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in the middle of the Corona crisis, the Lufthansa Group has founded a new airline named "Eurowings Discover". What next Saturday (24 July) begins with a deducted first flight to Kenya and Zanzibar, a medium-sized vacation plane with 21 aircraft on the hubs of Frankfurt and Munich should be in the summer of 2022.
600 crew members are already on board, reports airline boss and first flight pilot Wolfgang Award. Round twice the number should follow to make the established holiday aviations like Condor and Tuifly competition.
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Corona gave the decisive impetus
So far, Lufthansa has mostly left the tourist business to its hubs. Too narrowly, the start and land windows, too important the suppliers for the large intercontinental machines with the many business travelers.
Corona has accelerated the rethinking in the Group. Although basic features of the new offer planned before the pandemic, but Lufthansa boss Carsten Spohr is still convinced that the business with tourists grows faster than the classical business aviation.
"We want to delight the disposer», then the Credo Railiger. The new company with the timetable shortcut "4Y" reaches the size of the Tuifly. In addition to the eleven planned long-haul airfields of type A330, five middle distance jets A320 for Frankfurt and Munich are provided by summer 2022. They are going to goals in Europe and North Africa, which were not lucrative about the crisis of Lufthansa: Greek and Spanish islands, Egypt or Turkey. The long distances first go to Africa, the Caribbean and the USA.
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Eurowings Discover so far still without your own collective agreement
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The three-booking classes newly furnished Airbus aircraft come from the fleet of the Group well filled in the pandemic. The staff should also be largely recruited within the Group - but significantly more favorable conditions than would be possible within the framework agreements for the Lufthansa-Kerngesellschaft or the existing Eurowings. At Lufthansa, operational dismissals are available in the coming spring, while EUROWING DISCOVER is expected to write its jobs externally from April.
The Pilot Union Association Cockpit has combined the new business model started under the working title "Ocean" and even made to the indirect object of collective bargaining, but it has failed. Meanwhile, the trade union goal is to complete its own collective agreement for the new daughter soon. So far, such a spokeswoman, the salary level is about 25 percent below that of the direct air sister Eurowings.
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The new airline has to assert itself next to the Condor
The holiday aviation is basically different from the line business, because a large part of the seats is provided by tour operators such as TUI, Alltours or the booked. So far, this was considered the domain of the Condor, which after the bankruptcy of the parent company Thomas Cook has been taken over by a private financial investor and operates a good 50 aircraft.
Lufthansa's attempt from the past year to terminate the feeder flights for the Condor, has been temporarily stopped by the Bundeskartellamt. Like the EU Commission, the Bonn officials adopt an abuse of the market power through the Lufthansa. The Eurowings Discover must first prove itself without this support of the mother on the market.
special focus on holiday destinations in Africa
with EUROWING DISCOVER and Edelweiss from Switzerland intensifies the Lufthansa Group again so far on South Africa concentrated Africa business. The crane benefits that many African airlines are strongly struck from the Corona crisis. From Mauritius to Namibia, there are so new possibilities so that the new vacation plane creates a disproportionate focus on these destinations. "The big national carriers are standing on the ground, which opens new market opportunities," says Lufthansas regional manager André Schulz.
in East African Tanzania belongs to Kilimanjaro Airport as well as the island of Zanzibar to the destinations of the new Lufthansa daughter. At the beginning, Kenya's coastal town of Mombasa is controlled. The example of Lufthansa made school - too Klm wants to follow now.
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