Eurowings introduces Brussels Airlines-operated flights from Düsseldorf to three American cities

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  • New flight to USA: from April 2018 Eurowings will fly to New York
  • New and now bookable: budget-priced direct flights from Düsseldorf to New York, Miami and Fort Myers starting from EUR 199.99
  • Eurowings continues to expand low-cost long-haul offering from Düsseldorf
Eurowings A330-200 at Cologne-Bonn airport. © Oliver Brandt, Wikimedia

Eurowings takes a bite of the Big Apple: starting in April 2018, Eurowings, currently the fastest-growing airline, will head from Düsseldorf to the dream destination of New York on an almost daily basis. Customers can now book their tickets to the US metropolis for an unbeatable low price of EUR 199.99 via www.eurowings.com or the Eurowings app on smartphone and tablet.

Also new in the Eurowings route network: in the summer flight schedule 2018, there will be three flights a week from the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia to the two sunshine destinations of Miami and Fort Myers in Florida. Customers can now book budget-priced tickets starting from EUR 249.99 to the two sunny destinations in Florida to secure their personal guarantee of sunshine for next spring.

The first flight day for the new route to New York is 28 April 2018, which Eurowings will operate daily except Tuesdays. Flights from Düsseldorf to Miami will start on 4 May 2018, heading out thereafter on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The Eurowings route to Fort Myers will be operated for the first time on 3 May 2018 and thereafter on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The flights to Ft Myers and Miami will be operated by an Airbus A330-300 aircraft of Brussels Airlines. The New York JFK flights will be operated by an Airbus A340-300 aircraft of Brussels Airlines.

The three new direct flights from Düsseldorf to the USA are part of the airline’s ongoing expansion of its low-cost long-haul offering. Just recently, the first Eurowings long-haul flight took off on time from Düsseldorf to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. This route, along with the existing Eurowings flight to Cancun in Mexico, will be continued in the summer flight schedule 2018. Oliver Wagner, Eurowings Chief Commercial Officer, comments, “Our new destinations in New York and Florida are merely the start. In summer 2018, we’ll be increasing our fleet in Düsseldorf and thus expanding our leading position in Düsseldorf and North Rhine-Westphalia even further.

Eurowings is one of the pioneers of the low-cost long-haul and has already been operating successfully in this growth segment for two years. The airline flies to destinations all over the world, not only to dream beaches in the Caribbean but also to the Far East and the United States. The booking figures have been very good from the outset. According to Wagner, “The courage we’ve shown by investing heavily in the new business model of low-cost long-haul routes has paid off for us. Eurowings is now the fastest growing airline in Europe and is also seriously upping the ante on the long-haul.

Cologne/Bonn, 24.11.2017

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  1. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/275908/eurowings-outlines-brussels-airlines-a340-operation-in-s18/

    Eurowings last week filed additional planned changes to its Dusseldorf long-haul service, for summer 2018 season. Additional filing changes sees the opening of reservation on flights operated by brussels airlines Airbus A340-300 aircraft, set to enter service from late-April 2018.

    Planned brussels airlines A340-300 operation for Eurowings as follows.

    Dusseldorf – Cancun eff 30APR18 2 weekly
    EW1170 DUS1055 – 1545CUN 343 5
    EW1170 DUS1205 – 1655CUN 343 1

    EW1171 CUN1715 – 1025+1DUS 343 5
    EW1171 CUN1840 – 1150+1DUS 343 1

    Dusseldorf – New York JFK eff 28APR18 6 weekly (New Route)
    EW1100 DUS1035 – 1255JFK 343 x2
    EW1101 JFK1755 – 0720+1DUS 343 x2

    Dusseldorf – Punta Cana eff 28APR18 2 weekly
    EW1140 DUS1110 – 1530PUJ 343 2
    EW1140 DUS1255 – 1700PUJ 343 6

    EW1141 PUJ1700 – 0805+1DUS 343 2
    EW1141 PUJ1830 – 0950+1DUS 343 6

    Reported last week, brussels airlines’ A330-300 aircraft will also be operating for Eurowings service from Dusseldorf, including Fort Myers and Miami.

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