Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Luxair acquires 2 Boeing 737

The little airline from Luxembourg, Luxair has confirmed it will take delivery of 2 additional Boeing 737-700 aircraft in March and May 2019. 

The 142 seater aircraft will give the airline the extra capacity it desperately needs as it seeks to expand services. The aircraft are currently operated by a large European flag carrier, although Luxair hasn't said which airline that is.

With the addition of the new aircraft, The LuxairGroup fleet will consist of 8 Boeing 737 and 11 Bombardier Q400 turboprops.

The airline is making the following changes during this winter season 2018/2019:
• Dublin flight operated by a Boeing 737 (instead of a Bombardier Q400)
Additional Bombardier Q400 services:
• +1 daily flight to Paris (from 3 to 4 daily flights)
• +1 daily flight to Vienna (from 3 to 4 daily flights)
• +1 daily flight to Milan-Malpensa (from 3 to 4 daily flights)
Closing of routes:
• Cancellation of the Turin route (entire Piedmont region easily accessible via Milan-Malpensa,
excellent service with 4 flights/day)
• Cancellation of the Stockholm route (easily reachable with connecting flights via Copenhagen,
operated 3 times a day from Luxembourg)
New destinations added to the network:
• Ras-al-Khaimah, Marrakesh
As of summer season 2019:
• +1 additional weekly flight to
o Kos, Faro, Antalya, Naples, Malta, Palermo and Ibiza
• New destinations added to the network:
o Marsa Alam, Split, Mahon