CityJet launches second route to Germany with scheduled service to Nuremberg
CityJet, 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, with fares starting from £109 return including all taxes and charges. Flights can be booked at www.cityjet.com.
The new German route has been announced as the carrier prepares to begin flights to Münster-Osnabrück, its first German destination, on October 29th. The Nuremberg route will be served by an Avro RJ 85 aircraft with the timetable for the winter season
The new route increases CityJet’s network to 20 European destinations across Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the UK.
Says Christine Ourmières, CEO, CityJet ,”Nuremberg is a key business hub in Europe given its position as the capital of Germany’s industrial heartland. It is the head office location for many of Germany’s multi-nationals such as Siemens, Puma and Adidas and it plays host to several international trade fairs. Taking its business and leisure credentials together, it was a clear cut decision for CityJet to launch a new year-round service to Nuremberg, further extending our network into Germany, following the launch of Münster-Osnabrück this Monday 29th October.”
Nuremberg is host to several of Germany and Europe’s largest trade fairs which draw in thousands of visitors every year, including the Nuremberg International Toy Fair, the largest of its kind in the world. The city is also home to NürnbergMesse, one of the twenty largest exhibition companies in the world, organising 120 exhibitions in Nuremberg and worldwide which attract 30,000 exhibitors and 1 million visitors each year.
Alongside the head offices of Siemens, Adidas and Puma, the global headquarters of Staedtler, Faber-Castell and Stabilo are also based in Nuremberg.
The historic city of Nuremberg has stayed true to its past with a picturesque medieval old town and a wide range of museums showcasing the city’s history in printing and the arts.
Nuremberg’s Christmas market is Germany’s oldest and most famous, attracting over a million shoppers every year. Other key annual events include the Norisring Race, a motor sports event with over 100,000 spectators, and the Rock in the Park music festival. Also attracting leisure travellers are the charming daily farmer’s market in the main square and Nuremberg Zoo, one of Germany’s most unique animal parks.
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CityJet is the largest carrier operating out of London City Airport. It offers almost 1,000 flights a week, over 500 of them from this conveniently-located airport to 20 popular destinations in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
The airline operates non-stop services from London City to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Avignon, Brest, Brive, Deauville, Dublin, Dundee, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Luxembourg, Milan, Münster (from 28 October 2012), Nantes, Nuremberg (from 27 January 2013), Paris-Orly, Rotterdam, Pau Toulon. It also offers direct flights from Amsterdam and Dublin to Pau.
CityJet is renowned for providing convenient, hassle-free travel, combined with award-winning service, to popular destinations throughout the UK and Europe. Its extensive network offers a multitude of choices for both business and leisure travellers, with a schedule built around the needs of passengers.
At London City, the closest airport to Central London, passengers can check-in just 15 minutes prior to departure (20 minutes with hold baggage).
CityJet fares include all taxes and charges, and our customers enjoy a choice of online, mobile or airport check-in, advance seat assignment, free checked baggage, including golf bags, and complimentary beverages and light meals on board.
For more information, reservations and to check-in online, visit www.cityjet.com.
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