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Geneva-based Baboo becomes the first airline to operate the Embraer 190 into London City Airport

10/02/2010

Today, London City Airport (LCY) welcomes the first ever commercial flight of the Embraer 190. Baboo shares the honour as the first airline to operate a Geneva-London City flight with one of its three 100-seater E190 jets.
 
The E190 has just been certified for steep approach at London City Airport and today marks the first flight of this aircraft.

“Today is a real milestone for us” said a delighted Jacques Bankir, CEO of Baboo. “From the very beginning we chose the steep approach option for our three E190s with the express intention of operating into airports with short runways. We are especially proud to be the first to operate this aircraft, the most comfortable and popular regional jet, into this most user-friendly airport” concludes Jacques Bankir.

Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport commented: “We welcome the first flight by Baboo of the E190 into City Airport and we are delighted Baboo has acquired this new environmentally improved aircraft.”

Baboo operates eleven weekly flights between Geneva and London City with the 74-seater Dash 8-Q400 since 25th October 2009. Today London is the number one destination from Geneva.

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