The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport.
On lease from GECAS, La Compagnie’s A321neo is powered by CFM International LEAP 1A new generation engines and features a business class only cabin with 76 full flat seats, offering passengers unmatched comfort. The cabin also includes a high level of connectivity onboard.
The airline has two new A321neo aircraft on order.
La Compagnie’s A321neo will be presented on the Airbus static display at the Paris Air Show on 18 June (professional day).
With the arrival of the first A321neo, La Compagnie will grow its fleet to three aircraft.
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 11:30PM and arrive in Paris (ORY) at 1:10PM the following day; return from Paris at 7:30PM and arrive in Newark at 10:00PM the same-day.
La Compagnie will operate its new Airbus A321neo on its “corporate” flights departing New York (EWR) at 7:30PM and arriving in Paris (ORY) at 8:20AM the following morning. Westbound flights will leave Paris at 10:30AM with a same-day arrival in New York at 1:10PM.
In 2018, La Compagnie flew 63,500 passengers (+12%) with a 80% load factor (+1.5%).
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