Berlin, 01 November 2019
German Airways will start flying from Bern in May 2020. It has concluded a long-term wet lease agreement with Swiss airline Lions Air. The agreement covers the use of an Embraer E190 LR regional jet. The regional jet will be stationed at Bern Airport. From there, the aircraft will fly to attractive destinations in Italy, Spain and Greece.
Elisabeth Jesse, CCO of the Zeitfracht Group, on the cooperation agreement with Lions Air: “We are delighted to be able to expand German Airways’ customer portfolio in the long term. The agreement will also enable us to make a contribution to an important infrastructure project for the Swiss capital and the entire Canton of Bern”.
During the presentation of the partnership with Lions Air on Friday, German Airways also presented the new livery for its aircraft. A jet with the new livery had landed in Bern coming from Cologne.
Lions Air is an airline based in Zurich. It has been operating charter flights for 30 years and maintains a fleet of various aircraft and helicopters.
About German Airways
Zeitfracht Group combines its two airlines (Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter LGW and WDL) under the brand German Airways. The LGW fleet consists of 17 Dash-8-Q400 aircraft. Three BAe146 jets and three Embraer E190 aircraft are in service for WDL. The aircraft are one of the best-selling regional jets in the world and are used by many established European airlines.
About ZEITFRACHT Group
Zeitfracht Group is an owner-managed family business in the third generation with more than 3,000 employees and headquarters in Berlin. The company operates primarily in the three business segments logistics, aviation and real estate.