10/14/2010: CCM Rebrands as Air Corsica

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, French regional airline Compagnie Corse Mediterranee (CCM) was rebranded as Air Corsica (XK) in 2010. 

Founded in 1989 by Corsican politician Pierre-Philippe Ceccaldi, the airline was established on the grounds of Ajaccio-Campo dell’Oro Airport in Ajaccio, today Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport (AJA), Corsica, France, with the aim of offering improved connectivity to the Mediterranean island.

Flights were launched in 1990 between Ajaccio, Bastia, and Nice with a fleet of ATR-72s. The airline introduced its first jet, the Fokker 100, in 1992 on its Ajaccio (AJA) to Marseilles (MRS) and Bastia (BIA) to MRS routes. The Fokker read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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