CityJet has announced two new routes from Cambridge International Airport.
The airline will offer flights from the airport to Dublin and Amsterdam on 12 May, both operated by a Fokker 50 aircraft.
Both the Dublin and Amsterdam routes will operate twice daily during the week and daily at weekends.
The Dublin services will depart Cambridge at 9.10 and 17.15 Monday to Friday; 09.10 on Saturday and at 17.15 on Sunday, while the return journey will depart 11.05 and 19.10 Monday to Friday; 11.05 on Saturday and 19.10 on Sunday.
Flights from Cambridge to Amsterdam will depart 06.00 and 13.55 Monday to Friday; 06.00 on Saturday and 13.55 on Sunday. Return journeys will depart 08.35 and 16.40 during the week then 08.35 on Saturday and 16.40 on Sunday.
Christine Ourmières, CityJet’s CEO said: “We decided to launch new routes from Cambridge as we saw a unique opportunity for success, particularly with our strong presence in both Dublin and London already. We know that the market has the demand on the route and we know that we can provide vital access to these communities. Cambridge fits our model of service and regional airports as well, serving those communities for both business and leisure.”
For Cambridge the addition of flights from Air France-KLM-owned CityJet will open up more destinations for nearby holidaymakers and business people.
Steve Jones, managing director at Cambridge International Airport said: “CityJet is an award-winning carrier with around 700 flights a week to popular destinations across Europe, and, just like us, they are focused on quality of customer service, reliability and hassle-free travel. Its close and lasting partnership arrangements with KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines and other partners will give Cambridge its greatest ever worldwide reach and offer travellers in this region significantly more choice and convenience with regards to both long and short haul travel connectivity, via Amsterdam, and now also via Dublin’s impressive and hassle-free US Border Control clearance facility.”