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Société HOP! is regional airline operating by its subsidiary Air France. The airline brand consists of Airlinair, Brit Air and Régional. The airline offers daily flights to 50 French and European destinations.

HOP! has codeshare agreements with the following airlines: Air Corsica, Air France and Alitalia.

In April 2017, HOP! announced plans to offer new seasonal services from Bastia to Angers, Bordeaux and Rouen, from July - September 2017.


Passengers flying with HOP! may check-in for their flight either online prior to arriving at the airport, or alternatively, once arriving and using the check-in desks.

Online Check-In

When flying with HOP!, you're able to check in for your flight online. This can be done so 30 hours before your departure and you will need the last name on the booking and booking reference to complete. Check before you travel as some routes may not allow online check-in.

Airport Check-In

The check-in deadline at the airport is 30-40 minutes before departure and it's advised that you're at your gate 15 minutes prior to boarding.

Cabin Classes

HOP! offer their passengers 2 cabin classes onboard their aircraft, Economy and Business.

Economy Class

Enjoy a tasty meal, snacks and cold beverages onboard and stay entertained with newspapers and magazines on board. Baggage allowance of 1 x 23kg bag depending on the airfare.

Business Class

Enjoy an appetising meal onboard relaxing with comfort all around you. Seat pitch is 31 inch. Extra baggage allowance of 2 x 32kg bags; carry on baggage allowance of 12kgs.

Baggage Allowance

There are varying baggage policies when flying with HOP!, depending on type of baggage selected.

Carry-On Baggage

When flying with HOP!, passengers are entitled to 1 piece of carry-on luggage that has a maximum dimension of 55 x 35 x 25 cm (115 cm) and also, 1 personal item that weighs up to 12kg in total.

Checked Baggage

Certain fares onboard HOP! flights allow you to have 1 piece of free checked baggage so it's important that you check the fare you've chosen before you fly.

The fares that include the free checked baggage are Basic+, Smart/Standard, Flex, Youth, Family, and Senior.

Checked baggage must weigh no more than 23kg per item and dimensions must not be larger than 158cm.

Food & Drink

HOP! offers food and drink that is available to purchase once onboard your flight but there will also be some complimentary items.

HOP! Meal Options

HOP! passengers will receive a free snack on board their flights. In addition, they can purchase food from the boco menu for their flights. A sample menu can be found from the HOP! website. There is a range of meals available, including a sweet meal, seafood meal, vegetable meal, and farmyard meal. Pre-ordered meals must be purchased at least 24 hours before scheduled departure time.

Special Dietary Requirements

HOP! do not provide any special dietary meals, but passengers can check the ingredients and allergen information on the pre-order meals to see if it suits their needs. In addition, passengers are welcomed to bring their own food onto the plane. Be sure to check if there are any restrictions on which food you can bring on the plane, or how to pack and transport them.

Drinks & Alcohol

Passengers can purchase a range of beverages from the boco menu on the HOP! Website, including drinks such as Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate amongst other drinks.

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Destinations that HOP! flies to

Hop! flies to Brussels, Prague, Croatia, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

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The HOP! fleet used to consist of all these types of aircraft (see list), however, its current fleet as of 2022 consists of 32 Embraers.

  • 11 ATR 42-500
  • 5 ATR72-500
  • 5 ATR 72-600
  • 12 Bombardier CRJ700
  • 14 Bombardier CRJ1000
  • 15 Embraer ERJ-145
  • 15 Embraer E170
  • 10 Embraer E190

Hub Airport

Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport

HOP! has its base at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) in Lyon, France's third largest city. The airport has 2 passenger terminals, Terminal 1 being the busier part of the airport that sees international and regional flights take off. Terminal 2 is where the majority of Air France flights take off.

The Lyon Airport is also the hub airport for easyJet, Transavia and Twin Jet.