Eurowings, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, will now connect Calgary to Frankfurt on a seasonal basis.
Service will commence on June 1, 2020, and operate through Oct. 24, 2020. Calgary will join other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, as well as the upcoming route in Ottawa.
The new Calgary route will be operated with an Airbus A330-200 offering a seat configuration of 22 Business Class seats and 248 Premium Economy and Economy Class seats with the option of more legroom on select seats. The flight will operate four times per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. As the summer travel period concludes, the service will alternate to three weekly flights (Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays) as of October 24, 2020.
Eurowings is the second Lufthansa Group airline to serve Calgary; currently, SWISS' subsidiary, Edelweiss, offers seasonal flights to Zurich.
"For over six decades the Lufthansa Group has been serving Canada. We continue to expand to new gateways in the region, which underscores our commitment to the Canadian market,” said Hans DeHaan, Senior Director Canada, Lufthansa Group. "Eurowings will now offer a direct connection between Calgary and Lufthansa Group's Hub Frankfurt, linking passengers to over 300 connections throughout Europe, as well as across Africa, the Middle East and beyond."
More new Lufthansa Group flights across Canada
Aside from the new Calgary route, the Lufthansa Group also serves four other Canadian gateways.
Beginning in March 2020, Brussels Airlines will launch its new, non-stop seasonal service between Montréal, Quebec and Brussels, Belgium. With Brussels' new gateway in Montreal, Lufthansa Group’s passenger airlines will be fully represented in this region, joining Austrian, which was introduced to Montreal in April 2019, as well as Lufthansa and SWISS.
And on May 16, 2020, Lufthansa will begin flying five times a week from the Canadian capital to its hub in Frankfurt.
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