by introducing the Avro RJ85
increasing capacity by 50% on London City – Toulon by increasing weekly flights to 3 from 2
Commenting on the new schedule, Simon Spinks, CityJet’s Chief Commercial Officer said, “We are working on a series of improvements to enhance the travel experience for our customers, and optimising our network is the first step. It is designed to offer passengers more choice and convenient schedules to choose from.
"We’re also very excited to be launching a new network from Cardiff, providing vital connections from Wales to Scotland, Jersey and France. At the same time we will continue to rationalise our network by removing unprofitable routes.
We are confident that the changes to our summer schedule represent what our customers want and further will help to reinforce CityJet’s position as being the European regional airline of choice.”
London City Network (LCY)
LCY – Amsterdam
LCY – Antwerp
LCY – Avignon
LCY – Brest
LCY – Brive
LCY – Deauville
LCY – Dresden
LCY – Dublin
LCY – Florence
LCY – Nantes
LCY – Paris- Orly
LCY – Rotterdam
LCY – Toulon
Cardiff (CWL) Routes
CWL – Edinburgh
CWL – Glasgow
CWL – Jersey
CWL – Paris-Orly
Amsterdam – Brive
Dublin – Brest
With the new reconfiguration of the network, CityJet will withdraw loss-making routes, mainly in Germany and Luxembourg. Passengers affected by the route withdrawals are being contacted and offered a full refund on their ticket, or rebooked on alternative routes/services where possible.
List of route withdrawals as follows:
Last Operating Date
London City – Dundee
London City – Munster/Osnabruck
London City – Luxembourg
London City – Nuremberg
London City – Paderborn
London City – Pau
Cardiff flights to Glasgow and Paris-Orly are available for sale immediately, and flights to Edinburgh and Jersey as well as all seasonal flights will be available to purchase by the end of January.