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Germanwings (4U)

Germanwings is one of Germany’s most popular low cost airlines. It is based out of Cologne and operates flights to a network of 67 destinations around Europe. It is owned by Lufthansa and has hubs in Stuttgart, Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg and Dortmund.

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  • IATA code: 4U
  • Number of serviced cities: 67 destinations
  • Main hub: Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
  • Fleet: 25 aircraft
  • Loyalty rewards program: Boomerang Club

History of Germanwings

Germanwings was originally founded as Eurowings Flug in 1997. It was one of the first low cost airlines to operate in Germany and offer connecting flights on to other destinations. The name was changed to Germanwings in October of 2002. This same year, Germanwings launched services with a new Airbus.

Travel with Germanwings: practical information

  • Onboard Services

    • Meals: There is a range of food products available for purchase onboard: sandwiches, snacks, hot and cold drinks. Passengers can pay in Euros or by credit card.
    • Entertainment: Germanwings welcomes passengers to bring their own portable DVD players and mp3 players to use during the flight. There is an in-flight magazine available as well.
  • Baggage Allowances

    • Cabin: 1 piece is permitted per passenger. The maximum dimensions are 55 x 40 x 20 cm. Germainwings does not indicate a weight restriction on hand luggage.
    • Checked: There is a fee of €8 for each piece of registered checked luggage. The maximum total weight is 20 kg. At the airport this fee is €20.
    • Excess: For luggage that is registered as overweight the fee is €20 (between 20-30 kg) and for heavier luggage the fee is €40 (between 30-40kg). At the airport, if a piece of luggage is overweight, there is a fee of €8/kg.

Discounts and Special Offers

Infants under 2 years of age travel for a flat rate of €15 one way. For infants and children up to the age of 11 who occupy their own seat the rate is 20% of the paid adult fare for that flight. All of Germanwings’ other special offers and discounts are listed in the flight section at


Telephone: 0906 294 1918
Departure cities: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Latest news from Germanwings

germanwings releases new summer schedule
26 February 2014

Germanwings is planning to grow its network this summer by adding four new routes from Berlin Tegel Airport. The airline will launch flights to Barcelona and Zagreb on July 4th and Moscow and Paris on August 31st. Some of these […]

Germanwings launches two new routes to LHR
20 January 2014

Germanwings celebrates two new flight routes this week to London Heathrow Airport. The first is from Berlin-Tegel with three daily departures and the other is from Hamburg, again with three daily departures. It’s a great low cost option for business […]

Re-vamped Germanwings to land in Dusseldorf this summer
14 October 2013

Germanwings is undergoing huge transformations as Lufthansa takes over the budget airline’s operations. The “new” Germanwings will touch down in Dusseldorf Airport starting March 30th, 2014 offering passengers a number of routes on behalf of Lufthansa, plus some new ones. […]

Germanwings expands UK network
17 July 2012

One of the biggest low cost airlines in Europe is expanding its UK flight route network, good news for travellers who frequently fly between England and Germany. Germanwings launched a new flight between Stuttgart and Manchester on July 15th. The […]

Germanwings and Brussels Airlines team up
11 June 2012

The two low cost airlines have signed an interlining agreement this week which means Germanwings and Brussels Airlines will be working closer together from now on. What does it mean? Both airlines can now offer passengers onward connections with the […]

Germanwings gears up for next winter
16 April 2012

Summer hasn’t even arrived and Germanwings is gearing up for next winter, revealed its new schedule and new destinations. Travellers get ready for new flights from Cologne, Stuttgart and Dortmund. What’s hot on the radar? Holiday hot spots like Nador […]

Germanwings welcomes summer with new destinations
2 April 2012

Germanwings is looking forward to the coming summer months with 20 new destinations in its network. From its bases in Cologne/Bon and Stuttgart, travellers can look forward to new flights to Casablanca, London Heathrow, Naples, Jerez de la Frontera, Catania […]