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Financial Times - New business-only airline raises funds

29 April 2014

Business-only airlines are synonymous with failed ventures such as Maxjet, Silverjet and EOS, but are now making a comeback. A group of former aviation and travel executives are founding a new airline dedicated solely to premium business travellers, with plans for the first flight, from London to New York, in 2016..

Montreal Gazette

27 March 2014

MONTREAL — It’s time for Bombardier Inc. to push the CSeries flight-test program to full throttle, Lufthansa Group executive Nico Buchholz said in an interview...

The Economist - Bombardier and Odyssey Airlines - Enter the third man

18 September 2013

BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE made history this month with the first flight of its new large commercial jet. The launch marked the breaching of the Boeing-Airbus duopoly that has ruled the skies since 1997, when McDonnell Douglas was taken over by Boeing. The CS 100, carrying 110 passengers, will compete with Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s, especially once a bigger version with 135 seats plane takes off next spring...

The Economist - Bombardier and Odyssey Airlines - Enter the third man

18 September 2013

BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE made history this month with the first flight of its new large commercial jet. The launch marked the breaching of the Boeing-Airbus duopoly that has ruled the skies since 1997, when McDonnell Douglas was taken over by Boeing. The CS 100, carrying 110 passengers, will compete with Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s, especially once a bigger version with 135 seats plane takes off next spring.

The Gazette - Mysterious Odyssey Airlines banking on CSeries

21 June 2013

The Oakville, Ont., native is the founder and CEO of Odyssey Airlines, a startup carrier — or more accurately, a would-be startup carrier — that hopes to do business out of London’s City Airport, close to the capital’s large financial district. His plan is very much à la Robert Deluce, founder and CEO of Porter Airlines based at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

THE Odyssey’s Odyssey – Another Attempt At All Biz Class Transatlantic Profits

20 December 2011

One of the unidentified customers for Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft has been revealed by Reuters to be a new UK based start-up called Odyssey Airways. The airline’s scope however is unique – provide all Business class transatlantic services out of London City airport. If we go along the orders record, this is the ‘European buyer’ which bought 10 CSeries CS100 aircraft back in June at the 2011 Paris Air Show...

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