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.
|Operating bases||Frankfurt Airport|
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.As of March 2018 Eurowings bases 3 of 7 Airbus A330-200 aircraft at Munich Airport and offer scheduled long-haul services.
Operated as SunExpress DeutschlandEdit
As of February 2018, SunExpress Deutschland operates the following routes:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Berlin - Tegel Airport
- Cologne/Bonn - Cologne Bonn Airport Focus city
- Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf Airport Focus city
- Frankfurt - Frankfurt Airport Base
- Hannover - Hannover Airport Focus city
- Leipzig - Leipzig/Halle Airport
- Munich - Munich Airport Focus city
- Stuttgart - Stuttgart Airport Focus city
- Fuerteventura - Fuerteventura Airport
- Lanzarote - Lanzarote Airport
- Palma de Mallorca - Palma de Mallorca Airport
- Adana - Adana Şakirpaşa Airport
- Ankara - Esenboğa International Airport
- Antalya - Antalya Airport
- Bodrum - Bodrum Airport
- Dalaman - Dalaman Airport
- Elâzığ - Elazığ Airport
- Gaziantep - Oğuzeli Airport
- Istanbul - Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
- Izmir - Adnan Menderes Airport
- Kayseri - Erkilet International Airport
- Samsun - Samsun-Çarşamba Airport
- Trabzon - Trabzon Airport
As of July 2017, SunExpress Deutschland operates the following routes for Eurowings:
- Dominican Republic
- United States of America
As of May 2019, the SunExpress Deutschland fleet consists of the following aircraft:
|Airbus A330-200||7||—||21||289||310||operated for Eurowings|
|Boeing 737-800||12||—||—||189||189||D-ASXB in Eintracht Frankfurt special livery|
|Boeing 737 MAX 9||—||3||TBA|
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