Showing posts with label Corsair. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Corsair. Show all posts

14 March, 2024

Corsair gets a new Airbus A330neo on lease from AerCap

Leasing giant AerCap has confirmed the delivery of the first of four new Airbus A330neo aircraft to Corsair.  The remaining three aircraft are scheduled to deliver through 2024.

"We are delighted to deliver the first of four A330neo aircraft to Corsair," said Peter Anderson, the Chief Commercial Officer of AerCap. "The A330neo is one of the most desirable and in-demand aircraft in the world and will not only support Corsair's widebody fleet modernization but will bolster their sustainability commitments by reducing emissions and enhancing operational efficiency. We wish Pascal de Izaguirre and all the team at Corsair every success and look forward to working with them as these aircraft deliver."

"With the delivery of this new A330neo aircraft, Corsair is entering the second and final phase of its fleet renewal plan. By the end of 2024, we will have added a further four new A330neos to our fleet, the first of which will be deployed to service destinations in the French West Indies, commencing March 19. Subsequently, the second aircraft is scheduled to operate between France and the Ivory Coast, commencing in April. By the end of this year, all Corsair routes will be operated by A330neo aircraft. Our fleet will be among the youngest fleet in the world, lowering the impact on the environment while enhancing our customers' travel experience," said Pascal de Izaguirre, the CEO of Corsair.

Enea Fracassi, Board Member, Chief Operating Officer of Corsair International, Fleet Director, Accountable Manager said "I can only thank the Aercap team for the professionalism and support they provide. Looking forward to receiving the next ones!"

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31 March, 2021

Corsair has taken delivery of its first A330-900

 Corsair has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from Avolon,  to join the French airline’s fleet.

By selecting a total of five A330neos, Corsair is executing its strategy to become an all-A330 operator. Thanks to the A330neo’s latest technologies, Corsair will benefit from cost-effective and eco-efficient solutions, while providing passengers with the best comfort standards in the quietest cabins in its class.  

The aircraft features 352 seats in a three-class layout,  providing all the comfort and amenities of Airbus’ leading ‘Airspace’ cabin, including state-of-the-art passenger in-flight entertainment (IFE) and full WiFi connectivity throughout the cabin.

03 July, 2019

New non-stop service between Paris and Miami for Corsair

Corsair, the long-haul French carrier, announced the kick off of non-stop flights from Miami to Paris-Orly beginning June 2019. Miami is the first US destination where Corsair will begin operations, offering South Florida residents a competitive option when travelling to France for business or pleasure.

Flights to Paris departing from Miami International Airport are currently scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, and starting in December of 2019, daily flights will be available. Travellers will arrive at Orly airport, located very close to town, and easily accessible via public transportation.

08 April, 2019

Corsair takes Safran products for A330neo

 Corsair, Avolon and Safran announced today an agreement to provide the latest technology interior solutions for Corsair’s three new A330neos on lease from Avolon.

Safran is providing Z400 Economy Class seats and RAVE inflight entertainment system embedded personal displays in addition to power plugs at every seat. Additional Safran solutions are a lower deck crew rests and the latest galleys and ovens.

Pictured - Left to Right -  Norman Jordan, CEO - Safran Cabin, Vincent Mascrรฉ, CEO - Safran Seats, Tony Kennedy, Senior Vice President Airbus Programs - Avolon, Enea Fracassi, Fleet Director - Corsair, Enda Swan, Head of New Aircraft Deliveries and Engineering Support – Avolon, Stefano Sciotti, Head of Procurement - Corsair celebrate the new Corsair A330neo aircraft collaboration.

29 September, 2017

More airlines join Worldwide by easyjet to screw more money out of passengers

easyJet, Europe's low-cost budget airline, announced earlier this week additional partners for its ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ product, which launched earlier this month. Stand-alone tickets on behalf of four new partner airlines will be on sale by the end of the year - for a fee and at prices more than available booking directly. 

The four airlines are - 

The Italian long-haul airline NEOS, that many outside Italy will never have heard of serves a number of long-haul routes from Milan, Rome, Verona and Bologna.

The Bailiwick of Guernsey’s state airline Aurigny has also signed up to easyjets new sales avenue website.

Business Class French carrier La Compagnie flies between Paris and New York.

Corsair is the fourth of this batch of airlines to join Worldwide by easyjet and they operate flights to destinations across Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.