La Compagnie, the exclusively business-class boutique airline offering travel between New York and Paris, has confirmed the delivery of its first Airbus AXNUMXneo in May XNUMX with the first commercial flight scheduled for June XNUMX, XNUMX. Customers booking travel on La Compagnie can prepare to enjoy the new Airbus AXNUMXneo experience starting in June.
With the arrival of the first AXNUMXneo, La Compagnie will grow its fleet to three aircraft, allowing the airline to increase its service offerings between New York and Paris in addition to the launch of its Nice route which will operate five times weekly, Wednesday through Sunday. A third daily flight between New York and Paris will be added to the schedule at peak periods with up to three daily flights during the months of June, September and October. Details of the new schedules include depart New York (EWR) at XNUMX:XNUMXPM and arrive in Paris (ORY) at XNUMX:XNUMXPM the following day; return from Paris at XNUMX:XNUMXPM and arrive in Newark at XNUMX:XNUMXPM the same-day. The seasonal flight between New York and Nice will launch on May XNUMX, XNUMX with direct service to the French Riviera between the months of May and October.
“The launch of the Nice route marks a major milestone for the airline,” said Jean Charles Périno, EVP of Sales and Marketing for La Compagnie. “While we are excited to get this new route up and running, we are also looking forward to the delivery of our new Airbus AXNUMXneo which will allow us to enhance our services between New York and Paris, which operated at an average load factor above XNUMX% in XNUMX.”
La Compagnie will operate its new Airbus AXNUMXneo cabin equipped with XNUMX full-flat seats on its “corporate” flights departing New York (EWR) at XNUMX:XNUMXPM and arriving in Paris (ORY) at XNUMX:XNUMXAM the following morning. Westbound flights will leave Paris at XNUMX:XNUMXAM with a same-day arrival in New York at XNUMX:XNUMXPM. The thoroughly modern, efficient and eco-friendly AXNUMXneo will take La Compagnie’s in-flight business-class experience to new heights with more comfort and state of the art on board technology, including complimentary Wi-Fi service.
“The decision to offer every passenger free and unlimited access to the internet was obvious,said Jean Charles Périno, EVP of Sales and Marketing for La Compagnie. “We want our passengers to experience the internet just like they do at home or in the office. Our mission is to make business-class more accessible to everyone at the most attractive fare.”
The introduction of the new product will further enable La Compagnie to continue growing its unmatched product offering. In XNUMX, La Compagnie flew XNUMX passengers (+XNUMX%) with a XNUMX% load factor (+XNUMX%).