Germanwings today expands its flight connections from Stansted with the launch of a twice daily service to its new hub at Hanover.
"It's extremely encouraging to see Germanwings growing its route network, especially at a time when the aviation industry still faces some of its most challenging times," commented Nick Barton, Stansted Airport's Commercial and Development Director.
"Germanwings has developed very successful links from Stansted to Cologne and Stuttgart, and we're delighted to be the London connection for their new hub at Hanover opening today. We wish them every success and look forward to supporting them in the expansion of their German connections from Stansted.
"With Stansted set to welcome a whole host of new services, including additional flights to Malaysia by AirAsia X, new connections to Croatia and Turkey by easyJet and new routes to Spain and Morocco from Ryanair, we're looking forward to some very exciting developments to our route network in the coming months."
Germanwings flights from Stansted to Hanover will depart at 7.50am and 8.15pm Monday to Friday, daily at weekends, with lead-in fares from as low as £13.99 one-way including tax. For further information and flight reservations visit www.germanwings.com.
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Notes to Editors:
- For further information on Germanwings services at Stansted, contact Lisa Donohue, Financial Dynamics (Germanwings UK PR Agency) 020 7269 7219 firstname.lastname@example.org
- AirAsia X increase frequency from 7 to 9 flights a week for the peak periods during July / August / September 2010 and December 2010 / January 2011. For further information and online reservations visit www.airasia.com
- Sun Country will operate direct flights between Stansted and Minneapolis this summer between 11th June 2010 and 15th August 2010. Visit www.suncountry.com for reservations and further information.
- Other new routes set to join Stansted's network this summer include:
4th May 2010: Figari, France (Ryanair), Fez, Morocco (Ryanair)
5th May 2010: Fuerteventura, Spain (Ryanair)
14th May 2010: Dalaman, Turkey (easyJet), Split, Croatia (easyJet)
15th May 2010: Bodrum, Turkey (easyJet), Dubrovnik, Croatia (easyJet)
16th May 2010: Calvi, Corsica (Serenity Holidays)
25th May 2010: Ciudad Real, Spain (Ryanair)
11th June 2010: Minneapolis, USA (Sun Country)