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Atlasglobal Airlines files for bankruptcy and halts all operations

AtlasGlobal Airlines (Turkey) Airbus A330-203 TC-AGL (msn 700) AYT (Andi Hiltl). Image: 949067.

Atlasglobal Airlines has filed for bankruptcy and ceased all operations on February 12, 2020. The last flight was to Baghdad.

Previously on January 29, 2020 the airline announced it would be suspending operations again, until February 9, 2020.

On January 29, 2019, it was announced that the company returned their two Airbus A330-200s (top) to their lessors.

Atlasglobal was established on March 14, 2001 in Turkey, licensed to carry out “Passenger and Cargo Transportation on Unscheduled Flights, Domestic and International” and operated its first flight on June 1, 2001.

Atlasglobal began to operate domestic and international scheduled flights in 2004 with the aim of offering passengers international standards of quality and comfort on board.

Top Copyright Photo: AtlasGlobal Airlines (Turkey) Airbus A330-203 TC-AGL (msn 700) AYT (Andi Hiltl). Image: 949067.

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Atlasglobal Airlines expands its relationship with Air Serbia

AtlasGlobal Airlines (Turkey) Airbus A330-203 TC-AGD (msn 819) AYT (Andi Hiltl). Image: 946931.

Atlasglobal Airlines is expanding its codeshare relationship with Air Serbia. As a result, Atlasglobal has added five new destinations via Air Serbia.

The carrier is adding codeshare service to Prague, Berlin, Zurich, Sofia and Kiev.

Top Copyright Photo: AtlasGlobal Airlines (Turkey) Airbus A330-203 TC-AGD (msn 819) AYT (Andi Hiltl). Image: 946931.

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Eurowings launches new routes in its 2019 summer flight schedule

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Eurowings is releasing the first part of the summer flight schedule 2019 for booking, offering passengers many new routes. From Dusseldorf in particular, new connections complete the portfolio of Eurowings’ largest base, including two flights to the USA: Newark and Las Vegas.

German domestic flights too will be optimized in the summer flight schedule 2019.

The new flights from Dusseldorf are a particular highlight of the upcoming summer flight schedule. Passengers flying from the state capital will have the choice of another destinations worldwide.

The Eurowings’ long-haul offering is continuing its consistent expansion in Düsseldorf.

Starting on July 3, 2019, an Airbus A330 or A340 long-haul jet will fly to the gambling city of Las Vegas in the USA every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. With 40 million tourists a year, the city is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations and will soon be accessible direct from the Rhine.

As of December this year, Newark International Airport will complete the airline’s intercontinental offering, supplementing the New York connections with six flights a week.

Passengers travelling from Dusseldorf can also look forward to Caribbean destinations in the coming summer with Cuba added to the route portfolio. Eurowings will fly to Varadero twice a week and to Havana once a week. 

Asian fans will also get their money’s worth with flights to Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, leaving three times a week.  

Other new destinations available from Dusseldorf are Bologna, Florence and Genoa in Italy. While Bologna is on the flight schedule every day, flights to Florence will depart four times a week – Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays – just perfect for a long weekend. Genoa completes the Italian programme with a weekly connection.

Passengers in Dusseldorf will also be pleased to see a rise in the number of flights on existing routes. Zurich, for example, will see an increase to up to seven daily flights. And in summer 2019, flights to Copenhagen will also be expanded to two a day on weekdays. The Düsseldorf – Vienna route will be augmented with ten weekly connections.

The flight frequency of Eurowings long-haul from Dusseldorf will also increase: Miami will be supplemented with two further flights, appearing on the flight schedule five times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Fort Myers will continue to be served by three flights a week and New York by seven flights a week.

Further changes in the summer flight schedule 2019 affect domestic German air traffic: Eurowings is optimizing domestic flights with better customer-tailored flight times. This includes routes such as Cologne – Berlin, up to 15 times a day starting at €18.99, Stuttgart – Berlin Tegel, also starting at €18.99, and Düsseldorf – Berlin Tegel, starting at €29.99.

