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CityJet is an Irish airline, headquartered in Swords, Dublin and flies to many destinations within Europe. The airline started by offering scheduled passenger services, however, in 2017 it changed its business model and now only deals with charter flights and wet-leasing aircraft. CityJet was a parent company to Blue1, a Finnish airline that operated flights to several destinations in Europe until it was dissolved and merged with CityJet in 2016.

Destinations include Amsterdam, Cork, Jersey, Nantes, Florence, Antwerp, Dublin, London City, Paris and Rotterdam. These destinations depend on the airline that leases the aircraft, the airline would choose which destination.

In 2014, German investor Intro Aviation acquired CityJet. CityJet also operated mainly under its own name with a codeshare agreement with Air France and KLM. Cityjet offered over 480 flights a week to major European and UK business centres.CityJet's fleet of 28 aircraft, ten CRJ-900s are currently wet-leased to SAS Scandinavian Airlines. Other ACMI and charter clients are Brussels Airlines, Sunair, Royal Caribbean, Inghams, Sundio Group/Sunweb, Joe Walsh Tours and Sunway Holidays, employing a combination of SSJ 100-95 and ARJ-85 equipment.

Baggage Policy

CityJet has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

The carry-on baggage allowance for CityJet flights allows for passengers to take one item of carry-on baggage, along with an additional small item, such as a laptop or handbag. The combined weight of this baggage can't exceed 12kg. For passengers flying on the AVRO RJ85 or the Embraer E195 aircraft, carry-on baggage must fit within the dimensions of 55 25 x 35 cm. For passengers flying on ATR aircraft, carry-on baggage can't exceed the dimensions of 47.5 x 35 x 20 cm.

Checked Baggage

The checked baggage allowance for CityJet flights is one 20kg bag for all passengers in all classes, except for infants, who are allowed one bag at 10kg. In addition to the 10kg checked bag, infants are also allowed one pushchair or buggy.

Cabin Classes

CityJet passengers can fly in Economy or Business Class.

Economy Class

Economy Class is CityJet's most basic cabin class.

Economy Class Facilities

The Economy Class service is carried out by the airline's professionally trained cabin crew.

Food and drink were available to order once in flight.

Economy Class Seats

Economy Class seats were set out in a 3 x 3 formation and designed to give passengers a relaxed journey.

Business Class

CityJet Business Class is a small upgrade from Economy Class but offers some great additional perks in an exclusive section of the cabin at a low-cost price.

Business Class Facilities

Business Class passengers could enjoy a more personalised service from the airlines Business Class cabin crew.

Business Class passengers were given complimentary food and drink for the duration of their flights.

There is no in-flight entertainment system, but passengers were able to find an in-flight magazine in the back pocket of the seat in front of them.

Business Class Seats

Business Class seats are designed to give more cushioning and comfort. Seats are set out in a 2 x 2 or 3 x 3 configuration.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

There was no in-flight entertainment system on board flights but was magazine is provided.


CityJet passengers can check in online and at the airport. Opening and closing times will depend on the method you choose.

Online Check-in

Online check-in was available from 48 hours before your flight up until one hour before. You could check in online using the CityJet online check-in page and entering your flight details.

Airport Check-in

The check-in counters for CityJet opened 2 hours before your flight and closed anywhere between 15—40 minutes before your flight depending on which airport you were flying from. CityJet check-in was also available at the self-service kiosk at Amsterdam and London City Airport which passengers could use at the airport for a quicker alternative to the check-in counters.

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Hub Airport

Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen Airport is the main international airport serving Copenhagen and other parts of the country. It's located on the island of Amager which is south of the main city of Copenhagen. The airport is the focus city of Air Greenland, DAT, Jettime, Novair and SunClass Airlines.

CityJet also has hubs in London City Airport, Dublin Airport, Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport, Helsinki Airport, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Antwerp International Airport.


CityJet now has a fleet of around 20 aircraft. The fleet consists of Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. CityJet used to use BAE146/Avro RJ85, Fokker 50's, Saab 2000's and Sukhoi Superjet 11.

The airline operates the fleet on behalf of Scandinavian Airlines, and from March 2023, Brussels Airlines. CityJet will also offer the aircraft in both the wet lease and sometimes ad-hoc charter markets.


From March 2023, CityJet has announced that they will operate two CRJ aircraft on behalf of Brussels Airlines.

Frequently asked questions

Is CityJet still flying?

In 2017 CityJet moved away from scheduled flights and instead decided to focus on wet leasing and charter flights. In 2020 CityJet agreed to wet lease services on behalf of Scandinavian Airlines.

How can I check-in for my CityJet flight?

Due to CityJet flights being operated under a wet lease agreement, passengers must check in with the airline directly via their website or in person at the airport.