Archive for the ‘GermanWings’ Category

Germanwings baggage allowance 2012. An update

July 18th, 2012

Today’s post is an update of Germanwings‘ baggage policy. This German-based low-cost airline announced recently a change which isn’t exactly in keeping with what most no-frills airlines do. They increased the baggage allowance!

Germanwings hand-baggage

This bit of the baggage policy stayed the way it was. When travelling with Germanwings, you’re allowed to carry onto the plane one piece of hand baggage weighing up to 8 kg in and not exceeding 55 x 40 x 20 cm in size.

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Airlines, Baggage allowance, GermanWings

Lufthansa to fuse Germanwings & Eurowings? Direct 4 You

April 30th, 2012

There is a lot happening in the European aviation recently and airlines going bust is not the only kind of things that grab headlines. Some airlines disappear while new ones emerge.

Lufthansa seems to be going down the same route as Iberia according to the German newspaper Bild. Lufthansa’s financial state forces this giant carrier to look for savings. The plans to merge the routes network of its daughter company Germanwings with parts of Lufthansa’s European routes and brand it as Direct 4 You may be a way of cutting costs.

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Direct 4 You, Eurowings, GermanWings, Lufthansa

Airline news: new routes and new services

April 11th, 2012

It is time for our weekly update on what is going on in the world of budget airlines and traditional carriers.

With start off with Germanwings which is extending its domestic network from Airport Cologne. From now on travellers from Cologne can fly cheap to such destinations as Catania, Rijeka, Tunis and Nador.

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, bmibaby, Europe, GermanWings, New Routes, Norwegian

News: Budapest Airport Terminal 1 to be closed

March 20th, 2012

Even though European airlines were quick to react to the collapse of the Hungarian Malev, it seems as though they have not managed to fill the gap.

As as result of the decrease in traffic and financial losses, the company operating Budapest Airport announced that Terminal 1 would be closed down temporarily. This will also imply postponement of the Cargo City project and redundancies among staff.

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Airlines, Airports, Budapest Airport, GermanWings, Malev, WizzAir

Bucharest Baneasa Airport to be closed

February 28th, 2012

Are you among travellers flying with low-cost airlines to or from Bucharest? Well, a big change is around the corner. It turns out Airport Baneasa will be closed and now the airlines are bracing for move to Bucharest Airport (OTP).

This change will mainly affect the passengers of low-cost airlines such as Germanwing, Wizz Air and Blue Air. Both Wizz Air and Blue Air announced they would start operating from Otopeni Airport as of March 25, 2012.

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Airlines, Blue Air, GermanWings, WizzAir

Germanwings check-in

February 23rd, 2012

In today’s post from our informative series exploring how to check in when flying with both popular low-cost carriers and traditional airlines, we will have a look at the German-based low-cost airline Germanwings.

Germanwings online check-in

This is the most comfortable way of checking in. In most cases it is available between 72 and 3 hours before the scheduled departure. The exception are German airports (apart from Rostock-Laage Airport and Friedrichshafen Airport) where one can check in as late as 1 hour prior to departure.

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Airlines, GermanWings

New routes and services & aviation news

May 18th, 2011

In today’s edition of our series on new routes and services from traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines, we are going to take a look at flights to Sardinia. Sardinia is a very popular leisure destinations which has seen a gradual increase in passenger number in the course of the recent years.

One of the airlines operating Sardinian airports, Ryanair raised the status Cagliari to its designated base. Nevertheless, Ryanair still has not one-upped the traditional Meridiana which tops the list when it comes to scheduled seat capacity on flights to Sardinian airports. Another carrier present on the Sardinian market is Alitalia.

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Air Berlin, Airlines, Alitalia, GermanWings, Lufthansa, Ryanair

The weekly update on new routes and services

April 4th, 2011


Hi guys, it is time for our weekly preview of the latest development in the world of aviation – new routes and services as well as other news from the low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.

We begin with some breaking figures from Brussels Airport. The summer schedule, which has been in effect for a couple of days, is truly impressive in that it includes as much as 80 airlines operating services to 214 destinations. Among the newcomers is the renowned and constantly expanding Qatar Airways, whereas among the new destinations until recently now available from Brussels are Doha and Liverpool.

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Air Berlin, Airlines, Airport Brussels, Airport Frankfurt, easyJet, Europe, GermanWings, New Routes, News by Continent, North America, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, Wind Jet, WizzAir

Wednesday’s deals: Let’s hop on board from €19.99!

February 23rd, 2011

Good afternoon everyone!

Are you curious what we’ve prepared for you this week? We bet you are! So let’s have a look at these enticing airfares.

Lufthansa: Destination of the week – Belgrade from $328
Hop on board of Luftansa and grab some nice airfare deals from only $328!

The city of never-ending adventure is awaiting for your bookings through March 3, 2011 and is available for travel from February 24, 2011 through April 12, 2011. Read more…

Airfare Deals, Airlines, GermanWings, Lufthansa, Thomsonfly

Treviso Airport to be temporarily closed in the summer

February 10th, 2011

Have you planned a trip with a stopover in Airport Venice Treviso or maybe you head straight to Venice and that is where you are supposed to land? If the date of your trip is sometime between June 01 and September 30, 2011, you may want to know that the airport is going to be temporarily closed.

The reason for closing the airport is the necessity of performing maintenance work and installing devices allowing planes to land even in unfavourable weather conditions such as thick fog.

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Airport Venice Marco Polo, Airport Venice Treviso, Europe, GermanWings, New Routes, News by Continent, Ryanair, Tips and hints, Transavia, WizzAir