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Primera to fly transatlantic from Frankfurt

The news comes just days after the Danish-Icelandic-Latvian airline announced similar flights from Berlin.

Primera Air has revealed yet another destination point for its growing array of transatlantic flights, this time from Frankfurt.

This is the Danish-Icelandic-Latvian airline’s fifth transatlantic airport in Europe and comes just a few days after announcing similar flights from Berlin.

Primera has already opened transatlantic routes from London and Paris this year, to be followed next year by Brussels, Berlin and now Frankfurt.

The carrier is so far flying to five North American destinations on the transatlantic routes, namely New York-JFK, Boston, Washington DC, Montreal and Toronto.

Four of these will be available from Frankfurt, starting on June 16 with daily flights to New York and, five days later, flights to Boston’s Logan International with four weekly departures.

A month later, on July 16, Primera Air will start to fly daily from Frankfurt to Toronto Pearson and, on the same day, to Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport with three weekly departures.

Change at Frankfurt
Frankfurt has previously been almost exclusively used as an airport for the network airlines, but since Ryanair moved to this major airport at the end of March last year, other low-cost carriers have followed.

As with the routes from Brussels and Berlin, the Frankfurt flights are to be made with new, long-range Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft with fares starting at €149 one-way.

The flights will be carried out by Primera Air Scandinavia operating on a Danish operating license. The sister company Primera Air Nordic uses an operating license from Latvia.

“We are proud to present routes from Frankfurt International Airport, one of Europe’s biggest traffic hubs with excellent connectivity. This fits well with our strategy of offering transatlantic flights at low cost between major airports in Europe and North America,” said Anastasija Visnakova, commercial director at Primera Air.

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