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Eurowings expanding services

German low-cost carrier, Eurowings, has foreshadowed an expansion of long-distance services.

The Lufthansa subsidiary is taking bookings for a new timetable of flights that it says will start on March 26 2017.

Numerous new routes are included from Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hannover, Berlin and Stuttgart in Germany and from Vienna in Austria.


According to the timetableGerman, Eurowings will introduce a Monday and Thursday service between Cologne/Bonn and the American city of Las Vegas from July 3 2017.

Eurowings says the service, which was originally planned to start in May 2016, will use an Airbus A330 long haul jet.

Cuba’s capital of Havana is also on the Eurowings timetable, with an intercontinental service there said to be possible as early as December 2016.

Other new services in the summer timetable include flights to and from the northern German island of Sylt; Pula in Croatia; Krakow in Poland; Faro on the Portuguese Algarve; the island of Ibiza, Spain; the Greek island of Mykonos; Larnace in Cyprus; Lyon, France; Pisa, Italy; Malaga and Jerez de la Frontera, Spain; Kavala in Greek Macedonia; Lamezia Terme in Calabria; and Zadar in northern Dalmatia.

About Ian Roberts (255 Articles)
Ian Roberts is a veteran Australian journalist, PR man and writer/reviewer on accommodation and travel. Over many decades, Ian has travelled widely reporting and recording his experiences. His newsy columns - including Memorable Destination - have gained a big following among people seeking suggestions and objective information about accommodation, travel and destinations world-wide. Along with wife, Sue and her camera, Ian has taken up a particular challenge to help budget conscious seniors 50 and upward with travel and accommodation ideas - including suggestions for holding family reunions. Readers in Ian's home city of Newcastle Australia may also be aware of his travel and accommodation column in a local newspaper.

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