Eurowings Discover launches flights to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City— Lufthansa Group’s new leisure airline, Eurowings Discover (4Y), has launched flights to Salt Lake City on an all-new route and gateway for the group: Salt Lake City, Utah to Frankfurt, Germany . As the travel industry continues to rebuild global connections and responds to a surge in demand for leisure travel, the launch of flights to the city known as the “Crossroads of the West” is a welcome addition. .
“We are thrilled to be the first airline to offer nonstop flights from the German-speaking region of Europe to Salt Lake City, UT. Thanks to the full integration of Eurowings Discover into the Lufthansa Group network, it has never been easier for travelers from all over Europe to visit fascinating Utah and its surroundings. It is a great and unique addition to our flight schedule, as well as a valuable extension of the Lufthansa Group network in the United States. We look forward to flying many travelers to and from Salt Lake City International Airport this summer,” said Helmut Woelfel, Chief Business Officer at Eurowings Discover.
The Lufthansa Group’s Eurowings Discover (4Y58 / LH4390) departs Frankfurt at 11:15 a.m. and arrives in Salt Lake City at 2:10 p.m. Eurowings Discover Flight 4Y59/LH 4391 then departs Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) at 3:40 p.m. and arrives in Frankfurt at 10:10 a.m. the following day. All times are local. The SLC flight will operate throughout the summer schedule, from May 23 to October 14, and will resume again during the 2023 summer schedule. Flights will be operated with an Airbus 330-300 or an Airbus 330- 200.
Eurowings Discover will operate three weekly non-stop flights between Salt Lake City and Frankfurt. Flights depart from SLC on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and are the only direct service between Salt Lake City and German-speaking countries in Europe. The connection is a summer seasonal service.
“The United States remains the most important market for the Lufthansa Group outside of our European bases, and we remain committed to the region as we plan our recovery from the effects of the pandemic,” says Don Bunkenburg, Senior Director of sales in the United States, Central, West and Central America, Lufthansa Group. “Salt Lake City is a brand new gateway for the Lufthansa Group and we couldn’t be happier to add more opportunities and capabilities to and from the United States.”
“Since Eurowings Discover announced nonstop service between SLC and Frankfurt a year ago, the excitement and anticipation has been building,” said Bill Wyatt, executive director of Salt Lake City International Airport. . “Today we welcome our new international airline and look forward to a long and prosperous partnership.”
The Lufthansa Group offers extensive global connectivity
Eurowings Discover connects Salt Lake City to all of Europe and beyond. Thanks to the integration into the Lufthansa Group network, passengers benefit from a direct connection to all German and European departure points of the Lufthansa Group, as well as a seamless booking process and smooth transfer traffic in the whole world.
High quality product with many services included
Eurowings Discover offers a high quality product with many services included. The aircraft offers up to 300 seats, including up to 30 in Business Class (fully reclining seats), up to 31 in Premium Economy and up to 244 in Economy. In all three classes, customers can expect a special, high-quality travel experience with all meals and non-alcoholic beverages included in the fare. In addition to the dining experience, Eurowings Discover also offers complimentary in-flight entertainment with seats in all classes offering individual, personal screens. Another special feature on board Eurowings Discover: passengers can quickly and easily connect to the Cloud on board via their own device to benefit from an extensive entertainment offer.