Surf Air takes off from London City Airport

Terry Spruce
By Terry Spruce November 23, 2017 09:00

Surf Air takes off from London City Airport

Surf Air will relocate its London service to London City Airport, with flights taking off from next month.

The move from Luton Airport follows feedback from members and makes the service more convenient for its network of entrepreneurs and business travellers.

The London to Zurich route became a daily service on 13 November, while flights from Zurich to Luxembourg and Munich will commence in early 2018 as a response to member demand and from frustration among frequent travellers with the other commercial options currently available.

“Surf Air’s convenient subscription model and streamlined service better fits the demanding schedules of busy professionals and frequent travellers.”

Simon Talling-Smith (pictured below), CEO of Surf Air Europe, said: “Surf Air’s convenient subscription model and streamlined service better fits the demanding schedules of busy professionals and frequent travellers.

“Surf Air gives them back more time to enjoy their lives instead of queuing and waiting around in airport terminals.  Our move to London City Airport is what our members asked for and reflects the demand for a more efficient approach to business travel.”

Richard Hill, chief commercial officer at London City Airport, said: “The Surf Air business model adds an exciting new offer to London City Airport’s time-poor business travellers, to complement our extensive airline network. Surf Air customers will benefit from the outstanding facilities of our private Jet Centre, offering luxury, speed and convenience every time they travel through, and our team look forward to getting to know each member personally so they can cater for their exact requirements.”

Surf Air is adding two new aircraft to its European operation. The Pilatus PC-12s will be based in Zurich and used to fly members to Luxembourg from February 2018 and Munich from March 2018. The latest additions join the current fleet of Embraer Phenom 300s based at Surf Air at London City Airport.

Surf Air was founded in the US in 2013, where it serves 17 destinations from hubs in California and Texas.

Terry Spruce
By Terry Spruce November 23, 2017 09:00

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