Eurowings will operate the Frankfurt-Windhoek route seasonally, three times a week, with an Airbus A330 aircraft. The first flight will depart Frankfurt Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. and arrive in Windhoek on Oct. 30 at 6:15 a.m.The return flight from Windhoek will depart on Oct. 30 at 8:35 a.m. and will arrive in Frankfurt at 6:55 the same day.
Low-cost carrier Eurowings will commence long-haul flights from Frankfurt Airport in October 2019. This will be the first-ever presence of the Lufthansa subsidiary at the busiest airport in Germany.
“Today, Lufthansa Group is already one of the largest holiday travel providers in all of Europe. Demand is increasing rapidly, especially in this area. It is therefore only consistent that we offer an additional product line in Frankfurt and expand our portfolio in Munich. This will help us to further strengthen our position. Lufthansa’s feeder flights and the hubs in Frankfurt and Munich will make it even easier for our passengers to reach the most beautiful places in the world in future.” Harry Hohmeister, Chief Commercial Officer Network Airlines
Eurowings currently offers long-haul services from Dusseldorf and Munich. As soon as the winter flight schedule goes into effect in October 2019, Eurowings will start flights from Frankfurt to the island destinations Mauritius and Barbados. Furthermore, there will be flights to Windhoek in Namibia. Additional destinations are currently being planned.
The long-haul flights are operated by Airbus A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft. The Airbus A330-200s are operated by Sun Express Germany, whereas the larger A330-300s are operated by Brussels Airlines on behalf of the low-cost carrier.