Media Release: A new route from Glasgow to Halifax and Paris with the French airline, Europe Airpost


During the 2014 Summer season, Europe Airpost will operate flights between Paris, Glasgow and Halifax – the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia

EVERY week during summer time, between 4 July and 29 August, Europe Airpost will connect Glasgow to Paris and Halifax.

The schedule for this very new route is as follows:

Glasgow – Halifax

Thursday : Departs from Glasgow 2:30 p.m.

Arrives in Halifax 5:00 p.m.

Friday : Departs from Halifax 10:00 a.m.

Arrives in Glasgow 8:00 p.m.

Glasgow – Paris

Friday : Departs from Glasgow 8:50 p.m.

Arrives in Paris-CDG 11:30 p.m

Thursday : Departs from Paris-CDG 1:00 p.m.

Arrives in Glasgow 1:40 p.m.

All times specified are local and subject to government approval.

The flights will be carried out with a Boeing 737-700, configured in a two-class lay-out, with a capacity of 128 seats: 24 in Premium class and 104 in Economy class.

Prices will start at £499 for a round trip to Halifax and £165 for a round trip to Paris, with all taxes and baggage fees included (Within the authorised baggage allowance).

Tickets are available through travel agencies, on the Europe Airpost website: or 0844 482 2382 (Monday to Friday from 09:00 a.m. to 17:30 p.m.)

Says Jean-François Dominiak, CEO of Europe Airpost: “The launch of this new route meets Europe Airpost strategy of diversification with the operation of series of scheduled flights.

“The Boeing 737-700 aircraft of the company perfectly suits the needs of a summer transatlantic connection between Glasgow and Halifax.”

Francois Bourienne, Glasgow Airport’s commercial director, added: “The French and Canadian markets are both extremely important to us and these flights will provide new capacity during the summer holidays, which is our busiest period of the year.

“It is also pleasing to see Halifax restored to our route network as there is clearly a demand for this service due to the strong links between Scotland and Canada.”

Europe Airpost is one of the top French airlines. It is a member of the international ASL Aviation Group and is a unique airline with dual activities: passenger and freight.

Headquartered in Paris-CDG, Europe Airpost has bases at main airports in France and Europe and ranks number one for leisure flights out of the French regions.

Continues a spokesperson: “The airline has built its reputation on a flawless quality of service and is proud to report a 97,66 per cent client satisfaction level and a quality of service standards among the highest in the market, with regularity rates of 100 per cent and punctuality departure within 15 minutes rates of 95,4 per cent for the passenger activity.

“Europe Airpost has around 500 employees and operates a fleet comprising 18 Boeing 737 aircraft. It annually transports 550,000 passengers and posts a turnover of 196 million euros.

“Heir of the prestigious Aéropostale, Europe Airpost celebrates in 2014 its 14th anniversary.”

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