The Bordeaux-Hamburg route gets off the ground with ASL Airlines


ASL Airlines France has just launched its first direct flights from Bordeaux to Hamburg.

Premier vol Bordeaux Hambourg avec ASL Airlines

After last year saw the first connection between Vienna and Bordeaux, ASL Airlines France is inaugurating the first flights on the Bordeaux-Hamburg route.

Managing Director of ASL Airlines France Jean-François Dominiak said: “With the inauguration of the Bordeaux – Hamburg route, we are offering our passengers a brand new destination from Bordeaux and a quality of service and competitive prices that are the hallmark of ASL Airlines France. The success of flights to Vienna launched last summer shows Bordeaux’s potential for direct connections to new European destinations”.

Bordeaux Airport Director Pascal Personne commented: “Bordeaux Airport is delighted to have a new destination: Germany. This route is of interest not just for tourists such as Germans visiting Aquitaine, but also companies from our respective regions”.

Hamburg twice a week

The route to Hamburg from Bordeaux connects two regions with strong economic growth and great tourist appeal and caters to a business and leisurclientèle.

Hamburg 2hrs 10mins from Bordeaux

The service to Hamburg from Bordeaux is provided twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

– departure from Bordeaux at 8.35am, arrival in Hamburg at 10.45am.
– departure from Hamburg at 11.40am, arrival in Bordeaux at 1.50pm.

Prices start from €49 one-way including VAT, booking fees and luggage (within luggage allowance restrictions).

The route to Hamburg is a second direct route from Bordeaux for ASL Airlines France. In addition to the flights to Hamburg, there are flights to Vienna twice a week on Mondays and Fridays.


ASL Airlines France from Bordeaux

In addition to scheduled passenger flights, ASL Airlines France operates summer season passenger flights to leisure destinations for tour operators from Bordeaux Airport where it has been present for over fifteen years. This summer ASL Airlines France is operating leisure passenger flights to Rhodes and Athens for tour operators.
In terms of cargo flights, it provides flights to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle five nights a week throughout the year, as well as charter flights to France and internationally.

Hamburg, city of art and culture and economic capital
Hamburg, often considered one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and also the second largest after Berlin, has 1.8 million inhabitants. The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, founded 1,200 years ago, developed around its port from which it derived its wealth and architecture. With around 50 museums, over 30 theatres and its historic monuments, including the famous St. Michael’s Church, Hamburg is also a recognised city of art and culture offering a variety of opportunities to visitors. In this city, criss-crossed by canals and through which the Alster River flows, the centre can feel like a seaside resort on sunny days. A financial capital, Hamburg is home to more than 120,000 companies including 190 French companies and its port is the second largest in Europe after Rotterdam.

Bordeaux, 13 May 2016