EUROWINGS Introduces New Routes

EUROWINGS Introduces New Routes

Over the last few days, Eurowings has updated their timetable to reflect the launch of several new routes for the Fall/Winter of 2017/18.    The routes are primarily seasonal, either bringing passengers to warmer climates or taking them to winter hot spots for skiing.

Some of the flights will be operated by the aircraft that have been wet-leased by Lufthansa from Air Berlin, while others will fly under Germanwings flight numbers and aircraft.

The new routes are as follow:

Cologne – Grenoble effective October 29 will begin 1x/week service (Sunday).

Dusseldorf – Marrakech effective November 4 will begin 1x/week service (Saturday).

Dusseldorf – Zagreb effective October 31 will begin 2x/week service (Tuesday / Thursday).

Munich – Barcelona effective October 29 will begin 4x/week service (Monday/Tuesday/Friday/Sunday).

Munich – Fuerteventura effective October 29 will begin 2x/week service (Tuesday / Sunday).

Munich – Lanzarote effective November 1 will begin 1x/week service (Wednesday).

Munich – Las Palmas effective October 31 will begin 2x/week service (Tuesday / Saturday).

Munich – Marrakech effective November 3 will begin 1x/week service (Friday).

Munich – Skopje effective October 31 will begin 2x/week service (Tuesday / Friday).

Munich – Tenerife South effective October 30 will begin 2x/week service (Monday / Thursday).

Salzburg – Birmingham effective October 30 will begin 2x/week service  (Thursday / Saturday).

Salzburg – Glasgow effective December 9 will begin 1x/week service (Wednesday).

Salzburg – London Stansted effective October 29 will begin 4x/week service (Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday).

Salzburg – Manchester effective December 4 will begin 2x/week service (Monday / Friday).

H/T: AirlineRoute.net
 

BRUSSELS AIRLINES Introducing Russian Sukhoi In 2 Weeks

BRUSSELS AIRLINES Introducing Russian Sukhoi In 2 Weeks

As part of a wide ranging strategy to update and streamline fleet operations, Brussels Airlines will introduce the Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjet on several routes beginning March 26.   Three SSJ100s  will will be wet-leased from CityJet (Irish carrier) meaning that the aircraft will be operated by CityJet crew.   CityJet is the only Western European airline to operate the Russian-made aircraft.

CityJet's Sukhoi SSJ100 SuperJet. Photo Courtesy of CityJet

CityJet’s Sukhoi SSJ100 SuperJet. Photo Courtesy of CityJet

The lease arrangement is in place for 2 years as Brussels Airlines transitions away from the Avro RJ100 ‘Jumbolino’ and awaits A320 aircraft to be brought in as replacements for the Avro.    As it stands today, the last 8 of Brussels Airlines Avro’s are scheduled to be removed from service by November 2017.

The Brussels Airlines destinations that will see the SuperJet will be Basel,  Berlin Tegel, Birmingham, Bologna, Bordeaux, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Krakow, Milan Linate, Milan (Linate AND Malpensa), Nice, Prague, Venice, Vienna, and Warsaw.

 

LUFTHANSA Updates Long Haul Aircraft Assignments For Fall/Winter 2018

LUFTHANSA Updates Long Haul Aircraft Assignments For Fall/Winter 2018

Before Spring ever arrives (at least north of the Equator), LH is already looking to the end of the year and has tweaked aircraft assignments on a handful of long-haul routes.   This of course is done primarily because of demand shifts based on the season as well as maintenance schedules for certain aircraft types.

The changes are as follows:

  • Frankfurt – Atlanta beginning October 29 will see the A343.
  • Frankfurt – Bangkok effective October 28 will see the A380 instead of the 744.
  • Frankfurt – Chennai effective October 29 will see the 343.
  • Frankfurt – Dallas effective October 29 will see a mix of the A333 and A343.
  • Frankfurt – Hong Kong effective October 29 will see the 747-8i instead of the A380.
  • Frankfurt – Male effective November 1 will see the A333 in stead of the A343.
  • Frankfurt – Philadelphia effective October 29 will see the A343.
  • Frankfurt – Rio de Janeiro effective October 28 will see the 747 instead of the 747-8i.

Source:  Lufthansa Schedule Management