SunExpress Deutschland

SunExpress Deutschland
SunExpress Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
XG SXD SUNRISE
Founded2010
Commenced operations2011
Operating basesFrankfurt Airport
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programSunPoints
Fleet size11
Destinations48
Parent companySunExpress
HeadquartersFrankfurt, Germany
Websitesunexpress.com

SunExpress Deutschland GmbH is a German leisure airline headquartered in Frankfurt. It is a subsidiary of SunExpress, which itself is a joint-venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa. Its main base is Frankfurt Airport with smaller bases at several other airports throughout Germany.

History[]

SunExpress Deutschland was founded on the 8 June 2011 as a subsidiary of SunExpress and started operations with three Boeing 737-800. It was founded in order to fly from Germany to the Red Sea using the German AOC. These routes have been served on the 2 November 2011 for the first time and the network has since been extended to several more leisure destinations in Southern Europe and North Africa.

In February 2015, the Lufthansa Group announced that SunExpress Deutschland would be the operator of Eurowings' new long-haul operations which is based at Cologne Bonn Airport from November 2015. SunExpress Deutschland therefore has received leased Airbus A330-200s.[1]As of March 2018 Eurowings bases 3 of 7 Airbus A330-200 aircraft at Munich Airport and offer scheduled long-haul services.

Destinations[]

Operated as SunExpress Deutschland[]

As of February 2018, SunExpress Deutschland operates the following routes:[2]

Bulgaria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Egypt
Germany
Greece
Italy
Morocco
Spain
Turkey

Operated for Eurowings[]

As of July 2017, SunExpress Deutschland operates the following routes for Eurowings:[1]

Barbados
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Germany
Jamaica
Mauritius
Mexico
Namibia
Thailand
United States of America

Fleet[]

SunExpress Deutschland Boeing 737-800

As of November 2018, the SunExpress Deutschland fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5]

SunExpress Deutschland Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A330-200 7 21 289 310 operated for Eurowings[6]
Boeing 737-800 11 189 189
Total 18

References[]

  1. ^ a b Germany, COMKOM° GmbH,. "Neue Eurowings geht an den Start – Ticketverkauf für Flüge ab Oktober - Meldungen - Lufthansa Group". www.lufthansagroup.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Destination map". sunexpress.com. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  3. ^ Ruane, Laura (7 July 2017). "RSW airport to gain nonstop flights to German cities of Munich, Cologne in May 2018". www.news-press.com. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  4. ^ aero.de - "Eurowings cancels Dubai and ends Boston earlier" (German) 15 August 2016
  5. ^ planespotters.net - SunExpress Germany Fleet Details retrieved 4 November 2018
  6. ^ Germany, COMKOM° GmbH,. "Eurowings - Themen - Lufthansa Group". www.lufthansagroup.com. Archived from the original on 28 August 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2017.

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