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Condor Announces Frankfurt-Johannesburg Services

LONDON – In Winter 2022/23, German carrier Condor will operate services between Frankfurt and Johannesburg, joining the 20 other long-haul destinations already announced.

It is understood the airline will operate the following timetable, according to Simple Flying:

  • Frankfurt to Johannesburg: DE2088, Mondays, 21:55-09:55+1 (the next day)
  • Frankfurt to Johannesburg: DE2088, Fridays, 20:25-08:25+1
  • Johannesburg to Frankfurt: DE2089, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 19:15-05:25+1

The aircraft in use will be the Boeing 767-300ER, sitting 18 or 30 seats in business, 35 in premium economy, and between 245-258 seats in Economy, based on the different seat mappings.

It is understood that this aircraft will be replaced in the future to make way for the 16 Airbus A330-900neos it has on order.

As an overall list, the airline’s winter schedule, effective November 1st, will look like this:

  • Cape Town, South Africa – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Cancún, Mexico – Daily
  • Grenada – Sunday
  • Havana, Cuba – Monday, Thursday
  • Holguin, Cuba – Wednesday, Sunday
  • New York (JFK), USA – Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Johannesburg, South Africa – Monday, Friday
  • Los Angeles, USA – Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
  • Mombasa, Kenya – Friday, Sunday
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica – Wednesday, Sunday
  • Male, Maldives – Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
  • Mauritius – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
  • Puerto Plata, Dom. Republic – Wednesday, Sunday
  • Punta Cana, Dom. Republic – Daily
  • Santo Domingo, Dom. Republic – Wednesday, Sunday
  • Seattle, USA – Monday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Seychelles – Friday
  • Tobago – Sunday
  • Varadero, Cuba – Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
  • Toronto, Canada – Wednesday, Sunday
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania – Friday, Sunday

Condor is offering quite a substantial route network for the Winter season as it aims to bolster up such services in the wake of higher demand post-pandemic.

It will be interesting to see how this new route to Johannesburg will fare and whether it will have the same level of success as its other destinations.

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