Published on : Monday, November 16, 2020
Eurowings has recently confirmed that it has decided to start new direct flights to Beirut, capital of Lebanon, and Erbil, in northern Iraq, from next month. The flights will expand the offering from the low-cost carrier and allow German residents to visit friends and family. Eurowings is considered to be a leader in the market segment and is expanding its position with the new flights.
Flights to Beirut will take off from December 19 and will operate from Berlin on Tuesdays and Saturdays. On the same day, the first flight from Düsseldorf will take off for Erbil, landing in Beirut on the way. The flights are again offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays. There will also be a direct connection from Stuttgart to Beirut, starting February 2021.
Jens Bischof, Chief Executive, Eurowings said in a statement that visiting families and friends is particularly valuable in times of crisis as people of all nationalities regularly seek closeness and personal exchange with their relatives. He said that the airlines can make it possible with attractive non-stop connections to the respective home countries. He shared that the company has noticed continued stable demand in the segment, even in the last weeks and months of the COVID-19 crisis.