Posted on: 07 May 2013 by Mark Howells
From 2 September, Darwin Airline will connect Paris and Amsterdam with Leipzig/Halle Airport, which will become the first German airport from which Darwin will operate scheduled flights.
Darwin Airline will be operate the routes with its Saab 2000s. The connections to Paris and Amsterdam are scheduled to be served twice a day from Monday to Friday, while on Saturdays and Sundays one daily flight will be available, totaling in 24 weekly connections out of Leipzig/Halle operated by Darwin.
“We are pleased to be the first German airport Darwin Airline operates scheduled flights from,” remarked Dierk Näther, managing director at Leipzig/Halle Airport. “With Darwin Airline we were able win an established partner with both the expertise and the appropriate aircraft type to develop the connections to Paris and Amsterdam in a sustainable manner.”
Christian Schneider, chief commercial officer at Darwin Airline, commented, “The opening of the new base in Leipzig is consistent with our strategic plan to further development and expand our presence as a regional carrier in the European market. We are convinced that we have found exactly the right partner and market with Leipzig/Halle Airport.”