Joon starts Oslo route taking its network to 13 destinations

posted on 19th March 2018 by Jordan Newton
Joon starts Oslo route taking its network to 13 destinations

Air France subsidiary Joon launched an 18 times weekly service between Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport and Oslo Airport on 16 March.

The low-cost carrier which started operations in the autumn of 2017, is operating an Airbus A320 on the route between the capital city of France and the capital of Norway.

Oslo Airport is operated by Avinor and vice president of traffic development, Jasper Spruit said: “Norway prides itself on being up-to-date, contemporary and innovative, therefore Joon is the perfect addition to our airline portfolio.

“Air France has created an airline for anyone looking for a new kind of travel experience. Joon fits in effortlessly with Avinor’s aspirations to meet the expectations of a new generation of traveller and the hopes they have of the air transport industry in today’s and tomorrow’s world.”

France is Oslo’s seventh largest country market to be served this summer, with the Norwegian capital city gateway offering close to 2,200 flights .

Air France’s latest initiative will consolidate the airline’s position as the Nordic airport’s 12th largest carrier with more than 5,800 weekly seats between Oslo and Paris throughout the season.

Joon will fly to 13 destinations this summer, as Oslo – the airline’s first Scandinavian destination – joins its network of 228 flights a week from Paris CDG to Barcelona, Berlin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Naples, Porto and Rome as well as the airline’s long-haul network to Fortaleza, Cairo, Cape Town, Mahé and Tehran.

Air France and KLM Norway sales director, Halvor Gløersen said: “We are proud to present our latest and most innovative travel concept, Joon, tailored to meet the demands of a new generation of traveller, ranging from organic food to chic airline personnel.

“We offer the best route to Paris – and from CDG our Norwegian passengers can also travel further through the Air France worldwide grid.”