Eurowings has announced plans for a new summer route between Newquay airport in Cornwall and Berlin Tegel.

The weekly Saturday service will launch on May 5, the same day as the carrier’s already announced summer route between Newquay and Stuttgart.

The new services will be Newquay airport’s third and fourth destinations in Germany – Eurowings already operates flights to Dusseldorf, while Ryanair offers seasonal flights to Frankfurt–Hahn.

With only a weekly frequency the Newquay-Berlin route will be aimed mainly at the leisure market.

Unlike Frankfurt and Munich, Berlin Tegel does not have the much in the way of connections onto routes operated by Lufthansa Group carriers, although Lufthansa does currently operate flights between Berlin Tegel and New York JFK, a route which will be taken over by Eurowings from the start of the summer schedules.

Commenting on the news Al Titterington, MD for Cornwall Airport Newquay said:

“As the second largest country market after the UK from our airport, another link to Germany will provide an essential boost to the development of our route network within a proven strong market.”

“Our inbound leisure routes are particularly popular with German tourists so we’re very happy to announce another connection from this increasingly significant country market. Building on the success of its Düsseldorf route, it’s fantastic to confirm Eurowings will be adding two new destinations this summer.”,