There will also be an increase in the number of flights on routes such as Hamburg – Stuttgart (up to eleven additional flights per week), Hamburg – Düsseldorf (up to ten additional flights per week) and Hamburg – Cologne (up to five additional flights per week).

From summer 2019, Eurowings passengers will be heading from Stuttgart to new shores in Sylt with flights to and from the Frisian island in the North Sea every Saturday.

And a new flight taking passengers to Brindisi in Italy is also being added in Hanover. Flights to the port city on the Adriatic will depart every Tuesday from May 7, 2019.

All other photos by Eurowings.

Top Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGF (msn 616) (Las Vegas) CGN (Rainer Bexten). Image: 939080.

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Eurowings is expanding its flight program from Düsseldorf to New York

Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGC (msn 555) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 938293.

Eurowings has made this announcement:

Fly to the city that never sleeps even more frequently from now on – with Eurowings from Düsseldorf.

As of December 1, 2018, the airline will be offering six flights per week to New York’s Newark Airport (EWR) in addition to its existing connections to JFK. Eurowings is taking over the connection which had previously been offered by Lufthansa, allowing passengers flying with Eurowings from the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia to choose between the two New York area airports for the first time.

The flights with an Airbus A330 to Newark (EWR) will take off from Düsseldorf every day except Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. with the flight number EW 1112 and land in Newark at 2:50 p.m. local time. The return flight will leave New York as flight number EW 1113 at 4:50 p.m. local time, arriving in Düsseldorf the next day at 6:05 a.m.

Eurowings is expanding its long-haul program at Düsseldorf’s airport with the additional flights to New York.

The 2018/19 winter flight schedule takes Eurowings passengers from DUS to New York, Fort Myers and Miami (USA), Cancun (Mexico), Punta Cana and Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic), Varadero and Havana (Cuba), Montego Bay (Jamaica) and Bangkok (Thailand).

Düsseldorf is already Eurowings’ biggest location. The Lufthansa subsidiary offers its passengers a bigger selection of routes here than at any other airport. The largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia has become the home base for 40 Eurowings aircraft, with more than 1,700 flights per week leaving for 95 destinations in Germany and around the world.

Fully-featured Business Class on all flights to NYC

All flights from Düsseldorf to New York and all other destinations in the US (Miami and Fort Myers, and Las Vegas as of Summer 2019) offer a BIZclass for the most discerning passengers – a fully-featured Business Class with “full-flat” seats: at the touch of a button, the comfortable seat transforms into a bed that is two meters long and completely horizontal (“full flat”). Eurowings is the only low-cost carrier to offer such a high-value product. Due to the high demand for a Business Class on the route to Newark, Eurowings is using an aircraft with a larger BIZclass on this route, making 30 BIZclass seats available to passengers instead of the previously offered 18.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Eurowings): Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGC (msn 555) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 938293.

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Air France announces new Dallas/Fort Worth service

Air France Airbus A330-203 F-GZCL (msn 519) IAH (Jeffrey S. DeVore). Image: 903430.

Air France has made this announcement:

Starting March 31, 2019, Air France will fly from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Dallas-Fort Worth (United States).

The thirteenth US destination* operated on departure from Paris, will be operated by an Airbus A330 with a capacity of 224 seats and equipped with the latest long-haul travel cabins, with 36 seats in the Business cabin, 21 seats in the Premium Economy cabin and 167 seats in the Economy cabin. Throughout the summer 2019 season, up to 5 weekly flights will connect the two cities.

(PRNewsfoto/DFW International Airport)

Flight schedules (in local time):

AF159: leaves Dallas-Fort Worth at 15:45, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 8:15.

AF150: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 10:10, arrives in Dallas-Fort Worth at 13:50;

From March 31th to June 30th and from September 4th to October 25th 2019: flights operate on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

From July 1st to September 1st: flights operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Top Copyright Photo: Air France Airbus A330-203 F-GZCL (msn 519) IAH (Jeffrey S. DeVore). Image: 903430.

