La Compagnie announces A321neo plan


Paris Orly based La Compagnie said yesterday that it will commence A321neo operations on the Paris-Newark route on June 6th aftyer it receives its first aircraft. The second will be delivered in August.

The airlrine is expanding to operate a 5 day a week flight from Nice in the south of France to Newark from June to October, and a third daily flight from Paris Orly to Newark during June, September and October.

The new aircraft, which will operate in tandem with a pair of 757-200’s at least for this year, will have 76 lie flat business class seats and full complimentary Viasat wifi.

La Compagnie said its load factors had improved over the year and reached 80%, up 1.5% from 2017, and it flew 63,500 passengers, up 12% from the previous year.

It has no plans to return to the UK, having dropped a unsuccesful operation flying from London Luton in 2017.