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La Compagnie launches new all-business class flights from London to New York

News   •   Feb 03, 2015 14:53 GMT

La Compagnie, the boutique French all-business-class airline, is delighted to launch a new route from London to New York.

The flights will operate from London Luton Airport into New York, Newark International Airport. Flights will go on sale on the 3rd February 2015 and the first flight will depart from London on April 24th 2015. Special launch fares will be available from as little as £1,007 “Duo Intro” return fare for two persons travelling together, including all taxes, for the first 500 clients. A “Solo Intro” fare per person for £649 round trip all taxes included is offered during this introduction of the airlines new services.

Welcome aboard La Compagnie - making business class travel affordable

La Compagnie is the brainchild of two leaders in the field of air travel – Frantz Yvelin and Peter Luethi, who bring with them over 60 years’ combined experience in the aviation industry.

“It is time to bring business-class air service back to where it belongs, where personalised service is offered at respectable fares,” says CEO and Co-Founder Frantz Yvelin. “La Compagnie is becoming the go-to choice of the current generation of hard-working business travellers who demand something more from air transportation.”

Nick Barton, CEO of London Luton Airport, comments, “We are delighted that La Compagnie has chosen London Luton Airport for its new business class service to New York. The announcement comes at an exciting time for London Luton with record passenger numbers achieved in 2014 and a £100million transformation programme starting in 2015”.

The Fleet

La Compagnie uses redesigned Boeing 757-200 aircraft dressed in the airline’s signature baby blue livery. La Compagnie will initially offer three weekly round trip services up to daily flights by the end of 2015.

Stylish interiors feature 74 lie-flat seats in a 2x2 configuration throughout a spacious, single aisle cabin.

In-Flight Amenities

Passengers will be treated to in-flight amenity kits including cosmetic products from natural French skincare brand Caudalie, as well as delicious in-flight meals with seasonal menus created by acclaimed French chef Christophe Langrée, former chef of Hotel de Matignon. All seats will have personal Samsung Galaxy Pro 12” tablets, which can be removed from the seat backs, uploaded with an assortment of e-books, magazines, music and the latest movies.

The Crew

La Compagnie’s crews’ chic uniforms have been designed by the French fashion house Vicomte A. Female crew wear stylish yet practical culottes and a Celeste blue silk scarf and male crew wear a blue knitted tie and grey three piece suit.

La Compagnie has been operating an all business-class service between Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport and New York-Newark since July 2014.

For more information or to make reservations with La Compagnie visit our www.lacompagnie.com, contact the call centre 0203 481 1575 or contact your favourite travel agent.

About La Compagnie

Launched in July 2014, La Compagnie is an all business-class airline which offers regularly scheduled transatlantic flights between Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and New York (Newark Airport). The new route from London Luton to New York launches in April 2015.

An entrepreneurial initiative offering very competitive fares, the airline was created in October 2013 by L’Avion Founder Frantz Yvelin and former Swissair and JetAirways COO Peter Luethi.

Press Contacts: Grifco PR Nicole@grifcopr.com / Joanna@grifcopr.com 020 7385 7090

La Compagnie Marion.Lamure@lacompagnie.com