Luxair acquires new aricraft & alters flight plans.
Luxair Luxembourg Airlines is set to take delivery of an additional 2 Boeing 737-700 aircraft with 142 seats each in March and May 2019. In order to meet the extra capacity is required in the short term, the airline has decided to opt for two planes currently operated by a large European flag carrier. The new aircraft will bring the Luxair fleet to 8 Boeing 737 and 11 Bombardier Q400.
According to a communiqué issued on 30 July 2018, “This significant increase in capacity will allow LuxairGroup not only to consolidate, but also to expand its network whilst stimulating growth. To do so, Luxair Luxembourg Airlines and LuxairTours have also started to implement a series of changes in their flight plan.”
1 daily flight to Copenhagen (from 2 to 3 daily flights)
As of the 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)
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:
As of summer season 2019:
1 additional weekly flight to Kos, Faro, Antalya, Naples, Malta, Palermo and Ibiza