Odyssey Airlines is pleased to confirm the appointment of Peter Evans as Chief Operating Officer.
18 November 2014
Adam Scott, CEO of the start-up business carrier, Odyssey Airlines, talks to Mary-Anne Baldwin about the company’s business plans and how its innovative use of crowdfunding really built its profile.
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.
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...
7 September 2014
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirmed that the CSeries aircraft resumed flight testing with flight test vehicle two (FTV2) taking flight today at Bombardier's facility in Mirabel, Québec.
3 September 2014
Odyssey Airlines CEO Adam Scott speaks to Airfinance Journal about whether his start-up carrier can buck the trend of failed transatlantic business-class carriers
28 August 2014
Company achieves investment target on UK-based crowd funding platform
22 July 2014
Last week saw Odyssey Airlines at the Farnborough International Airshow.
22 July 2014
29 June 2014
As we recently reported in Crowdfund Insider, Odyssey Airlines is the first company ever to offer equity crowdfunding in two different countries simultaneously.
23 June 2014
Launching in 2016, Odyssey Airlines will offer "private jet-style" business class-only flights between London City Airport and New York
4 June 2014
Odyssey Airlines will not be the first new airline to have attempted to break into the lucrative London-New York business travel market, one of the most profitable routes in the world, but this time it will be different, says its founder.
29 May 2014
Company also confirms appointment of Virgin Atlantic founder David Tait OBE and Dragonair founder Stephen Miller.
29 May 2014
Odyssey Airlines CEO Adam Scott explains his decision to crowdfund an airline.
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.
24 May 2014
Billionaire entrepreneur says crowdfunding has shifted the balance of power away from banks and private equity houses
12 May 2014
Odyssey Airlines CEO Adam Scott discusses the company's business plan with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)
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.
The Wall Street Journal Market Watch - British air carrier Odyssey wants to take off using crowdfunding
1 May 2014
Crowdfunding has bought us the “Veronica Mars” movie, the Pebble smartwatch and a slew of video games. Now the blue skies are the next frontier to conquer as a London-based airline aims to become the only carrier to offer non-stop, business-class only transatlantic flights from London City Airport, located near the Canary Wharf financial center.
30 April 2014
Start-up Odyssey Airlines is to configure its Bombardier CSeries jets with 40 lie-flat seats as it aims to start transatlantic services from London City in mid-2016.
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