Minoan Air has announced its to commence the Oxford-Dublin on 6th March 2013 using Fokker 50s operating three times weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays prior to increasing to double daily Monday to Friday from 10th May.
Minoan Air Chief Commercial Officer Marcos Caramalengos said "We were keen to expand our operations into the UK market place and our research identified London Oxford Airport as the ideal location to inaugurate these services, offering great traffic potential. We are confident passengers will enjoy our service offering and we are already considering the possibility of introducing further routes from Oxford. "
London Oxford Airport MD Andi Pargeter said "We are delighted to welcome these new Minoan Air scheduled services to two key destinations, which will suit leisure and business travelers alike. London Oxford Airport boasts first-class facilities and our strategic location with no other commercial airports within an hour in all directions, makes Oxford the ideal location from which Minoan Air can expand its route network. "
MAV2550 OXF0630 DUB0800 MAV2551 DUB0845 OXF1015 F50 3 5
MAV2560 OXF1630 DUB1800 MAV2561 DUB1845 OXF2015 F50 7
Oxford lies just 40 miles to the north-west of the Greater London area, halfway to the UK’s industrial heartland of the Midlands. Oxford has a diverse economic base. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses. The city is known worldwide as a university town and home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the country .
Minoan Air operates a fleet of 4 Fokker 50 aircraft and plans to add two additional aircraft to the fleet in 2013. The carrier will base a single Fokker 50 in Oxford Airport increasing to two from 10th May.
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