Air France announced the launch of a regional budget airline HOP! The new entity merges Airlinair, Brit Air and Régional into one short-to-medium haul carrier. The new airline will operate most of its flights from Paris Orly airport.
From the summer 2013, HOP! will operate point-to-point flights from Paris-Orly and the domestic network, as well as flights to the hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle on behalf of Air France. The airline’s dense flight schedule with 530 daily flights to 136 destinations will operate with a modern fleet of 98 aircraft with between 48 and 100 seats and fares starting at €55 including tax one way.