Category Archives: Level (France)

IAG reports a first quarter operating loss of €1,068 million

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Level France reportedly to wind down operations

Following the previous announcement of Level Europe (Vienna), Level France (formerly OpenSkies) is reportedly planning to wind down operations from Paris (Orly) and retire the brand and the company according to El Pais.

Consultations with the unions on how the company will close its doors will proceed later this month.

Level (France) has not yet made any formal announcement.

Level flies directly between Paris (Orly) and Newark, Montreal, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and Fort-de-France, Martinique.


Level to start Paris – Las Vegas service in October

Level (France) Airbus A330-202 F-HLVL (msn 1864) ORY (Wingnut). Image: 946106.

Level (Paris-Orly) will launch a new route from Paris (Orly) to Las Vegas on October 30. The twice-weekly service (Wednesdays and Sundays) will operate with Airbus A330-200s.


Top Copyright Photo: Level (France) Airbus A330-202 F-HLVL (msn 1864) ORY (Wingnut). Image: 946106.

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OpenSkies ends Boeing operations, retires the brand

Type Retired: September 2, 2018 (BA8004 Newark - Paris Orly)

OpenSkies (Paris-Orly) was the trans-Atlantic airline of the International Airlines Group (IAG). It now operates under the Level brand with the retirement of the last Boeing aircraft.

The airline was a full-service carrier and offered three class service cabins on board its Boeing aircraft and operated between Paris-Orly Airport and both Newark and New York (JFK).

OpenSkies on social media announced the end:

On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:40 am: ultimate landing at Paris Orly for OpenSkies. We thank all of you for your loyalty, trust and enthusiasm!

Previously the carrier announced on September 2, 2018:

Today (September 2) at 7:00 pm, flight BA8004 from Newark to Paris, marks the last takeoff of the company OpenSkies. We thank our teams and all the passengers for having shared Transatlantic memories since 2008.

The last flight was operated with Boeing 767-300 F-HILU on this flight from EWR to ORY.

Previously the last Boeing 757-200 flight was operated by F-HAVN on August 25, 2018 from Paris (Orly) to Newark.

Top Copyright Photo: OpenSkies (British Airways) Boeing 767-336 ER F-HILU (msn 24341) JFK (Fred Freketic). Image: 937268.

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