It never gets old: Sea-Tac's fire department welcomes Eurowings to Seattle with a traditional turret salute.

It never gets old: Sea-Tac’s fire department welcomes Eurowings to Seattle with a traditional turret salute.

Germany-based discount airline Eurowings launched thrice-weekly service to Seattle from Cologne on July 11, using Airbus A330s for the route. Eurowings is owned by Lufthansa Group..

Because two photos of the turret salute are better than one.

Because two photos of the turret salute are better than one.

Eurowings new route is seasonal, providing service between Sea-Tac and Cologne/Bonn Airport from July through October. Flights will operate Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Once Condor adds its new Seattle-Munich route later this month, Seattle will have service to three German destinations on three different airlines: Lufthansa and Condor to Frankfurt, Condor to Munich, and Eurowings’ new service to Cologne.

It also means Seattle-area AvGeeks get to watch for a new livery and a few more international flights from current carriers.

This particular A330-203 first flew in 2003, and was in service with EVA Airways through 2015 before being leased to Eurowings that same year.

This particular A330-203 first flew in 2003, and was in service with EVA Airways through 2015 before being leased to Eurowings that same year.

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ASSOCIATE EDITOR – SEATTLE, WA Francis Zera is a Seattle-based architectural, aviation, and commercial photographer, a freelance photojournalist, and a confirmed AvGeek.

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2 Comments
Michael Moscaritolo

I flew them in Europe a few times and was very impressed with on-time, reliability, and in-flight service.

Riccardo Giannattasio

Is this an A300-200? Thank you.

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