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11 new routes in Hamburg Airport's summer flight schedule

New flight connections to diverse European regions including Bordeaux, Alanya or Kiev

Hamburg Airport’s summer flight schedule takes effect on March 27 and will fly to 11 new destinations over the next months. More airlines are expected to add seven more routes. The new schedule has around 60 airlines and 120 destinations from Hamburg Airport similar to the flight schedule in 2015.

38,500 passengers daily

Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport, said: “Together with the airlines, we can again offer diverse flights during this summer season. The schedule includes both flights to attractive destinations, which are being flown to for the first time from Hamburg, and increased frequency to popular destinations.” An average 38,500 passengers daily and around 270,000 weekly flight passengers will take off from Hamburg this summer.

Destinations in southern Europe

ASL Airlines will begin operating three new routes to the French cities of Marseille, Lyon and Bordeaux while Hungary’s Wizz airline will start offering flights from Hamburg Airport to Gdansk, Kiev and Skopje from April 17, 2016. Other eastern European destinations include Bucharest and Belgrade. Hamburg Airport is adding three new, southern European destinations namely Cagliari in Sardinia, Bodrum and Alanya in Turkey to its routes.

Fly Eurowings to Ibiza

Britain’s easyjet is expanding existing connections from Hamburg to Pula in Croatia, Olbia in Sardinia and Zurich in Switzerland. Lufthansa’s subsidiary, Eurowings, is extending services from Hamburg Airport to Pisa and Ibiza. Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ryanair is offering additional flights from Hamburg to Palma de Mallorca and Varna in Bulgaria.

Ryanair’s new basis

Ryanair will also open a new base at Hamburg Airport on November 1, 2016 and will station two aircraft there. Seven new routes to Brussels, Dublin, Gran Canaria, London-Stansted, Manchester, Milan-Bergamo and Sofia will also be offered. The airline aims to double operations at Hamburg Airport and fly an annual 650,000 customers to and from Hamburg. Icelandair also plans to offer flights to Reykjavik in winter as well.

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