An Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings has crashed in the French Alps with 142 passengers and six crew on board. The aircraft came down between Barcelonnette and Digne in southern France, on route from Barcelona to Düsseldorf. Speaking to the nation shortly after the incident French president Francois Hollande said: “The conditions of the accident, which have not yet been clarified, lead us to think there are no survivors.”
The Lufthansa Group has made a successful start to the New Year with the transfer of the Düsseldorf–Zurich route from Lufthansa to Germanwings. The transfer of the Düsseldorf–Zurich route means that the decision to operate all domestic and European routes under Germanwings, with the exception of flights to and from the Frankfurt and Munich hubs, has now been fully implemented as scheduled.
Dreaming of being at a real German Christmas market? Well now visitors can be transported to Germany’s fashion capital, Düsseldorf or the magnificent cathedral city of Cologne in ultimate comfort and efficiency, for some unique festive present buying. Or plan ahead for trips next year to these vibrant cities and add to your visit with an exciting musical or cultural literary festival.
Clearly structured and with high user value, Germanwings has gone live with a redesigned homepage. The new website now offers visitors even more information and services. The new homepage has gone online gradually one region after another over the last few days.
Germanwings has announced a joint partnership with hotel broker booking.com. In the next three years, Germanwings guests will be able to access Booking.com’s entire product range, including, apartments, guest houses, resorts, B&Bs and hostels. Boomerang Club members will also be able to collect miles on the Germanwings bonus scheme.
Germanwings and Amadeus have announce that all of the airline’s published fares and ancillary services will be available to Amadeus subscribers on September 23rd. The Lufthansa subsidiary previously sold a limited range of its fares via Amadeus’ travel agency partners, using full e-ticketing.
Germanwings has launched a new route from Düsseldorf to London Stansted Airport. Düsseldorf is a fantastic European hot spot, having just been voted the German city with the best quality of life for the second time running, it boasts a fascinating historical old town and upmarket shopping district Königsalle.
From August 22nd, Germanwings will be flying a new connection from Dusseldorf to London Stansted Airport. After Heathrow, the airport is the second largest in the metropolitan region surrounding the British capital.
Germanwings and Amadeus today announce a new agreement that will enable the airline to distribute all of its published fares and the most demanded ancillary services in the travel agency channel. The Lufthansa subsidiary previously sold a limited range of its fares via Amadeus’ travel agency partners, using full e-ticketing.
Four new Lufthansa destinations – more than three quarters of European routes excluding Frankfurt and Munich transferred to Germanwings
Germanwings continues to grow this summer with the addition of four new routes from the capital. From July 4th 2014, the German airline will be flying from Berlin/Tegel to Barcelona and Zagreb and on August 31st Germanwings will launch new connections to Moscow (Vnukovo) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).
This week sees the first flights from Berlin-Tegel and Hamburg to Europe’s largest airport, London Heathrow. Germanwings is now offering two new connections from Germany to Europe’s largest airport. For the first time on Monday morning, the Germanwings jets took off from Berlin-Tegel and Hamburg, destined for London’s London Heathrow.