Condor becomes first airline to fly to Burma from Europe

Condor’s Frankfurt to Rangoon

  • Condor launched two new long haul routes on 6 November; both with 270-seat 767-300ER aircraft. The German Thomas Cook Group leisure airline then launched a weekly service from its Frankfurt (FRA) home base to Rangoon (RGN), becoming the first and only carrier to serve Burma/Myanmar non-stop from Europe. On the return sector, flights operate via Phuket in Thailand. The airline also launched its second route to Punta Cana (PUJ) in the Dominican Republic after its flights from Frankfurt when the airline began operating once a week from Austria’s capital Vienna (VIE).

Comments

  1. HRH Shwebomin says:

    We are absolutely delighted with the news. We will recommend Condor to all our members and friends.

    Wishing you great success with the new venture. Please enjoy beautiful Kingdom of Burma, Myanmar Kingdon.

    I have an honorary family in Munich.

    Yours ever,

    HRH The Prince shwebomin The Crown Princ of Burma
    BM6656
    London
    WC1N 3XX

  2. Marc Watkins says:

    Over the last few days we have received numerous comments about the use of a religious building in Myanmar to mark the start of flights between Frankfurt and Rangoon in 2012. For the record, the airline in question, Condor, arranged the use of the cake and not anna.aero. We did however use the picture of the cake to accompany the news story from the route launch in November 2012. Given the obvious feelings raised by the use of this image, we have removed all references to the picture from our website. It should perhaps be noted that the service no longer operates. Editor – anna.aero.

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