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Eurowings launches a new route from Munich to Bangkok

Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGA (msn 530) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 938292.

Eurowings on June 15 launched another new long-haul service from Munich – this time to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Initially once a week, then twice a week from July 15.

The long-haul service to Bangkok is one of ten new routes, in addition to its dense network of German and European routes, that the airline is offering from Terminal 2 at Munich airport this year. Alongside Düsseldorf, the Bavarian airport is Eurowings’ second location for long-haul services. Passengers can also combine both departure airports: many destinations – including Bangkok – are offered from both airports. In the coming winter flight schedule, Bangkok can only be booked via Düsseldorf, the summer flight schedule also allows passengers from Munich to take direct flights on Fridays and Sundays up to the end of October.

The eleven-hour flight will be operated with an Airbus A330 in long-haul configuration with generous seat spacing, creative in-flight catering and one of the most advanced entertainment systems. Passengers can even surf the Internet during the flight. At bargain prices starting from EUR 199.99 per one-way flight, all Eurowings flights can be booked quickly and conveniently via the Eurowings app or the website: http://www.eurowings.com.

With the launch of yet another long-haul service, Eurowings is continuing its rapid and consistent development at Germany’s second-largest airport. The airline only started flight operations from Munich Airport, located in the Erdinger Moos area, at the end of March last year and now, in addition to the A320 medium-haul fleet, it also has three long-haul aircraft of the Airbus A330 type based there. The addition of two Caribbean routes to Montego Bay in Jamaica and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic is also scheduled for July.

Flight times in detail:

EW206 Munich (MUC) – Bangkok (BKK): Departure 18:05, arrival 10:05 (Friday, touch down following day)

EW207 Bangkok (BKK) – Munich (MUC): Departure 11:35, arrival 18:45 (Saturday)

Additionally, from 15 July 2018:

EW206 Munich (MUC) – Bangkok (BKK): Departure 15:30, arrival 07:30 (Sunday, touch down following day)

EW207 Bangkok (BKK) – Munich (MUC): Departure 09:00, arrival 16:10 (Monday)

Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGA (msn 530) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 938292.

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Eurowings starts service from Fort Myers

Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGE (msn 612) BKK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 940570.

Eurowings yesterday (May 3) started service from Germany to Fort Myers. The airline will operate from Fort Myers to Dusseldorf (formerly served by Airberlin and LTU), Cologne/Bonn and Munich on alternate days.

Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGE (msn 612) BKK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 940570.

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Eurowings to consolidate its long-haul operations at Düsseldorf

Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGD (msn 573) CGN (Rainer Bexten). Image: 937811.

Eurowings is consolidating its long-haul operations at Düsseldorf, a larger catchment area than the current Cologne/Bonn area. The company is attempting to fill the long-haul void left by the demise of Airberlin.

Eurowings started long-haul operations at DUS in November to Cancun, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Veradero. It will greatly expand operations at DUS.

The four Airbus A330-200s currently assigned to the Cologne/Bonn market will be moved to DUS for the winter 2018/2019 season.

Current long-range routes from CGN:

Top Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A330-203 D-AXGD (msn 573) CGN (Rainer Bexten). Image: 937811.

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VIM Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-200

The delivery of the first Airbus A330 to VIM Airlines

On December 23, 2016 VIM Airlines (VIM Avia) took delivery of its first Airbus A330-200. The pictured VIM Airlines A330 is pictured departing Dublin, Ireland bound for the Ulyanovsk Vostochny Airport (UWLW) on its delivery flight. VP-BDV was painted by Eirtech at their Dublin facility. The airliner arrived in Dublin on August 1, 2016 registered as OE-IEA.

Copyright Photo: VIM Airlines (VIM Avia) Airbus A330-203 VP-BDV (msn 535) DUB (Michael Kelly). Image: 936268.