Wednesday September 23, 2020

French bounce back with fresh interest in low-cost airlines

Two months after difficulties within the EADS-Airbus group cast a shadow over France’s aviation sector, the industry is bouncing back with fresh interest in the French market from several low-cost airlines.

9th December, 2006

A new Paris-based airline, Elysair, will introduce the low fares concept into business class travel and long-haul flights. Its service, dubbed ‘L’avion’ (the plane), will serve New York daily from€1,600 return - about €1,000 cheaper than usual business class fares.

It will operate one 90-seater, business class-only aircraft from December 27 and will offer full meals and wine, as well as laptop power sockets. A few months later, Air France...

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