Green Airlines is a German domestic airline startup airline, with plans to initially connect the metropolitan region of Upper Rhine Karlsruhe, in Germany, with the cities of Berlin and Hamburg. The airline is particularly targeting business travellers in Germany, connecting metropolitan hubs that otherwise have a long commute by trains or car.
The airline has plans to begin operations from octubre 2020.
Green Airlines identifies as an eco-friendly and sustainable airline, and is committed to its environmental responsibility, with a low-carbon focus. With every flown passenger, the airline offset more emissions than are caused. Furthermore, every ticket sold will contribute to the expansion of emissions avoidance, as well as the promotion of regional companies and environmentally responsible projects.
Green Airlines is going to be a virtual airline, which means that the company won’t operate its own aircraft or personnel, or even have its own air operators’ certificate.
The actual flights will be operated by Air Alsie, using the airline’s fleet of two ATR 72-500s.
The airline’s first route will connect Karlsruhe with Berlin:
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB) - Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
The route will be served several times a week and up to several times a day.
The following have been confirmed by the airline as destinations it will commence scheduled flights to in the near future, although dates have yet to be announced:
The free baggage allowance for carry on baggage is 8 kg. The dimensions of the hand baggage must not exceed 55cm x 40cm x 20cm. Because of the limited space on the aircraft and security, only one piece of hand baggage is permitted per passenger.
The checked baggage allowance will depend on the passenger’s booking class. For economy and business passengers, the free baggage allowance is 20 kg per passenger. In most instances, checked baggage is carried on the same aircraft, but if this is not feasible, the airline will transport the baggage on the next departing flight.
Online check-in is not currently available.
Passengers should arrive at check-in counters in good time to ensure they are checked in at least 60 minutes before scheduled departure.
All passengers will need to present a valid official form of ID, which can be a passport or government issued identity card, such as a driver's license.
The airline will not have its own fleet and the actual flights will be operated by Air Alsie, using their ATR 72s.
It has yet to be confirmed how many seats will be available, by Air Alsie’s ATR 72’s are capable of comfortably seating 48 to 64 passengers.
The padded seats are in a 2-2 formation, with armrests, fold-down trays, overhead storage, and adjustable air conditioning and lighting.
Toilet facilities are available on-board, and passengers will be attended to by up to 2 flight attendants.
Unfortunately, details of business class or an Economy seating upgrade have yet to be announced by the airline.
Green Airlines will be a virtual airline, meaning flights will actually be operated by Danish carrier Air Alsie, using its fleet of ATR 72.
Passengers can join Green Honors, the airline’s frequent flyer program, for free, allowing them to collect miles and redeem them for fantastic rewards in the future. Just by signing up passengers can start to collect miles, and will receive a free newsletter.
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.
The airline will strive to provide special services for those with disabilities or requiring additional assistance. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book, or at least 48 hours before flying, if you have any questions or requests.
A small child under the age of 2 can be transported on the lap of a full-paying adult. The free baggage allowance of 10 kg is included for infants under 2 years of age. One stroller or buggy or child seat or travel cot may also be carried for free of charge for each toddler under the age of 2.
For passengers with disabilities, up to two wheelchairs or mobility aids can be transported free of charge in the hold. Please note that these wheelchairs will need to be foldable. If you have any questions, it is advised to contact our customer service team.
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (FKB) is the international airport serving Karlsruhe, a large city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. The airport is located in Rheinmünster, 25 mi south of Karlsruhe and 7.5 mi west of Baden-Baden. Airlines that fly to FKB include easyJet, TUI fly Deutschland, Ryanair, Eurowings, Air Serbia, and Pobeda.
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