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  • Joe Breitfeller

Condor’s Airbus A330-200s Take Off on Long-Haul Routes

Condor’s Airbus A330-200, registration D-AIYC took off on its first long-haul flight yesterday, departing Frankfurt Airport around 15:15 for North America. The carrier will operate three A330-200s on long-haul flights to Seattle, Toronto and Punta Cana.


Condor Launches Long-Haul Airbus A330-200 Service on Sunday May 15, 2022 - Courtesy Condor

On Monday (May 16, 2022), Condor announced the start of long-haul A330-200 flights with aircraft registration D-AIYC departing Frankfurt Airport at around `15:15 on Sunday for North America. The carrier will operate three A330-200s over the next two years on long-haul flights to Seattle, Toronto and Punta Cana, before replacing them with new Airbus A330neos. The three A330-200s (registrations D-AIYB, D-AIYC and D-AIYD) will also be deployed to Palma de Mallorca. While Condor's new A330neos will be configured in three classes, the current A330s are configured with 22 full lie-flat Business Class and 240 Economy Class seats. Each seat has a monitor, USB port and power socket, and inflight entertainment will be available from June 2022. In the meantime, guests can stream free of charge on the Condor FlyStream WLAN inflight entertainment program with their own personal mobile devices.


During summer 2021, Condor announced an order for 16 long-haul A330-900neos, with the first expected to be delivered in October 2022, followed by the successive replacement of their existing long-haul Boeing 767 fleet through mid-2024. Condor will be the German Launch customer for the A330-900neo, which offers state-of-the-art technology, maximum efficiency and the highest level of guest comfort.


Founded in 1956, Condor is Germany’s favorite leisure airline and serves over nine million guests annually to 90 destinations in Europe, Africa and America from nine German gateways, Zurich and Vienna. The German leisure carrier has a fleet of over 50 aircraft which are meticulously maintained to the highest safety standards by their wholly-owned subsidiary Condor Technik with facilities in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Starting in Fall 2022, Condor will become the German launch customer for the Airbus A330neo.



Source: Condor