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Germanwings

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
4U
GWI
German Wings

Germanwings Airbus A319-132
Germanwings
Waldstrasse 224
51147 Cologne
GERMANY

Tel.: +49 2203 1027 310
Fax: +49 2203 1027 300
Email:
Website: www.germanwings.com

Type: Scheduled, International, domestic, pax
Owner: Lufthansa Group (100%)
Base: Cologne/Bonn (CGN)
Hubs: Berlin (SXF),; Stuttgart (STR), Dortmund (DTM), Hannover (HAJ), Hamburg (HAM)
Start of ops: October 2002
Germanwings operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 33 x Airbus A319
  • 17 x Airbus A320 (+5 planned)
  • 21 x Bombardier CRJ 900
CEO:
Finance Director:
Thomas Winkelmann
Michael Knoth

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Germanwings  
4U
GWI
Germany Cologne 2002-
Started ops 27/10/02. Expected to merge in 2008 with TUIfly (announced 11/07, merged carrier to be owned 40% each by TUI and Lufthansa, 20% by Eurowings founder Albrecht Knauf), negociations stalled in 8/08. Announced in 12/08 an enhanced consolidation within the Lufthansa ops network and fully purchased by Lufthansa on 1/1/09 (through Lufthansa Commercial Holding GmbH). Became the backbone of new LCC owned by Lufthansa with main base at Cologne (announced 9/12, effective 1/7/13). Expected to be merged with Eurowings (announced 7/14, effective 25/10/15).
Eurowings Flug  
EW
EWF;GWI
Germany Dortmund 1995-2002
Formed by Eurowings (100%). Reorganized into low-cost carrier Germanwings

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Airbus A320-200
D-AIPX
near Barcelonnette France
150
w/o