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KISS me quick and take me to France

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Sign at London Luton airport
easyJet faces a new test in the form of a start-up airline aimed at taking a bite out of the low-cost carrier market. 
Fly Kiss airlines, a French start-up airline, will launch flights from France to the UK from November onwards. The airline will be based at Luton Airport, which currently houses the easyJet fleet.
Fly Kiss will target underserved routes from the UK. Unlike easyjet, Ryanair and Wizz, the three big budget carriers at Luton, Fly Kiss will operate a 49 seat jet and concentrate on “constant attention to quality and satisfaction”.
To begin with, the network will include a series of non-stop and one-stop routes. The routes will include Brest in Brittany and an onward service to Strasbourg.
The new start-up airline is entering the market at a time when there is much uncertainty surrounding the aviation industry in the UK following BREXIT.
Given that the routes targeted by Fly Kiss are currently unserved from the UK, it would appear that they have selected routes that have potential to be successful regardless of what happens post-2019.