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Germanwings

Airline tickets with Germanwings

Hand luggageEach passenger can take on board, free of charge, one item of hand luggage up to a maximum of 8 kg in weight and not exceeding 55 x 40 x 20 cm in size. This rule does not apply to foldable suit bags, which may be as large as 57 x 54 x 15 cm.


Checked luggageIf you plan on checking luggage note that the company requires a payment depending on the routes.The reservation includes 1 HAND LUGGAGE FOR PASSENGER.


Germanwings check-in procedures

Quick and easy to check-in online before you travel with Germanwings.


Online check-in is available from between 72 and 3 hours before departure. Should you be flying from a German airport (excluding Frankfurt / Karlsruhe / Baden Baden / Heringsdorf (Usedom)), you have the chance to complete online check-in from up to 30 minutes before departure.


To carry complete your online check-in all you need is the six-figure booking code or your etix® ticket-number and a printer.


Please note that this information may be subjet to variation, so be sure to consult the carrier's website before travel.


Click here to "check-in online"


Germanwings history

The airline Germanwings is a low cost carrier which took to the skies in 2002. Owned by Lufthansa since 2009 and based in Cologne. Main hubs include Cologne Bonn Airport, Stuttgart Airport, Hamburg Airport, Berlin Tegel Airport and Düsseldorf Airport. Lufthansa started moving all its short haul operations out of its main hubs in Frankfurt and Munich over to Germanwings in January 2013. Germanwings serves over 120 destinations across Europe.


Germanwings offer three price categories;BEST, being the top category, predominantly used by business travellers;SMART fare includes some additional services;BASIC fare the low cost category, no frills.


Although much has changed for the airline, their approved Lufthansa safety regulations remains the same. Germanwings pilots are trained at the Lufthansa flight school and twice a year they must prove their ability to react in difficult situations in a flight simulator.


News

The airline Germanwings is constantly evolving and developing its product offering. Stay updated with the latest news.


October 2014 - Bmibaby and Germanwings join forcesThese two airlines are planning to share each others flights on each others respective websites. Both Lufthansa-owned carriers will work as a type of partnership. Consumers will be able to search all flights in one place before being redirected where appropriate, to the operating carrier's website to complete the booking.


Additional exposure for both airlines, since as all of bmibaby's routes from Manchester, East Midlands, Birmingham and Cardiff can be found on Germanwings website. Whilst all of Germanwings routes from Manchester, Stansted, Edinburgh to Cologne are available on bmibaby's website.


August 2014 - The budget ariline Germanwings launches a new route.


Germanwings launched a new route from London Stansted to Dusseldorf.


This new service will be operated 12 times weekly — twice on weekdays (with morning and evening flights) and once on both Saturdays and Sundays.


December 2012 - Germanwings to solicit more business travelLufthansa-owned low-cost carrier Germanwings is planning to solicit more business passengers to compete with its competition, Ryanair and easyJet.


From July 1st 2014 Germanwings will allow business class customers the abilty to exclude certain options, like priority check-in, catering a la carte, a second piece of luggage and the use of first-class lounges. All this to try and appeal to the more canny of employers.

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Berlin - Cologne is the most popular route for Germanwings

Cost of living in Berlin compared with Cologne

Food and drinksBerlinCologneDifference
Beer (0.5 litre) £1.00 £1.000%
Coffee £3.00 £3.000%
Meal at McDonald's £8.00 £8.000%
Water (0.33 litre) £1.00 £2.00+100%
TransportationBerlinCologneDifference
Monthly pass £89.00 £99.00+11%
One way tube ticket £3.00 £3.000%
Taxi starting price (normal tariff) £4.00 £4.000%
ClothingBerlinCologneDifference
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M,...) £35.00 £42.00+20%
1 pair of jeans (Levi's 501 or similar) £83.00 £86.00+4%
SalariesBerlinCologneDifference
Average monthly disposable salary (net) £2,224.00 £2,496.00+12%