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New Route of the Day (3 November 2021): Eurowings Discover between Frankfurt and Montego Bay

FRA - MBJ

Eurowings Discover began 2-weekly service on Wednesday 3 November on the 8,210-kilometre route between Frankfurt and Montego Bay in Jamaica. The new Lufthansa subsidiary (IATA code 4Y) will use A330-200s on the route, which is also served by Condor, also 2-weekly. Other airlines connecting Europe with Montego Bay this winter are:

  • British Airways: from London LGW (2-weekly)
  • TUI Airways: from Birmingham (weekly), London LGW (2-weekly) and Manchester (2-weekly)
  • Virgin Atlantic: from London LHR (3-weekly)

What they said

Audley Deidrick, President and CEO, Airports Authority of Jamaica, said: β€œI wish to congratulate the MBJ team for the launch of this service and look forward to its successful operation on the route. This additional airline service will give our aviation and tourism industry a further boost from the European market, as we continue to recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

Rupert Kraus, Head of Network Planning & Airport Relations of Eurowings Discover, who was on the first flight to Montego Bay, added: β€œIt is with excitement and enthusiasm that our new airline took off to its very first flight to Montego Bay. With the easing of travel restrictions and our direct connection, tourists from all over Germany and Europe can once again enjoy the friendly hospitality and beautiful landscape, which Jamaica has to offer. It is a great addition to our current portfolio and we are happy to support the recovery of tourism in Jamaica.”