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Established and started operations in 2003. Scheduled & charter, international, passenger, jet airplane services.
Debis AirFinance House
EIRE/IRELAND WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1919, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 70,284 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 3.6 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS DUBLIN, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE ENGLISH AND GAELIC.
April 2003: Formed by former TransAer (TSD) boss, Peter McGoldrick, also former Ryanair (RYR) (CEO) with a joint venture marketing agreement with Amsterdam-based lessor Debis AirFinance (DEA) to offer wet leases and charters. Also offered bridge leasing, training support services, and tour operator partnerships.
September 2004: Kent, UK, airport owner and operator PlaneStation has a 30% stake in EUjet, while Kent County Council holds a # 100,000 pound/$180,000 investment.
Has now re-postioned itself as a low-fares carrier and will phase-out its former wet-lease activities. Hopes to carry >500K passengers in its 1st year of operations.
Launches scheduled operations from Kent International Airport, Manston UK to Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, Girona, & Nice, and later will serve Barcelona, Edinburgh, Faro, Glasgow, Jersey, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Prague, and Shannon. It will add winter ski destinations of Geneva, Salzburg, Toulouse, Turin, & Zurich, in 12/04. Shannon operations start serving Dublin, Faro, Geneva, Kent, Malaga, & Murcia.
In addition to Kent International, PlaneStation also owns the Lahr and Scwerin-Parchim airports near Berlin.
October 2004: Manston - Shannon (weekly).
December 2004: In 3/05, Barcelona - Girona. Manston - Alicante, Belfast International, Budapest, Cologne, Newcastle. In 5/05, Manston - Seville, Valencia.
May 2005: EUJet (EUJ) is an Irish low-fare airline operating a growing network of services from Shannon in Ireland and Kent International in the UK.
(ICAO) Code: EUY.
Parent organization/shareholders: PlaneStation Group (100%).
Main Base: Shannon International (SNN).
Hub: Kent International (MSE).
Domestic, scheduled destinations: Dublin, & Shannon.
International, scheduled destinaions: Amsterdam; Barcelona; Edinburgh; Faro; Geneva; Glasgow; Madrid; Malaga; Manchester; Manston; Murcia; Nice; Palma de Mallorca; Prague; Saltzburg; Toulouse; Turin; & Zurich.
July 2005: Suspended operations when its parent company, airport operator PlaneStation, entered administration. The filing resulted in operations being suspended at PlaneStation's main facility, Kent International airport near London, which is EuJet (EUJ)'s operating base.
Peter McGoldrick (CEO), stated that any deal to secure new funding for the airline is unlikely with operations at its Kent International base being suspended.