Germanwings low-cost airline and flight news
This page contains an archive of all news items featuring Germanwings. You can also view all of the routes operated by Germanwings.
January 13th, 2010
Germanwings will this summer open a new base at Hanover and launch 15 new routes. From May 2010 they will begin flights to Stuttgart, Bastia, Palma, Vienna, Barcelona, Heraklion, Moscow (Vnukovo), Zadar, Budapest, London (Stansted), Rome (Fiumicino), Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Milan (Malpensa) and Split.
They are expected to create around 70 new flights per week which will be operated by three aircraft.
September 22nd, 2009
Germanwings are to begin flying to Copenhagen from their base at Cologne-Bonn next year. From 28 March 2010 they will fly six times per week on this route, with a number of onward connections available to further Germanwings destinations at Cologne-Bonn.
June 23rd, 2009
November 20th, 2008
July 28th, 2008
Germanwings have put their winter 2008/09 timetable on sale, which includes a new route from their Stuttgart base to Sarajevo. This route will begin from 27 October 2008. They will also launch flights to Sarajevo from Cologne-Bonn in mid-August.
February 26th, 2008
December 22nd, 2007
Germanwings will begin a new route to the Croatian city of Osijek – the economic and cultural centre of Slavonia. They will begin flying five times per week to Osijek from their Cologne-Bonn base from the end of March 2008.
April 26th, 2007
Germanwings have put parts of their winter 2007 flight schedule on sale. This includes, amongst others, new routes from Stuttgart to Belgrade and Kavala, and from Dortmund to Split, Zagreb and Munich.
March 21st, 2007
December 13th, 2006
November 25th, 2006
Germanwings have put flights on sale until the end of October 2007. This includes a number of new routes from their Stuttgart, Cologne-Bonn, Berlin (Schoenefeld) and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) bases. Flights begin from the end of March.
From Cologne-Bonn they will begin flying to Alghero (Sardinia), Zadar (Croatia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bucharest (Baneasa) (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Bourgas (Bulgaria), Varna (Bulgaria) and Kavala. From Stuttgart they will begin flying to Bastia (Corsica), from Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) to Palma and from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Bourgas (Bulgaria), Verona (Villafranca) (Bulgaria) and Balaton (Hungary).
September 4th, 2006
Germanwings have put a number of new routes on sale for the summer 2007 season. These include flights from their Cologne-Bonn base to Rhodos, Malta, Corfu, Lamezia-Terme and Mykonos. They will launch new routes from their Stuttgart hub to Athens, Ankara (Esenboga), Lamezia-Terme, Malta and Ibiza, and also from Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) to Corfu and from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Mykonos.
July 7th, 2006
June 29th, 2006
June 13th, 2006
German low-cost airline dba will begin flying directly between Stuttgart and Moscow (Domodedovo) next week. This will see them compete with Germanwings who already fly between Stuttgart and Moscow (Vnukovo).
May 23rd, 2006
April 28th, 2006
April 7th, 2006
Germanwings will begin flights from their Cologne-Bonn base to Albania and Serbia and Montenegro from June 2006. From 11 June they will begin flying to Pristina and from 24 June they will begin flying to Tirana.
Both destinations have previously been served by low-cost airlines, but routes have been dropped. These will also be the only low-cost flights to these countries. Flights can be booked at www.germanwings.com.
March 9th, 2006
Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin flying from their Oslo (International) base to St. Petersburg from the beginning of May 2006. This follows the announcement last week that Germanwings would begin flying to St. Petersburg.
March 2nd, 2006
Flights are on sale now at www.germanwings.com.
February 9th, 2006
Hapag-Lloyd Express will begin flying between Birmingham and Cologne-Bonn from early May 2006. This is in response to the announcement that Germanwings will scrap their flights on this route at the end of March.
For those wishing to make use of this route, flights are already on sale at www.hlx.com.
December 24th, 2005
October 13th, 2005
Later this evening, Germanwings will put their summer 2006 timetable on sale. This will include new routes from Cologne-Bonn to Alicante, Gdansk, Gothenburg (Saeve), Heraklion, Jerez and Antalya. It will also include new routes from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Ibiza, Stuttgart to Antalya and Hamburg to Izmir.
Flights will go on sale (for new and existing destinations) this evening at 6pm CET at www.germanwings.com.
September 9th, 2005
Flights are available to book on these new routes now at www.germanwings.com.
August 8th, 2005
Germanwings will make Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) a base from this coming winter season. They will begin flying to 9 new destinations from Fuhlsbuettel, including Istanbul (Sabiha), Krakow, London (Gatwick), Munich, Oslo, Stockholm, Toulouse, Warsaw and Zagreb.
Flights will go on sale from 6pm (CET) on 10 August 2005 at www.germanwings.com.
August 5th, 2005
In recent days, both Ryanair and Germanwings have proclaimed their expansion into Poland a success. Ryanair is considering expansion into 5 more airports, and are rumoured to be considering Katowice, Deblin, Lublin-Niedzwiada, Szczytno and Bialystok. Ryanair are expected to announce at least another 2-3 routes to Poland this year.
July 12th, 2005
June 9th, 2005
Following the announcement by Hapag-Lloyd Express, Germanwings have announced that they will begin the sale of flights from their 2005/06 winter schedule this afternoon at 4pm (GMT). This will include flights until 25 March 2006.
Bookings can be made at www.germanwings.com.
April 28th, 2005
Following their previous announcement that they will add Moscow to their network, Germanwings will launch a new route there from Cologne-Bonn. They will launch the route to Moscow (Vnukovo) on 16 July 2005 and will also begin flying to Dubrovnik a week earlier.
April 21st, 2005
Tickets are available now on this route.
April 13th, 2005
As As previously announced, Germanwings are due to launch a new flight flight from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Moscow this summer season, although a launch date and airport was not confirmed at the time of the original announcement.
We have learnt that they are due to commence flying a 3-times weekly service to Vnukovo airport on 20 June 2005 and expect that flights will be on sale shortly from www.germanwings.com.
March 11th, 2005
Hot on the heels of easyJet’s announcement last week that they were to expand their operation at Berlin (Schoenefeld) this September, Germanwings have announced that they will expand their operation at Schoenefeld in June.
From 05 June 2005, they will commence flying new routes to Zagreb, Split, Stockholm (Arlanda), Istanbul (Sabiha), Ankara, Munich and Dusseldorf. All of these routes are available to book immediately at www.germanwings.com.
Germanwings have also announced that they will commence flying to Moscow, also in June. They are yet to confirm which airport they will fly to in Moscow. Tickets are expected to be available on this route soon in the next couple of days.
February 2nd, 2005
January 24th, 2005
January 12th, 2005
Already both of the airline web sites have been updated to reflect the changes.
November 19th, 2004
Tickets are on sale now.
October 8th, 2004
Customers have until the end of this weekend to make reduced-price reservations with Germanwings.
August 29th, 2004
This new route is in addition to the 7 new destinations recently announced from Stuttgart, which included Madrid, London (Stansted), Warsaw, Zagreb, Krakow, Hamburg and Dresden, which also commence at the same time.
August 6th, 2004
Tickets will go on sale this afternoon (Friday 06 August) at 3pm CET.
June 7th, 2004
The German low-cost airline, Germanwings, has announced partial details for their winter timetable. They are now taking bookings from 31 October 2004 up until 26 March 2005 for a large number of destinations.
Details of the remaining scheduled flights are expected to be announced soon.