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CityJet announces new pilot recruitment

CityJet, the Irish European Regional airline, today announced that it is to recruit an additional 10 trainee pilots for entry into its “Climb High” mentored pilot training programme managed by CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. 


Come fly with me for a day- Toulon-Hyères trip

One of the best perks of a life spent in the air is getting the opportunity to travel to some great destinations down route and experiencing the local culture. This week I visited one of my favourite places on our summer schedule; Toulon-Hyères, which CityJet serves twice weekly from London City Airport


CityJet announces new co-operation with KLM

KLM and Irish regional airline CityJet have announced a new co-operation on routes between the UK and The Netherlands which sees an increase in the scope of the codeshare agreement already in place between the two airlines and the wet leasing of CityJet aircraft to KLM subsidiary KLM Cityhopper.


Come fly with me for a day- Lauren Fisk

As you can imagine for a flight attendant there is no such a thing as a routine. Some times you’re reporting before sunrise and other days not until everyone else is coming home from work. As you can imagine for a flight attendant there is no such a thing as a routine.


CityJet proud to host Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Dublin

Dublin, Thursday, 2nd March, 2017: The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is being showcased today at Dublin Airport, where it will be accessible to members of the public who have registered with Orbis, the international NGO which is dedicated to fighting blindness and promoting eye care.

CityJet acquires SAS subsidiary Cimber A/S

Dublin, Tuesday, 24th January 2017: CityJet today announced the acquisition of Cimber A/S, the Copenhagen-based subsidiary of SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) and has won a major six year wet lease contract from SAS to operate regional services from Copenhagen, Denmark.


CityJet releases “Rugby Special” flights for Cardiff Six Nations match

Dublin, Tuesday, 3rd January, 2017: CityJet today released details of its “Rugby Specials” for fans wishing to attend the Wales v Ireland Six Nations match in Cardiff on Friday, 10th March next.


Kids take to the skies in search of Santa thanks to CityJet

It was a day to remember for over 30 children from Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin as they embraced Christmas when they took to the skies above Ireland in search of Santa.


CityJet 2015 results see major reduction in losses and signals improvement through 2016

Dublin, Friday, 25th November, 2016: CityJet, the Dublin-based European regional airline, has revealed a 66% reduction in operating losses in 2015 over 2014


CityJet reveals new look as uniform takes to the skies

CityJet today revealed its new look for its staff and cabin crew with the rollout of its exclusive new uniform. The new CityJet look follows months of work behind the scenes by staff who were asked for their input into how Europe’s leading independent airline should embrace its exciting future and provide a new look for the carrier’s cabin crew and pilots


CityJet receives ERAA Airline of the Year award

CityJet has been named Airline of the Year (Silver) 2016 by the European Regions Airline Association (ERAA) – an organisation representing over 50 airlines and 143 associate and affiliate members involved in all aspects of the sector.


Maiden Scheduled Service For New CityJet Superjet SSJ100

CityJet, Ireland’s European regional carrier, introduced its newSuperjet SSJ100 aircraft into service on one of its scheduled routes today when it departed Cork for La Rochelle in France.


CityJet, Ireland’s European regional airline, today carried the hopes of the nation to Euro16 in France.

Ireland manager, Martin O’ Neill, assistant manager, Roy Keane, 23 squad members and back up team were flown by CityJet, the Official Airline Partner of the Football Association of Ireland, to Paris Le Bourget Airport this afternoon.




CityJet to Recruit 10 Trainee Pilots

CityJet, the Irish European Regional airline, today formally launched its “Climb High” Mentored Cadet Programme and will commence recruitment for the first 10 trainee pilots in June.


First Superjet SSJ100 delivered

CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today took delivery in Italy of its first SuperjetSSJ100 aircraft.
At a ceremony in Venice, CityJet’s Executive Chairman, Pat Byrne, and Chief Commercial Officer,



London to Cork discontinued

CityJet today announced that it is to discontinue its service from Cork to London City Airport with effect from 26th June. The scheduled service commenced last October.



Sponsors of London GAA

CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, was today announced as the new sponsors of London GAA’s senior championships.
The airline, which has its major hub at London City Airport, is the new title sponsor of both London senior football and senior hurling championships.