Air France’s three existing regional carriers will combine to form HOP! as part of the airline’s competitive restructuring efforts.
HOP! aims to become the reference airline on inter-regional routes in France and Europe for business and leisure travel.
Within the framework of ‘Transform 2015’, the Air France Group has restructured its short and medium-haul operations, which is posting substantial deficit, into three complementary areas of activity: Air France, HOP! and Transavia France.HOP! will begin operating point-to-point flights from Paris-Orly and the domestic network, as well as flights to the hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle on behalf of Air France, beginning mid-2013.
Transavia France will operate flights to destinations across Europe and the Mediterranean from Paris-Orly and other regional cities.
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T