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ANC Welcomes New Carrier Eurowings Discover

Friday, June 10, 2022 (Anchorage, AK) – Friday, June 10, 2022 (Anchorage, AK) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) welcomes Eurowings Discover to our airport on Monday, June 13 at 1:35pm. Eurowings Discovers inaugural flight will bring in upward of 150 passengers. Currently, three flights using wide-bodied planes are schedule per week over the course of summer. Each flight has the potential to bring 270 passengers to Alaska.

To celebrate this new connection, ANC is hosting a welcome party in its North Terminal for Eurowings Discover. Media is invited to attend. Representatives from ANC, Eurowings Discover, the Anchorage Mayor’s Office, and Visit Anchorage, to name a few, will be on hand for interviews.

Date: Monday, June 13

Time: 2:00 PM AST

Location: North Terminal Lobby (near the polar bear)

Media RSVP: Contact via email Ruth Rosewarne Kimerer at r.rosewarne.kimerer@alaska.gov or Megan A. Peters at megan.peters@alaska.gov.

“It is exciting to see Eurowings Discover initiating non-stop service between Germany and Anchorage this summer. Alaska offers a fantastic tourist destination, and we are pleased Eurowings Discover will be providing opportunities for tourists, business travelers, and Alaskans with a direct connection between Alaska and Europe,” said ANC Airport Director Craig Campbell. “This new passenger service provides expanded opportunities for economic growth in Alaska and brings us all closer together by providing greater access to the world.”

“With Anchorage, Alaska, we add a dream destination in the United States to our vacation destination portfolio. The region’s diverse wildlife and stunning landscape offer a unique combination of nature exploration and recreation for German and European travelers,” said Wolfgang Raebiger, CEO at Eurowings Discover. “It is my special pleasure to captain our inaugural flight from Frankfurt to Anchorage, representing not only the first flight for Eurowings Discover to the destination, but for the entire Lufthansa Group. Anchorage is a great addition to our Eurowings Discover flight schedule and to the entire Lufthansa Group network.”

Other international carriers at ANC this summer include Condor and Air Canada.

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Media Contact:

Megan A. Peters, Communications Manager

megan.peters@alaska.gov or 907.744.9475

Notice to Travelers: All international and domestic check-in and baggage drop counters are currently located in the South Terminal.

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