Dusseldorf - The first of two Boeing 737-900ER of AZUR Air Germany landed at Dusseldorf on Thursday evening, April 5.

The aircraft registered D-AZUG has 215 seats with a 3-3 seating arrangement and will be used on the short- and medium-haul routes. The device is now available for training purposes of the crews.

In the next few weeks, after the acceptance of the German Federal Aviation Office (LBA, Luftfahrt-Bundesamt) the 737-900, will welcome its first passengers towards the Mediterranean at the beginning of May.

AZUR Air received its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) in June 2017 and had been transporting passengers to popular tourist destinations in Spain, Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Dominican Republic and Cuba.

The summer flight program of 2018 will include flights from Palma de Mallorca to Hurghada, Antalya, and Enfidha. Antalya will also be served by the German airports Berlin-Schönefeld, Hannover, and Munich. The AZUR Air Germany transports an average of more than 30,000 passengers per month.

The D-AZUG was in service from 2007 to 2017 at Indonesian low-cost Lion Air.