- Lots of highlights in Hamburg Airport's 2006 timetable
Non-stop to Dubai with Emirates
The world is becoming just a little smaller: From 1 March 2006, Emirates will be connecting the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg to its international hub in Dubai with a daily flight. “One stop around the world” is the declared goal of the award-winning airline from the United Arab Emirates. Whether you are heading to Asia, Africa, the Far East, Australia or New Zealand, Emirates offers one-stop connections to over 54 different countries. 20 destinations in Asia alone can now be comfortably reached from Hamburg with just one short stop in Dubai. Emirates’ Airbus A330-200 aircraft depart Hamburg for the desert metropolis every day at 15:35. The return flight to Hamburg departs Dubai daily at 08:55, reaching Hamburg at 12:55 local time.
Izmir, Bergen, Sylt: new destinations in the 2006 summer timetable
City tours, beach holidays and long-haul travel: the range of domestic and international destinations served direct from Hamburg Airport is even bigger in the 2006 summer timetable. The new timetable is valid from 26 March to 28 October 2006.
With their new destination, Izmir, low-cost airline Germanwings is offering a lot of sun for a little money. From 29 April, the airline is departing Hamburg for the Turkish city on the Aegean coast at 22:50 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The return flight departs Izmir on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 03:55, reaching Hamburg at 06:05. For the price-conscious traveller, one-way tickets are available at 19 euros including all taxes and charges.
The new route to Bergen is just the thing for Hamburg passengers more attracted to the north. Norwegian is commencing twice weekly flights with its Boeing 737-300 aircraft from Hamburg on 4 May 2006. Flights depart Hamburg on Thursdays at 20:15 and on Sundays at 10:40. Bergen is also one of Hamburg’s economical destinations – flights are available for 36 euros including taxes and charges.
Lufthansa is also expanding its Hamburg network. Westerland on the island of Sylt is the latest addition to the timetable. The traditional airline now serves 24 destinations from Hamburg. Like all Lufthansa destinations, Westerland can be reached for the bargain price of 99 euros return. The new, comfortable connection is in Lufthansa’s timetable from 21 April to 17 September. Flying time is only 45 minutes. Making sure that all Hamburg residents can enjoy a long weekend on the North Sea island, Lufthansa departs for Westerland on Fridays and Sundays. In some weeks with public holidays, Lufthansa departs for Sylt before Friday and returns to Hamburg on Monday.
Established partners increasing service
Regional airline Intersky commenced twice daily services (except Saturdays) to Friedrichshafen on 27 February 2006. The departure times of 08:30 and 16:25 are particularly attractive for business travellers. The Canadian charter airline air transat flies non-stop between Hamburg and Toronto every Thursday. After a break in the winter timetable, the popular holiday route to Canada will be on offer again from 25 May 2006. The summer timetable also sees Germanwings expanding its service to Munich. The low-cost airline will be flying twice daily (except Sundays) at 06:20 and 15:45 to the city on the banks of the Isar.
And from 2 May, Air Berlin is introducing a new daily connection (except Saturdays) to Copenhagen. The Air Berlin Euro Shuttle will depart Hamburg at 14:45 and land in Copenhagen at 15:35. The return flight departs Copenhagen at 13:10, reaching Hamburg at 14:00. dba is also opening a new route in May: Hamburg – Karlsruhe, with two flights a day.