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Condor flies from Frankfurt to Edmonton (Canada)

July 23rd, 2022 - Welcome to Canada's West: Germany's most popular leisure airline will be flying non-stop from Frankfurt to Edmonton with a Boeing 767 from May 2023. Flights to the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta can be booked from EUR 359.99 per person and route and will be offered on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer season.

"With the additional long-haul destination, we offer our guests an even greater choice of direct connections to their vacations and strengthen our presence in North America," said Ralf Teckentrup, CEO of Condor. "Many other destinations in Canada are also accessible via our cooperation partner WestJet."

“We are pleased to welcome Condor to YEG and be part of this exciting non-stop connection to Frankfurt. Connecting with international hubs is an important step in restimulating the economy, and this new flight will help to propel and diversify both business and leisure travel and provide direct cargo access for Canadians and Europeans. We look forward to working alongside our partners in the region and with Condor to connect more businesses, travellers, friends and families together.” saidMyron Keehn, Vice President, Air Service and Business Development, Edmonton International Airport.

"This is an exciting new opportunity for our region's economy, and we're thrilled to welcome visitors to exploreall that Edmonton has to offer. This connection will encourage global business relationships to flourish and will also serve as a path for international travellers seeking a newadventure,” added his Worship Amarjeet Sohi, Mayor, City of Edmonton. “Our city continues to strengthen its reputationas a place where ideas take off and where people feel welcomed immediately, thanks to many hard working Edmontonians."

With the addition of Edmonton, the 5thlargest city in Canada with a population of over 1.4million inhabitants, Condor's Canada service expands to a total of five destinations: In addition to Edmonton, Germany's most popular leisure airline also serves Toronto, Vancouver, Whitehorse, and Halifax.

Edmonton stretches along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River and is one of the northernmost major cities in the world. The largest stretch of urban parkland in North America, the North Saskatchewan River Valley is steps from Edmonton’s downtown core and offers an expansive multi-use trail system, while playing host to many festivals throughout the year. In addition to many music and food festivals, the provincial capital offers a wide range of cultural activities, shopping experiences and a vibrant culinary scene. Edmonton is also home to authentic Indigenous experiences, such as Fort Edmonton Park and their new Indigenous Peoples Experience, as well as Metis Crossing near Edmonton. Historic meets modern with numerous skyscrapers characterizing the city's image, as well as the brand-new ICE District in the centre of the city.

Known as the gateway to the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Canada’s North due to its geographic location, Edmonton is near several national parks, including Elk Island National Park and Jasper National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site. The natural landscapes and breathtaking views invite visitors to explore endless hiking trails, wildlife experiences and world-famous camping.

With the addition of Edmonton, the 5thlargest city in Canada with a population of over 1.4million inhabitants, Condor's Canada service expands to a total of five destinations: In addition to Edmonton, Germany's most popular leisure airline also serves Toronto, Vancouver, Whitehorse, and Halifax.

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