Germanwings is a German airline based in Cologne. 4U its IATA code and ICAO code of GWI. The airline serves more than 35 flights to destinations in Europe and 16 of them from Stuttgart. Its main base is Cologne-Bonn Airport, with hubs at the airport in Stuttgart.
The airline was founded in 2002 and began operations on October 27, 2002. Wholly owned by Eurowings, the main competition comes from Ryanair and easyJet, as well as other new airlines such as HLX.com and Transavia Airlines.