Champagne Airlines

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Champagne Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations1998
Ceased operations29 November 2005
Fleet sizeSee Fleet below
DestinationsSee Destinations below

Champagne Airlines was an airline based in Reims, France. It was established in 1998 and operated air-taxi, executive services and scheduled services. Its main base was Reims Airport (RHE), with hubs at Le Havre Octeville Airport and Paris - Le Bourget Airport Heli-Champagne was sister company for helicopter activity.

In November 2005 authorization to operate air services was withdrawn following bankruptcy.

Code data[edit]

  • ICAO Code: CPH
  • Callsign: Champagne


In July 2005 it was clear that the company was in debt and with a serious cash shortage.[1] In October 2005, Champagne Airlines gave up its only scheduled route between Le Havre and Toulouse.[2] On 29 November 2005 the Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC) withdrew authorization for Champagne Airlines to operate air services following its bankruptcy.[3]


The Champagne Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft in July 2005:[1]


  1. ^ a b Depeches UNAC 1 July 2005 (in French)
  2. ^ CH-Aviation 19 October 2005
  3. ^ DGAC Archived July 6, 2007, at the Wayback Machine 29 November 2005 (in French)