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Article from BTNews 3 NOVEMBER 2014

Dublin to London City heats up

CityJet, the longest established operator on the London City to Dublin air route, increased capacity last week and now has up to nine flights daily including the earliest London departure at 06:45.  The airline operates single class 112-seat Avro RJs on the service.

Also now on the route is British Airways with a two-class 98-seat Embraer 195 jet and LCY newcomer Flybe offering the popular Q400 turboprop with 78 seats .  All told there are up to 18 services each way week daily.

CityJet currently moves around a quarter million passengers annually with 94% of flights departing on time (within 15 minutes).

Commenting on the expansion, Patrick Lukan, Chief Commercial Officer, CityJet, said: “As an Irish-based carrier, the Dublin to London City route has always been, and remains, very important to us.  We’re proud to have serviced this route for more than 20 years and intend to continue to play a key part of the expansion of service between the two capitals.”  www.cityjet.com

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