Category Archives: Augsburg Airways

Augsburg Airways operates its last flight for Lufthansa

Augsburg Airways (Munich) today (October 26) operated the last Lufthansa Regional flight for Lufthansa. The airline is closing down as a result. Augsburg was the last independent contractor operating for Lufthansa.

The company started operations as Interot Airways in September 1986. It adopted the current name on November 6, 1995.

Top Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) D-ADHT (msn 4281) in the Lufthansa Regional 2003 livery wears special “Last day” and “bye bye” markings as it approaches Munich on the very last flight for Lufthansa today.

Bottom Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. This historic photo captures the very last arrival for Augsburg Airways at the Munich hub.

Augsburg Airways: AG Slide Show

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Augsburg Airways is likely to be liquidated in late October

Augsburg Airways (Munich) is due to lose its Lufthansa Regional flying contract on October 26, 2013 as we previously reported. According to this report by Augsburger Allgemeine, the chances the airline can survive the contract flying closure are becoming bleaker all of the time. The company is now likely to be shut down and liquidated in late October unless it can champion a new future with a new partner.

The company started scheduled airline service in September 1986 as Interot Airways. It became the current Augsburg Airways on November 6, 1995.

Read the full report (in German): CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. “We have white planes, we are willing to paint”. Augsburg is searching for a new mission or partner since Lufthansa dropped the carrier. Embraer ERJ 190-100LR D-AEMF (msn 19000310) taxies at Geneva.

Augsburg Airways: AG Slide Show

 

Lufthansa cancels its contract with Augsburg Airways, will launch Munich-Vancouver flights on May 16

Lufthansa (Frankfurt) has cancelled the regional feeder contract with the Augsburg Airways (Munich) effective on October 26, 2013.

The five Embraer ERJ 190-200s (ERJ 195s) assigned to Augsburg will be transferred to CityLine also on October 26, 2013.

The company was established in 1980 as Interot Airways. Revenue operations commenced in 1986. In 1996 the airline became Augsburg Airways. In 2003 Augsburg started operating as an Lufthansa Regional carrier. It was the last independent feeder operating for LH.

In other news, Lufthansa is expanding its long-haul services from its Munich hub and next year, for the first time, will offer a nonstop flight from Munich to Vancouver. From May 16, 2013, the new route to the largest city in British Columbia will be served daily with an Airbus A330. The service will complement Lufthansa’s daily flights from Frankfurt.

Read the full report about Augsburg from augsburger-allgemeine.de (in German) : CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf. Augsburg Airways’ Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) D-AEMD (msn 19000305) approaches the Munich hub for landing.

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Augsburg Airways to sell two Bombardier DHC-8-300s to new airline Regent Airways

A drawing of the color scheme of the new carrier Regent Airways (Bangladesh).

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf.

Augsburg Airways (Munich) has retired and is selling its last two Bombardier DHC-8-300 turboprops to new airline Regent Airways (Dhaka). Both DHC-8-314s (D-BEBA, msn 543 and D-BLEJ, msn 521) will be repainted in Bangalore.

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf. D-BEBA has been rolled out at Munich without any markings pending repainting.

Augsburg Airways receives first ERJ 195

 

Augsburg's brand new Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (195) D-AEMA (msn 19000290) is pictured at Gran Canaria in the Lufthansa Regional colors.  Copyright Photo: Tomas Asensio Lopez.

Augsburg's brand new Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (195) D-AEMA (msn 19000290) is pictured at Gran Canaria in the Lufthansa Regional colors. Copyright Photo: Tomas Asensio Lopez.

Augsburg Airways (Lufthansa Regional) (Augsburg and Munich) yesterday (June 9) took delivery of its first Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (195) registered D-AEMA (msn 19000290, ex PT-TZE).  It is painted in Lufthansa Regional 2003 colors but with Augsburg Airways titles.