Frankfurt celebrated with a Texas-shaped cake the start of Condor’s twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) service to Austin-Bergstrom. Cutting the cake in Frankfurt are: Uwe Balser, MD Operations, Condor; Cynthia Biggs, Principal Commercial Officer at US Consulate General; Winfried Hartmann, SVP Sales & Customer Relations, Fraport AG; Jule Brodersen, flight attendant; Gunnar Schmidt, Director Flight Operations and Training, Condor; Irina Verhozin, flight attendant; and Jamy Kazanoff, Assistant Director, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Austin-Bergstrom celebrated the start of Condor’s service from Frankfurt with cake, a ribbon cutting and a live band. Conducting the ribbon cutting are the departing Condor flight crew, along with Patti Edwards of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport; Titus Johnson, VP Sales North America & Caribbean, Condor; and Oliver Glaser (kneeling), Condor’s outbound captain. Flights on the German-Texan city pair will be operated by the carrier’s 767-300s facing no direct competition.
Passengers disembark the inaugural Condor flight from Munich in Mombasa on 21 June, a service which continues on to Zanzibar. Services will be flown weekly (Wednesdays) on the carrier’s 767-300 fleet.
- Condor launched service to three long-haul destinations this week. On 27 June the carrier commenced a twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) service between Frankfurt (FRA) and Austin-Bergstrom (AUS). “We are very proud to add Austin to Condor’s long-haul flight schedule as the 16th destination in North America and first in Texas, and are happy to offer another attractive travel destination,” said Jens Boyd, Director of Long-Haul & Revenue Management at Condor and Thomas Cook Airlines. “The demand for flights to the US is increasing and we are already excited about next year’s new destinations: San Diego and New Orleans.” The 8,525-kilometre route will face no direct competition. The second launch this week was from Munich (MUC) to Mombasa (MBA), with onward service to Zanzibar (ZNZ). Inaugurated on 21 June, the link from the German gateway to both Kenyan and Tanzanian destinations will be operated weekly (Wednesdays) facing no incumbent. Both destinations are already served by the airline from Frankfurt. All of the leisure airline’s new services will be flown on the airline’s 767-300s. See how Austin-Bergstrom Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.