FRA-MPL

Eurowings Discover launched a new seasonal service between Frankfurt and Montpellier in southern France on Friday 23 June. The 800-kilometre service will run weekly until 8 September. The airline will utilise an A320 on the route. It faces no competition between the two cities. Flight 4Y614 departs Frankfurt at 12:50 local time, arriving in Montpellier at 14:25 local time. The […]

July 3, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Lynx Air at Halifax

The capital and largest city in Nova Scotia, Halifax welcomed 3.10 passengers in 2022. As shown below, the airport’s traffic in 2022 versus 2019 was, of course, dragged down by the domestic market, mainly because of reductions by Air Canada and WestJet. The transborder US market was the least recovered percentagewise (-78.1%), not helped by […]

A - 30 years EW

Lufthansa’s lower-cost subsidiary Eurowings can trace its origins back to 1993 and has just celebrated its 30thanniversary. A brief history of the airline’s evolution from regional carrier to its current incarnation can be found on the Eurowings corporate website. The basic Eurowings brand (IATA code EW) has been joined in recent times by the long-haul […]

February 10, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

BEL-CPT

There are more flights between European airports and South Africa this northern winter than between Europe and any other country in sub-Saharan Africa. According to Cirium schedules information data, there are 780,000 one-way seats. Europe-South Africa capacity is down by a quarter Even though it is now South Africa’s summer, Europe-South Africa seats remain down […]

FRA - MLE

Europe to the Indian Ocean tourist destination of the Maldives is a large and growing market. It saw an estimated 1.2 million passengers between January and September 2019. Despite the pandemic, or because of it, traffic increased by around 12% versus the same nine months in 2019. Especially good growth was seen from Russia (+106%), […]

November 30, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

FRA - SLC

Eurowings Discover (IATA code 4Y), the mostly long-haul leisure brand from German flag-carrier Lufthansa, launched a new route to the US on Monday 23 May. Using an A330-300, the airline has started 3-weekly service (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) between Frankfurt and Salt Lake City in Utah. The 8,400-kilometre route becomes the carrier’s fourth US destination […]

June 1, 2022 | Latest Route News +

IST - EWR

After non-essential travel between Europe and the US was once again permitted last November, airlines on both continents appear to be hoping that there is plenty of pent-up demand for crossing the Atlantic this summer, as capacity data from Cirium shows that the number of planned seats for the peak summer period is down just […]

A332 at FRA gate

Germany’s Luthansa Group already has a wholly-owned, lower-cost subsidiary, Eurowings (IATA code EW). It even used the airline prior to the pandemic to launch long-haul services from Frankfurt. Cirium Data and Analytics shows that in late October 2019, Eurowings was offering flights from Frankfurt to Barbados, Las Vegas, Mauritius and Windhoek in Namibia. So why […]