Daughter of the German airline Lufthansa, the airline Eurowings in November this year, leaving the Russian market for economic reasons. About it reports Kommersant with reference to the representative of the carrier.
“We will not be able to continue the flight to Russia for economic reasons. The direction is not justified the high expectations of the company”, – told in the airline.
At the moment Eurowings determined with alternative transportation options for passengers who have purchased tickets for this period from Russia and back.
Eurowings for years tried to replace in this area for another German carrier Air Berlin, which in 2015 has stopped flights in Russia, faced with declining demand.
Experts note that the number of tourists to Germany remains low for 2 years, the demand only support the business in the business centers of Germany.
We will remind, in the summer of 2015, Lufthansa has stopped flights to Russia and left Moscow’s Vnukovo airport, limiting their job Domodedovo. Austrian Niki, a member of the group, Air Berlin, has canceled direct flights from Vienna to Moscow. Flights reduced and the largest Scandinavian SAS, Israeli El Al closed the flights between St. Petersburg and tel Aviv. Since March, Moscow has ceased to fly the British low-cost airline EasyJet. In January-June 2016 international shipments from Russia fell by almost 30% – to 10.5 million people.
Help. The airline’s Eurowings subsidiary low – cost airline German Lufthansa Group, based in düsseldorf. Among the ten largest low-cost airlines of Europe. Serves 130 destinations using approximately 88 aircraft in Germany and other European countries, in North and South America.