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Cologne Bonn Base for Freebird Airlines Europe

17.05.2021

Routes Focussing on European Holiday Islands

Cologne Bonn is the new base for the charter airline Freebird Airlines Europe. Since this week, an A320 plane has been based at Cologne Bonn Airport by the European subsidiary of the Turkish Freebird Airlines, which was founded in 2018. From next Saturday, 15 May, Freebird Airlines Europe will be flying to holiday islands in Greece and Spain; the first destination on Saturday morning will be Heraklion (HER) on Crete.

“Freebird offers holidaymakers a varied schedule, flying to some of the most beautiful European islands. We are very much looking forward to the future cooperation and are pleased to welcome Freebird Airlines Europe to Cologne Bonn Airport,” said Johan Vanneste, President & CEO of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH.

In future, Freebird Airlines Europe will fly from Cologne Bonn to the Greek islands of Crete (Heraklion, HER), Kos (KGS) and Rhodes (RHO) twice a week. The Airbus 320, with a capacity of 180 passengers, will fly to the Canary Islands Fuerteventura (FUE), Gran Canaria (LPA) and Tenerife (TFS) with the same frequency. There are also plans to include Hurghada (HRG), the popular holiday destination on the Red Sea, in the schedule from September.

More information on the flight times and bookings can be found at www.freebirdairlines.com 

Coronavirus testing facilities at Cologne Bonn Airport

Since 1 February 2021, travellers as well as visitors without a flight ticket have been able to get tested at the Centogene test centre at Terminal 2 (this incurs a fee). The test centre offers SARS-CoV-2-PCR testing with results available within 24 hours, as well as rapid antigen testing and PCR testing, with results available within eight hours. To avoid waiting times, it is advisable to register for a test in advance. For more information on registration and prices, please go to Coronavirus Test am Flughafen Köln Bonn | Centogene

Throughout the airport, travellers and visitors over the age of six are required to wear a medical face mask. Surgical masks and FFP2 masks as well as masks conforming to the KN95/N95 standard (without the exhalation valve) are permitted. The usual social distancing and hygiene rules apply. There are disinfectant dispensers throughout the airport.

For the latest information, please visit www.gesund-ans-ziel.de 


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