HOP!

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HOP!
Logo of Hop.svg
IATA
A5
ICAO
HOP
Callsign
AIR HOP/HOP (AIR 'OP)
Founded 2013 (After Airlinair, Brit Air and Régional merger)
Commenced operations 31 March 2013
Hubs
Frequent-flyer program Flying Blue
Alliance SkyTeam (affiliate)
Fleet size 121
Destinations 135
Company slogan "Faire un saut d'une région à l'autre"[1]
"From here to here"[2]
Parent company Air France
Headquarters Rungis, France
Website www.hop.fr/en/

Société HOP![3] is a regional subsidiary of Air France. It was formed from a merger of Airlinair, Brit Air and Régional. The new subsidiary offers 530 daily flights to 136 French and European destinations. Its head office is in the Parc tertiaire Silic in Rungis in Greater Paris.[4]

History[edit]

The new airline was created to better compete with the low-cost airlines which have taken a significant market share of Air France's regional routes. It offers a total of 121 aircraft combined from a merger of the Air France regional subsidiaries- Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne, Brit Air, and Airlinair.

Destinations[edit]

Main article: HOP! destinations

Fleet[edit]

As of February 2014, the HOP! fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 12.8 years.[5]

HOP! Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 42-500 15 48
ATR 72-500 10 70
Bombardier CRJ100ER 10 50 5 stored
Bombardier CRJ700 15 72
Bombardier CRJ1000 13 2 100
Embraer ERJ 135 5 37 stored
Embraer ERJ 145 20 50
Embraer E170-100ER 16 4 76
Embraer E190-100LR 10 2 100 2 Older Aircraft are to be sold to KLM Cityhopper
Total 114 8 10 stored

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://corporate.airfrance.com/en/press/news/article/item/hop-from-here-to-here-1/
  3. ^ "Mentions légales." HOP! Retrieved on April 27, 2013.
  4. ^ "Legal notice." HOP! Retrieved on April 27, 2013. "HOP! French Limited Company with a capital of 120,028,000 euros Parc tertiaire Silic - 40 rue d’Arcueil - 94150 Rungis, France"
  5. ^ HOP! Fleet Details and History

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