New Flight Launched: Frankfurt, Germany and the Kruger National Park
Updated: Jan 7
It just got easier for visitors from Europe to visit South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park.
Eurowings Discover, Lufthansa’s long-haul leisure brand, will this year become the first intercontinental airline ever to start scheduled flights to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA).
The service will form a direct Iink for the German market to directly access the Kruger National Park from Frankfurt. The park is extremely popular with holidaymakers from Germany, who will now be able to reach it faster and more directly.
In its first season (November 15, 2022 to March 25, 2023), the airline will fly three times a week from Frankfurt to Mbombela KMIA, with a short stopover in Windhoek.
The carrier has a strong commercial focus on leisure destinations on the African continent, and Kruger Mpumalanga is the seventh destination offered by Eurowings Discover on the continent after already starting services from Frankfurt to Mombasa, Zanzibar, Mauritius, Windhoek, Victoria Falls and Kilimanjaro.
What to expect:
Eurowings Discover promises a high-quality product with many services included. The aircraft offers up to 300 seats, up to 30 of which are in business class (lie-flat seats), up to 31 in premium economy and up to 244 in economy. In all three classes, guests can look forward to a special, high-quality travel experience with all meals and non-alcoholic beverages included in the fare.
It also offers free, great entertainment on board, each seat with its own screen in all classes, with over 50 movies, 80 TV programmes, and numerous soundtracks.
Eurowings Discover passengers can quickly and easily connect to the Onboard Cloud via their own device to receive an extended entertainment offering with a wide selection of magazines and over 50 cutting-edge games, gaming streams as well as an integrated gaming platform.
The flights are bookable via all usual booking channels, including the GDS. We are thrilled to have this new flight to the Kruger National Park, making it much easier for our guests to travel and we look forward to meeting you during your Kruger National Park Adventure.