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The Gazette - Upstart Odyssey Airlines raises funds through crowdsourcing

17 October 2014

Canadian Adam Scott surprised the aviation world at the Paris air show in June 2013 with his plan to launch Odyssey Airlines, an upscale carrier flying between London City Airport and the eastern U.S. and Canada. For that ambitious project, Scott placed a conditional order for 10 Bombardier Inc. CSeries.

Virgin Disruptors - Will the future of travel be crowdfunded?

18 September 2014

Trying to break into the airline business isn’t easy, just ask Richard Branson. So upon hearing about a business class only airline hoping to fuel its growth via crowdfunding platforms, we decided we had to find out more...

Odyssey Update

22 July 2014

Last week saw Odyssey Airlines at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Air Transport World - UK startup Odyssey Airlines widens search for funds

29 May 2014

UK-based Odyssey Airlines, which plans to start all-business class services from London City Airport to New York in 2016, has widened its efforts to attract investor funding. he company also announced Thursday it is appointing two industry veterans to its executive team—Dragonair founder Stephen Miller, who will become executive director, and Virgin Atlantic founder David Tait.

CNN - Would you pay to launch this airline?

7 May 2014

(CNN) -- You've finished your business in London and want to head directly home to New York. Instead of traveling to far-off Heathrow or Stansted airports, imagine boarding a light-rail train directly to the closer London City Airport. There, you can quickly clearly security and customs and walk a short distance to your gate, where you can board an all-business-class airline for your nonstop flight to New York.

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