Air Corsica

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Not to be confused with CM Airlines.
Air Corsica
Air corsica logo.png
Founded 1989 (as Compagnie Corse Mediterranee)
2000 (as CCM Airlines)
Commenced operations 2010
Hubs Ajaccio - Campo dell'Oro Airport
Secondary hubs
Fleet size 10
Destinations 17
Parent company Collectivité Territoriale de Corse, Air France-KLM
Headquarters Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Air Corsica Airbus A320

Compagnie Aérienne Corse Méditerranée S.A.E.M., trading as Air Corsica (formerly CCM Airlines), is a French regional airline with its head office on the grounds of Ajaccio – Campo dell'Oro Airport (Napoleon Bonaparte Airport) in Ajaccio, Corsica, France.[1] It operates passenger services from Corsica to continental France. Its main base is Ajaccio - Campo dell'Oro Airport, with hubs at Figari Sud-Corse Airport, Bastia - Poretta Airport and Calvi - Sainte-Catherine Airport.[2]


The airline was established as Compagnie Corse Mediterranee on 1 January 1989 and started services in June 1990. It changed its name to CCM Airlines in November 2000 and to Air Corsica in October 2010. A partnership with Air France has been developed and the network expanded.

The airline is owned by Collectivité Territoriale de Corse (60.37%), Air France (11.94%), Crédit Agricole (7.55%), SNCM (6.68%) and the remainder with 6 smaller investors. It has 653 employees (at March 2007).[2]


Air Corsica operates the following services (at May 2013):


Air Corsica Fleet[3]
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Routes
Airbus A320-200 5 0 180 Marseille, Paris and seasonal routes
ATR 72-500 6 0 70 Ajaccio, Bastia to Marseille or Nice
Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Figari to Lyon

On 14 June 2005 the airline agreed the purchase of 6 new ATR 72–500 aircraft to replace ATR 72–200, in a contract worth over $100 million. Deliveries took place between late 2005 and mid 2007, with the aircraft being operated under an Air France-KLM franchise on services from the four Corsican airports to Lyon, Marseille and Nice.[4]



Air Corsica operates certain flights as a franchise for Air France and Alitalia.[5]

IT systems[edit]

Air Corsica outsources its Passenger Service System, which manages reservations, inventory and pricing to Amadeus using the Altéa system.


  1. ^ "Relations Clientèle." CCM Airlines. Retrieved on 12 February 2010. "Siège social de CCM Aéroport Napoléon Bonaparte BP 505 – 20186 AJACCIO CEDEX "
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 62. 
  3. ^ Air Corsica official fleet page
  4. ^ Air International, July 2005
  5. ^ Air Corsica to Start Corsica – Rome Service Jun–Sep 2012 with Alitalia

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