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Eurowings takes off to Malaga, Alicante and Catania from Dortmund

Germanwings' 2016 "Borussia Dortmund Mannschaftsairbus" (Team Airbus) logo jet

Eurowings made this announcement:

A triple premiere at Dortmund Airport: Germany’s leading holiday airline Eurowings took off on June 2 for the first time to the new destinations MalagaAlicante and Catania.

The flights are part of Eurowings’ significantly expanded range of attractive holiday destinations in the 2021 summer flight schedule and complement the existing Eurowings connections to the popular holiday island of Majorca and to Split.

Further first flights are scheduled for the coming days to NaplesHeraklion and Kavala. Eurowings will take off to the island of Rhodes on July 2. For the period of the North Rhine-Westphalia summer holidays, Eurowings is planning 280 departures from Dortmund with a capacity of more than 48,000 seats.

As part of its expanded summer program, Eurowings is now stationing a second aircraft in the Ruhr metropolis. In particular, the “BVB Mannschafts-Airbus” – a photo motif known throughout Europe due to its special black and yellow livery – will be a regular guest at its official home airport in the Ruhr region. Already the evening before, the “BVB Mannschafts-Airbus ” was welcomed with a water fountain by the airport fire brigade upon its arrival in Dortmund. The Airbus A320 with the registration “D-AIZR” took off full of holiday-hungry passengers to the new summer destination Alicante.

The Eurowings summer destinations 2021 at a glance

Dortmund-Munich up to 11 times a week

Dortmund-Split up to twice a week

Dortmund-Majorca up to 16 times weekly

Dortmund-Alicante up to twice weekly

Dortmund-Malaga up to twice weekly

Dortmund-Catania up to three times weekly

Dortmund-Naples up to twice weekly

Dortmund-Heraklion up to three times a week

Dortmund-Kavala up to twice weekly

Dortmund-Rhodes twice weekly

Top Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A320-214 WL D-AIZR (msn 5525) (BVB 09 – Mannschaftsairbus) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 934497.

Eurowings aircraft slide show:

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 12.2 million passengers on board in April 2018

Lufthansa's first 747-400 in the new revised  livery - "optimised blue"

In April 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 12.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 9.1% compared to the previous year’s month, although last year’s German Easter holidays fell in April. The available seat kilometers were up 7.4% over the previous year, at the same time, sales increased by six percent. The seat load factor decreased by 1.1 percentage points compared to April 2017 to 81.2%. In the first four months of 2018, the Group continues to record levels of capacity, capacity utilization and passenger numbers.

The currency-adjusted sales environment developed positively in April compared to the previous year.

Cargo capacity increased 6.9% year-on-year, while cargo sales were up 3.4% in revenue tonne-kilometer terms. As a result, the Cargo load factor showed a corresponding reduction, decreasing 2.3 percentage points in the month to 67.2%.

Above Copyright Photo: Lufthansa tweets the shade of blue for the new livery. Lufthansa Boeing 747-430 D-ABVM (msn 29101) DUB (Greenwing). Image: 941854.

Network Airlines
The Network Airlines Lufthansa German Airlines, Swiss and Austrian Airlines carried 8.9 million passengers in April, 6.1% more than in the prior-year period. Compared to the previous year, the available seat kilometers increased by 5.4% in April. The sales volume was up 3.8% over the same period, decreasing seat load factor by 1.2 percentage points to 81.2%.

Lufthansa German Airlines transported 5.9 million passengers in April, a 4.7% increase compared to the same month last year. A 3.8% increase in seat kilometers in April corresponds to a 1.7% increase in sales. Furthermore, the seat load factor was 80.7%, therefore 1.7 percentage points below the prior-year’s level.

Germanwings' 2016 "Borussia Dortmund Mannschaftsairbus" (Team Airbus) logo jet

Above Copyright Photo: Eurowings Airbus A320-214 WL D-AIZR (msn 5525) (BVB 09 – Mannschaftsairbus) LHR (SPA). Image: 941520.

Eurowings Group
The Eurowings Group with the airlines Eurowings (including Germanwings) and Brussels Airlines carried around 3.3 million passengers in April. Among this total, three million passengers were on short-haul flights and 250,000 flew long-haul. This amounts to an increase of 18.3% in comparison to the previous year. April capacity was 17.9% above its prior-year level, while its sales volume was up 17.0%, resulting in a decreased seat load factor by 0.7 percentage points of 81.2%.

On short-haul services the Airlines raised capacity 20.9% and increased sales volume by 20.3%, resulting in a 0.4 percentage points decrease in seat load factor of 80.3%, compared to April 2017. The seat load factor for the long-haul services decreased by 0.9 percentage points to 83.2% during the same period, following a 12.0% increase in capacity and a 10.8% rise in sales volume, compared to the previous year.