German low-cost carrier Eurowings will stop flying to Russia

Airline Eurowings with the beginning of the autumn-winter season will stop flying to Russia, writes “Kommersant”. German low-cost airline is missing from the schedule that will take effect in late October, the airline confirmed to the newspaper that “will not be able to continue flights to Russia for economic reasons.”

“The direction has not justified the high expectations of the company”, — said the representative of the carrier. In Eurowings told that now the company is determined “alternative transportation options, passengers who have already purchased tickets for this period from Russia and back.

Eurowings started to perform regular flights six times a week from Domodedovo to Berlin in October 2015. The company entered the Russian market after it left the German carrier Air Berlin.

Representative Denis Valeev told the newspaper that a sharp drop in demand in Germany happened two years ago. “Since then, the situation of tourist trips has not changed dramatically, the most popular destinations — Berlin, Munich and Dusseldorf, where business activity”, — he explained.