The inaugural French flight on International Airlines Group’s (IAG) long-haul low-cost airline brand Level will take-off today from Paris Orly Airport at 19:45h (local time).
The Airbus A330-200 aircraft will arrive into Montreal, Canada at 21:30h (local time) with more than 300 passengers on board. It will operate three times a week and tomorrow Level will also commence its four per week service to Guadeloupe.
Level’s Paris flights are operated by IAG’s French airline OpenSkies which has transitioned into Level.
Flights from Paris Orly to Guadeloupe start on 3 July, 2018 and operate four times per week. From 4 November, 2018 services will increase to five flights per week. Flights to Martinique start on 3 September, 2018 and operate three times per week.
From 4 November, 2018 services will increase to five flights per week. Flights to New York start on September 4, 2018 and operate four times per week.
Speaking at Paris Orly was IAG chief executive, Willie Walsh who said: “We’re delighted to start flying from our second European city. Level is performing really well and ahead of our expectations in all markets.
“We will continue to invest in Level and are committed to accelerating its growth. Last week we launched its new short-haul operation in Austria which will fly from Vienna to 14 European destinations from 17 July.
“Level is breaking the mould by providing consumers with more choice and amazing fares.”
In Barcelona, a third A330-200 will start operations in September and another one will be added next year totalling four aircraft in 2019. Level currently operates from El Prat’s airport to Buenos Aires, San Francisco and Boston with a summer service to Los Angeles.