Darwin launches Leipzig to Paris and Amsterdam

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Starting from September 2nd, the Swiss regional airline Darwin Airline will connect the Leipzig/Halle Airport with Paris and Amsterdam.

The Leipzig/Halle Airport will thus become the first German airport Darwin Airline will operate scheduled flights from.

Darwin Airline will be connecting the Leipzig/Halle Airport on a daily basis with the cities of Paris and Amsterdam as of September 2nd. The aircraft in use for this route will be the company’s SAAB 2000 hosting 50 passengers. At the international hubs Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam numerous connecting flights will be possible within the global network of Air France-KLM.

The connections to Paris and Amsterdam are scheduled to be served twice a day from Monday to Friday, while on Saturdays and Sundays one daily flight will be available, totaling in 24 weekly connections out of the Leipzig/Halle Airport and operated by Darwin Airline.

"We are pleased to be the first German airport Darwin Airline operates scheduled flights from. With Darwin Airline we were able win an established partner with both the expertise and the appropriate aircraft type to develop the connections to Paris and Amsterdam in a sustainable manner" says Dierk Näther, Managing Director at Leipzig/Halle Airport GmbH.

"The opening of the new base in Leipzig is consistent with our strategic plan to further development and expand our presence as a regional carrier in the European market. We are convinced to have found exactly the right partner and market with the Leipzig/Halle Airport" comments Christian Schneider, Chief Commercial Officer at Darwin Airline.

"Adding Paris and Amsterdam as new destinations, we will be able to move Central Germany even closer to these two important European economic and cultural centers, and this considering the high frequency of the connection in the easiest manner. The new connecting hubs Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol also offer their attractive worldwide network from which both the business and leisure travelers will benefit alike" adds Markus Kopp, Member of the Board at Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG.

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