On October 30, 2017, FlyVLM Airlines re launched their Fokker 50 scheduled airline service between Antwerp and London City airport, after an absence of several years. During this time the route was operated by CityJet and their BAe RJ jets, but it did not prove to be economically viable in the long run, so CityJet pulled off the route in 2017. And this opened a new opportunity for the long existing Belgian airline FlyVLM to return to the market with the reliable and proven Fokker 50 aircraft.
JetFlix TV producer Henry Tenby was invited to the media event at Antwerp airport to witness the re launch of service, which included the opportunity to ride and video document the return scheduled flight between Antwerp and London City that day. Before the departure FlyVLM key management delivered speeches to the media and made the aircraft available for photos.
We then joined about 25 or 30 passengers on the official first flight, and filmed the entire event and the return flight to London City. The duration of the Fokker the 50 flight is approximately 50 minutes between Antwerp and London City airport, and in this first video, we have the pleasure in presenting the proceedings at Antwerp airport on the morning of October 30, 2017, as well as the on board departure of the aircraft, under a water cannon salute, for the outbound journey to London City.
This show continues over three parts of a JetFlix TV mini series.
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