Eurowings headlines new Heathrow flights with Salzburg route
German low-cost carrier, Eurowings, expands its network from the UK with a new flight from Heathrow to Salzburg, the first of which took off yesterday afternoon. The launch follows a number of new flight announcements in recent weeks at the UK’s hub airport – Heathrow.
The Eurowings flights will operate twice weekly on Wednesday and Saturdays, arriving from Salzburg at 1350 and departing London at 1435. All services are planned with an A319 aircraft configured to 180 seats.
Simon Eastburn, Airline Business Development Director at Heathrow said, “As ski season approaches, we’re delighted to welcome this new flight to Salzburg with Eurowings, an exciting winter destination for passengers looking for a winter holiday.”
Eurowings is headquartered in Cologne and serves a network of domestic and European destinations as well as some long-haul routes. The fastest growing airline in Europe already operates flights to Cologne, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart and Berlin from Heathrow.
Ivan Orec, Network Development & Airport Relations Manager for Eurowings said: “We are pleased to announce our new Heathrow service to Salzburg, Austria. The new link to Salzburg will operate twice a week in addition to our 5 routes from Heathrow. We will continue to grow our network and to bring more passengers to Heathrow airport.”
Fares start from £44.99 one-way including taxes and charges. For more information and to book flights visit https://www.eurowings.com.
Japan and Mumbai get additional daily flights, while Jakarta connection goes direct…
New, extra, daily services have also been added to Tokyo (Haneda), Japan, and Mumbai, India, from Heathrow in the last week by Japan Airlines and Jet Airways respectively.
The new Japan Airlines route is its second daily non-stop service between Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda Airport, with the flights to utilise Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners fitted with the carrier’s latest interiors.
“Japan Airlines is pleased to offer more flight options to Japan with the increase of its service between London and Haneda,” said Yoshitaka Ihokibe, senior vice president, Europe, Middle East & Africa.
“Together with our joint business partner British Airways, we are now offering four direct flights between London and Tokyo.
“We hope that this additional flight will strengthen and boost the economic and cultural relations between the UK and Japan.”
Jet Airways meanwhile have become the first Indian carrier to operate three daily flights between London and Mumbai.
Vinay Dube, Jet Airways Chief Executive, commented on the announcement, “We are delighted to introduce our third daily, non-stop service between London Heathrow and Mumbai.”
“The new service will offer guests an unparalleled choice in the form of more than 1,000 seats daily, on this rapidly growing route.”
“The frequency of service also provides our guests a multiple choice of time schedules to suit their needs.”
Garuda Indonesia has also upgraded its Heathrow-Jakarta service to make it non-stop, while keeping its thrice weekly frequency.