About The Airline
CityJet, the leading European regional airline, is headquartered in Dublin and is one of the largest operators at London’s only airport actually in the city, London City Airport. CityJet offers 150 flights weekly from London City Airport to a range of locations, including Florence, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Dublin and Toulon. Its Dublin schedule includes up to eight flights daily into London.
CityJet was founded in 1993 by Pat Byrne, who pioneered services between Dublin and London City Airport in the heart of the financial and docklands district. The airline changed its ownership structure in 2015 and has grown subsequently. CityJet will operate a fleet of 44 aircraft this year, up from 17 two years ago.
The airline continues to modernise its fleet with the acquisition of new Bombardier CRJ900 and the 98 seater Superjet SSJ100. These aircraft will be used on scheduled services and a growing range of ACMI operations for airlines throughout Europe. The airline currently provides regional services in Scandinavia for SAS, Brussels Airlines and KLM. CityJet is also a leader in charter services – and is the official carrier of Leinster Rugby and the Football Association of Ireland. CityJet currently employs 1,100 people.
The CityJet fleet comprises of 44 aircraft – 23 Bombardier CRJ900, 15 Avro RJ85 and six Superjet SSJ100, in addition to our wet leased DOT ATR42 which operates our Antwerp to London City route. All of the CRJ900s operate for SAS, four of the RJ85s fly for Air France and two for KLM (from May 15th) and three of the Superjet SSJ100s operate on behalf of Brussels Airlines.