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CITYJET LAUNCHES A NEW ROUTE TO FRENCH HOLIDAY HOT SPOT AND VERY POPULAR REGION: DEAUVILLE, NORMANDY

22/04/2010

- CityJet is first to offer direct flights from UK, from only £59 including taxes -

 

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today announced the launch of a new summer route to Deauville– the gateway to Normandy and one of UK’s best-loved French holiday destinations.  Starting in June, CityJet will operate four flights a week to Deauville from its hub at London City Airport becoming the first airline to offer direct flights from the UK to this popular leisure destination. 

 

Services will operate from 24 June 2010 until 27 September 2010 .

Prices start from £59 one way, including all taxes

 

Deauville – Normandy

Deauville is a stylish Normandy resort town that offers the perfect backdrop to a cultural city break as well as easy access to the region’s extensive beaches and historical villages and world class heritage sites such as Honfleur, Mont St. Michel, the Bayeux tapestry and the Normandy beaches.  Deauville is also home to a selection of luxurious hotels, spas, and golf courses as well as a famous racecourse and casino. And each September, Deauville becomes even more glamorous, as the annual Film Festival draws a cross-section of top Hollywood talent!

 

Schedule:

 

London City – Deauville Normandy

Monday, Thursday and Friday:          AF5271           10.50-12.50

Sunday:                                               AF5273           15.30-17.30

Deauville Normandy – London City  
Monday, Thursday and Friday:          AF5270           13.20-13.20

Sunday:                                               AF5272           18.00 - 18.00

 

Says Geoffrey O’Byrne White, CEO, CityJet, ‘We’re delighted to be the first to offer flights to this attractive destination, it ads to our extensive European network out of London City Airport. The Normandy area in France is immensely popular with British holidaymakers, families and second home owners and the area now has a large population of British expats as well. The frequent service we’ll be offering will cater to that market as well as open up access to this stunning holiday region, with its beautiful beaches and countryside, to a wider audience.  Londoners will be able to escape the hustle and bustle of the capital this summer and enjoy long weekends and family holidays on the French coast.  With our convenient flight schedule and the fast 15 minute check-in at London’s most central airport, London City, we’ll ensure that our customers’ travel experience is quick and hassle-free, allowing them more time to enjoy their hard-earned holiday.’

 

Flights can be booked online at www.Cityjet.com from Thursday 15th April 2010

 

Editors note

About CityJet

CityJet is the largest carrier operating at London City Airport. It currently offers a choice of nearly 600 flights a week from this conveniently-located airport to 14 destinations in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.

The airline operates non-stop services from London City to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Dublin, Dundee, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Geneva, Jersey, Luxembourg, Milan, Nantes, Paris Orly, Rotterdam and Venice. It also flies non-stop from Manchester to Antwerp and from Rotterdam to Hamburg.

CityJet is renowned for providing convenient, hassle-free travel, combined with award-winning service, on high-frequency routes in the UK and Europe. Its extensive network offers a multitude of choice for business and leisure travellers, with a host of convenient timings.

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 taxes and charges, and all our customers enjoy a choice of online or airport check-in, advance seat assignment, checked baggage, and complimentary beverages and light meals on board.

For more information, reservations and to check in online, visit www.cityjet.com.

CityJet is a 100% subsidiary of the AIR FRANCE KLM Group.

Further information

For further information, please contact Claire Honey, Sophia Vanezis, Samantha Darlaston or Rocky Husain at Consolidated PR on 020 7781 2300; email: cityjet@consolidatedpr.com

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