Houston Mirror Saturday 11th June, 2016
• Flights to Germany will depart from Armstrong Airport
• German Airlines Condor made the announcement
• One-stop destinations Paris, Vienna, Prague, Venice, Berlin, Rome, Zagreb become accessible
CALIFORNIA, U.S. – From next summer, New Orleans travellers can avail direct flights between New Orleans and Germany.
According to reports, the news was made official at the Louise Armstrong International Airport.
German airlines, Condor would be offering the direct flights that depart from New Orleans and head for Frankfurt, Germany on Sundays and Wednesdays, twice a week from May to September.
President and CEO of San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, Mark Cafferty said in a press statement, “Condor’s new direct flight will now link San Diego to one of Europe’s most important economic and cultural hubs.”
According to Joe Terzi, President and CEO of San Diego Tourism Authority about 14,000 seats would be available in Condor Airlines to San Diego.
One stop destinations such as Paris, Vienna, Prague, Venice, Berlin, Rome and Zagreb among others would become more viable and accessible to a larger audience.
Reports state that Condor Airlines would operate Boeing 767-300ER which is equipped with reclining seats and on flight entertainment.
The trip would also constitute of a free bag, dinner, breakfast, a complimentary welcoming drink for passengers and an array of hot and cold beverages would also be made available.
The first flight from Frankfurt to New Orleans took off on May 17 and the last flight is scheduled to depart on September 27.
The economy ticket fare with a return date of May 24 amounted up to $850.