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CityJet celebrates 1.5 millionth passenger on London City to Amsterdam Route

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today celebrates its 1.5 millionth passenger on its popular London City LCY to Amsterdam AMS route. 
Stunned Mark Dempsey was the lucky passenger and received an upgrade to CityPremium with a bottle of champagne to mark the milestone. 
To coincide with the landmark occasion, CityJet is also celebrating Queen's Day at London City airport by offering its passengers a free pint of Heineken and traditional Dutch snacks, including Stroop Waffels and peanut flip crisps, amongst some Dutch inspired décor. 
Flights are bookable at and for inspiration CityJet provides its pick of the best for Amsterdam:
Remembrance Day and Liberation Day (4th - 5th May 2013)
Amsterdam commemorates Remembrance Day on 4 May and celebrates Liberation Day on 5 May with open-air concerts and festivities across the city. 
Holland Festival (Throughout June 2013)
The Netherland's largest, longest-running and most prestigious performance arts festival is not something to be missed! Enjoy an extravaganza of opera, music, theatre and modern dance throughout June.
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Editors note

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.

As the largest carrier operating out of London City Airport, CityJet offers over 680 flights a week, 480 of them from this conveniently-located airport to 22 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, Dresden (from 1 April 2013) Dublin, Dundee, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Luxembourg, Milan, Münster/Osnabrück, Nantes, Nuremberg, Paderborn (from 22 April 2013), Paris-Orly, Rotterdam, Pau and Toulon. It also offers direct flights from Amsterdam and Dublin to Pau.

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

CityJet is a wholly owned subsidiary of the AIR FRANCE KLM Group.

Further information

Please contact Sam Darlaston, Fiona Bruce, or Siseley Coates-Harman at Consolidated PR on 020 7781 2300; email:

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