The Company resumes its business class flights and adds two new lines
After more than a year spent mostly at home, the trips are finally starting again. While domestic travel to the United States has already picked up, international travel has been a bit slower to pick up, but now that the restrictions have started to lift, impatient jet-setters are planning their long-delayed escapades. This week, the European Union began lifting restrictions on U.S. travelers, which means it’s time to pull out your passport and start planning that long-delayed getaway.
And just in time for the reopening, fully-business class boutique airline La Compagnie is resuming service between New York and France, and is also launching two brand new routes.
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The Company now offers two flights per week between New York (the company’s hub is at Newark Airport) and Paris (Orly), and plans to increase the number of weekly flights later this year. Round-trip tickets start at $ 1,700, which is a good deal compared to the cost of business flights on other carriers. For comparison, other airlines typically charge over $ 5,000 for round-trip business class tickets.
The Company is also resuming its seasonal direct flights from Newark to Nice (from $ 1,700 round trip) from July 2, with three flights per week. And in even happier news from the jet set, The Company also announced the launch of two * new * routes, as the airline launches flights from New York to Tel Aviv and New York to Milan.
New York-Tel Aviv service starts at $ 2,000 round trip, although it’s not a direct flight. These trips have a stopover of one hour and 30 minutes in Paris, before flying to Israel. As of now, this route will fly from July 21 to October 30, with three weekly flights. The second new route, from Newark to Milan, is a direct flight, starting at $ 1,700 round trip; service is scheduled to begin Nov. 29, with four flights per week.
“Over the past few weeks, we have seen an increase in demand for flights to Israel from the United States. Our 100% Smart Business Class product is a perfect fit for this high-end clientele, and we firmly believe this is an opportunity for our airline to upgrade its summer program. Our human-sized nature allows us to be flexible and to launch a new route just as quickly ”, declared Christian Vernet, Chairman of La Compagnie.
“In a post-Covid-19 era, we anticipate a drop in demand on our New York-Paris route, so we must diversify our range of destinations and look for alternative routes for our second plane. Nice and Tel Aviv are a great combination for the summer season and Milan is a solid long term route with a balanced mix of business and leisure passengers traveling throughout the year, ”he added.
All routes fly on La Compagnie’s Airbus A321neos, which is made up of 76 reclining seats laid out flat in a 2: 2 configuration. It has been a while, but personally I have never had more than good experiences taking La Compagnie; there’s a private lounge, reclining seats, and all the other perks you’d expect on a business class flight. One of the only downsides is that there isn’t quite the level of attention you get in Business Class or First Class from one of the bigger carriers, but that’s just because there are fewer dedicated flight attendants since the entire aircraft is in business. Honestly, it’s worth it to relax in your own round-trip pod on a long overnight flight.
To celebrate the new routes, all La Compagnie tickets are changeable and refundable free of charge up to 24 hours before departure, so if you can’t wait to fly to Paris or the south of France this summer, head to La Site Internet de Compagne. and start booking.