Eurowings Discover, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, has announced 7 new long-haul routes from its main German hubs, Frankfurt and Munich. Flights will begin in Summer 2022 with tickets going live next week.
As mentioned, Eurowings Discover is a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group and its main focus is long-haul leisure travellers. Using Airbus A330s, the startup aims to compete against Condor, another well-established German carrier, who just sold 51% of its business. Ahead of the launch, the airline has revealed 4 new routes from Frankfurt and 3 from Munich.
From Frankfurt, the airline will fly to 4 brand-new destinations. Across the pond, the airline will fly to Fort Myers, Panama City, and Salt Lake City. These 3-times-a-week flights will start in March 2022, except Salt Lake City, which will launch in May. Meanwhile, the airline will also launch twice-weekly flights to Kilimanjaro in June 2022.
From Munich, Eurowings Discover will operate twice-weekly flights. Starting March 2022, Lufthansa will use its newest subsidiary to resume flights to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. In addition to this, it will operate flights to Cancun in Mexico and Las Vegas in the US.
About Eurowings Discover
The airline was initially known as Ocean, although this wasn’t intended to be its customer-facing name. The name Ocean lives on in the airline’s ICAO code, OCN. Its IATA code is 4Y.
The German carrier will initially operate 3 Airbus A330 aircraft. Rather than starting from scratch like PLAY and Breeze Airways, Eurowings Discover has the backing of one of Europe’s major airline groups. This means that finding aircraft and other assets necessary for the launch of operation should be slightly more manageable.
The flights will initially be published with Lufthansa flight numbers next week (26th May 2021) before being transferred across to Eurowings Discover.
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