Corendon Airlines gets going to the Gambia

Corendon Airlines launched a weekly service from Düsseldorf to Banjul on 17 April. Among those pictured with the Corendon Airlines crew celebrating the launch were Peter Döhr, Marketing Representative Germany, Corendon Airlines (left) and Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport (third left).

  • Corendon Airlines has commenced flights between Düsseldorf (DUS) and Banjul (BJL). Launched 17 April, the carrier will offer a weekly (Thursdays) service on the 4,712-kilometre connection using its fleet of 737-800s. Referencing OAG Schedules Analyser data, no other airline currently serves the airport pair. Along with Düsseldorf, the airline has also added a route from Frankfurt (FRA) to the African city, a 4,675-kilometre link that was inaugurated the day before. It will be flown weekly (Wednesdays) using 737-800s. Finally, the carrier also added a new link from Hannover (HAJ), recent host of Routes Europe 2019, to Rhodes (RHO) this week. Inaugurated on 16 April, the carrier will serve the 2,290-kilometre link weekly (Wednesdays), again like its Banjul routes, using 737-800s. Unlike its links to Banjul, the airline will face direct competition on the 2,290-kilometre route between Germany and Rhodes, with Condor (twice-weekly) and TUIfly (weekly) presently serving the airport pair.


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