Brighton Magazine

The Brighton Magazine

Selected Brighton Magazine Article
Tuesday 05 March 2013

Brighton City Airways Now Flying One Hour Trips To Paris

Brighton City Airways, the new airline operating from Brighton Shoreham Airport launched its daily services to Paris this week, providing the fastest link to France's capital from Brighton and the surrounding areas.



The flights are the only international scheduled service out of Brighton Shoreham Airport and land at Paris Pontoise, close to central Paris, allowing passengers to reach the city centre within just two and a half hours of parking at Shoreham – half the time it takes to travel via Heathrow or by train.  

There are no flights to Paris from Gatwick.  Brighton City Airways" tickets cost from £69 one way, including all taxes and charges. 

Brighton City Airways was conceived by Jonathan Candelon, MD of leading career pilot school Flying Time Aviation, based at Brighton Shoreham Airport, and Neil Laughton, entrepreneur, pilot and adventurer, famous for leading Bear Grylls to the summit of Mt. Everest and managing his Mission Everest world record motorised parachute flight in 2007.

Jonathan Candelon said: "Neil and I are excited to bring this new service to the Brighton area. We are not only making it easy and affordable for passengers to enjoy Paris for day trips, weekends and short or long breaks, but we are also bringing French visitors over to discover the South of England and its attractions." 


Avoiding the congestion and delays often associated with larger airports, the airline provides a fast and hassle-free travel experience.  

Special features include easy parking just yards from the terminal for £5 per night, quick check-in and boarding and a comfortable departure lounge.  

It takes just one hour to fly to Paris on the 19-seat Let 410 commuter aircraft and there are convenient rail connections to central Paris as well as to La Defense Business District, which is just 22 miles away. 

Shuttle transfers to train stations and parking at Shoreham can be purchased at the time of booking. 
  
The airline has an innovative and flexible approach to customer service - seats to Paris can be secured online at brightoncityairways.com with a £20 deposit (each way) and the remainder can be paid later, up to two weeks before the flight date.  

Shoreham airport manager Ric Belfield added: "This is absolutely what we want to see at the airport, scheduled international travel bringing people through our historic airport, which was the first licensed airfield in Britain. 

"This prompted us to rename the airport Brighton (Shoreham) Airport, to link it properly to our neighbouring city."

For up-to-date flight info visit brightoncityairways.com


by: Mike Cobley


   

Brighton was doused in colour twice at the weekend (Saturday September 20th) as more than 10,000 runners of all ages, shapes and sizes took part in The Color Run.
New City Kings, who are set to play The latest Music Bar in Brighton, next month, are donating a percentage of their UK gig fees to the Give A Gig campaign that is being run by the National Youth Music Foundation. 
Following Virginia McKenna's recent appearance at Whalefest, in Brighton, she releases, Tonight The Moon is Red, a very personal collection of poems that recall places, animals, concerns and people that have moved and inspired her over the past 30 years.
An amazing collaboration between The Band Project, Rizzle Kicks drummer - Lewis Whittington and the Brighton Guitar Academy will offer a unique free music workshop for local youngsters at Brighton Electric, later this month.
Following a well received  headline show at this summer's Songlines Festival, Grammy-winner Dobet Gnahoré returns with fourth album Na Drê and a specially-commissioned show featuring her band and African dancers.
Young people all over Brighton are being given the chance to take part in a memorable and educational cinematic experience as part of the Into Film Festival - the world's biggest youth film festival - when it comes to cinemas across the region.
Local resident  and comedian Jim Moir (better known as Vic Reeves), wife Nancy and daughters Lizzy and Nellie, had a wild experience in South Africa recently, when they flew out to the Shamwari Game Reserve with international wildlife charity, The Born Free Foundation.
After twenty years in Everything But The Girl, and ten years as a respected DJ and record label boss of Buzzin' Fly, Ben Watt announced last year he was parking everything to complete two long-planned creative solo projects. 

Bradley Wiggins will defend his title and compete in this year's Tour of Britain cycle race, which arrives in Brighton on 13th September.
The International Ocean Film Festival at Brighton Dome originates from the team behind the Banff Mountain Film Festival and  promises a sublime cinematic journey above and below the waves.
Archive search

Search our archives for what's on and gone for the best of this city's theatre music comedy news and much more...






Latest Brighton Jobs

Senior Team Member

Salary: £7.39 per hour Vacancy Details: Full Time, Permanent. Retail Shift Pattern: 39 Hours, Mon - Sun, You must be fully flexible Benefits: Generous...
Greggs - Brighton
More details

Team Member

Salary: After you've completed your training, you can expect to earn £6.94 per hour as a Team Member - our starting rate is £6.74 per hour. Team Members under...
Greggs - Burgess
More details

Locum Consultant Dermatologist Wanted

Corrigan's Door locums require a Dermatology Consultant to start a 3 month doctor locum contract for our NHS hospital client. This job in healthcare will suit a...
Corrigan's Door Ltd - Sussex
More details

Customer Service Advisor- Flexi-time

We want to change the way we speak to our high street customers. We want to make things simpler and clearer, and we're aiming to lead the industry for...
Santander - Sussex
More details
Organising a conference or event in Brighton?
See our Brighton Conference section.
Brighton web design by ...ntd