Eurowings Europe transfers its registration to Malta – Airways Magazine

DALLAS – Eurowings Europe (E2), a subsidiary of Lufthansa (LH), transferred its registration to Malta. Previously registered in Austria, the carrier obtained an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from Transport Malta.

Eurowings will register 19 A320 family aircraft in the central Mediterranean archipelago.

The airline was founded in August 2015 under the Lufthansa Group. E2’s main base is in Vienna Schwechat (VIE), with additional bases in Salzburg WA Mozart (SZG) and Palma de Mallorca (PMI). The fleet is divided between 6 A319 and 13 A320.

Eurowings A320 (D-AIZS). Alberto Cucini/Airways

Eurowings Europe, Authority of Malta Comments

Stefan Beveridge, Director of Eurowings Europe, said: “We aspire to become the number one airline in Europe. We are delighted to have obtained an AOC for our new airline, Eurowings Europe Ltd. This gives us a tailwind as we continue our pan-European growth.

He continued: “Malta has a unique and undisputed reputation as the jurisdiction of choice in the aviation industry. Its economic and regulatory framework will allow us to enter new markets as an attractive airline and compete successfully in our highly competitive environment.

Transport Minister Aaron Farrugia has promised agility and accessibility from the country, which has nearly 800 registered planes.

“Our various recent developments in this sector will, I am sure, have a significant impact on our economy and will generate new jobs,” said Aaron Farrugia.

Featured image: Eurowings A320 (D-AIZT). Fabrice Spicuglia/Airways

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