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Germanwings Flight Information

Compare the flight prices of your airline tickets with Germanwings , among other airlines or low cost sold through travel agents that we are comparing. Find the best prices with Germanwings to enjoy your stay. We offer a small listing of the company's history, alliances, customer services and on-board and list of destinations served by Germanwings.

Germanwings : Presentation

logo Germanwings
  • IATA Code: 4U
  • Website:  www.germanwings.com
  • Country : Germany Germany
  • Telephone number : 0 892 390 158
  • Call sign : Germanwings
  • Headquarters : Cologne, Germany
  • Based at : 1296
  • Fleet size : 71
  • Number of yearly passengers : 7.5 million
  • Hand luggage size : 55 x 40 x 20 cm
  • Maximum weight of check in luggage : 20 kg

Germanwings : History

Germanwings is a German low cost airline company based at Cologne Bonn Airport. Lufthansa created the airline in 2002 so that it could offer more low cost flights. Nowadays the Germanwings route map encompasses more than 100 destinations across Europe (including Paris CDG, Barcelona and Stockholm), North Africa (Casablanca, Tunis etc.) and the Middle East (Tel Aviv etc.). Each year Germanwings flights transport over 7.5 million passengers around the world using the 71 aircrafts which make up the Germanwings fleet.

Germanwings : Information about the airline

Check-in

Following the rules laid out in the Germanwings baggage allowance passengers can bring one item of hand luggage which must not weigh more than 8kg or exceed 55x40x20cm in size. Liquids must not surpass 100ml and must be placed inside a clear plastic bag. It is also possible to purchase hold luggage allowance when booking your Germanwings ticket for a rate of between 33 euros and 149 euros depending on the bag weight.
Passengers travelling with just hand luggage can make use of the Germanwings online check in service which is available 72 hours before the flight departure and closes 3 hours before the proposed take off time. Those wishing to check in in person at the airport desk must do so at least 45 minutes before take off.

Customer and on Board Services Germanwings

During Your Flight
Germanwings inflight food can be bought at a small cost and refreshments include drinks and light meals (sandwiches, confectionary). It is possible to use all electronic equipment on board your Germanwings flight once the aircraft is in the air as long as they have flight mode activated.

After Your Flight
All customers are invited to join Germanwings boomerang, or the ?Boomerang Club?, which is the name of the airline?s loyalty programme. For each euro spent with the airline, customers cumulate miles which can be exchanged for discounts and other privileges such as gift vouchers and bonuses.