Stopovers Offered by airberlin at no charge and Reduced Fares for Fall and Winter Travel

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airberlin, Germany's second largest airline is offering travelers stopovers at no charge while transiting through Berlin or Dusseldorf its two international hubs in Germany. airberlin has also lowered fares for travel for Fall travel from Boston, New York, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Extend your trip: book a free stopover in Europe with airberlin
Plus: Special fares for flights to Europe available only until 15th August

airberlin has launched a free stopover program offering travelers the convenience of a stopover at no charge in either direction in Berlin or Dusseldorf; ideal for those who have an overnight flight connection or would just like to explore those cities and the surrounding areas by car, train or public transportation. Book any airberlin fare from any of its U.S. gateways that include Boston, Chicago, Ft Myers, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (JFK), and San Francisco via its international hubs Berlin and Dusseldorf to any final destination in Europe and receive a free stopover. Travelers are allowed one stopover for up to seven days in either direction, any additional stopovers are offered at a charge of $100 USD.

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline has just reduced fares for travel from August 23rd through September 30th in addition to travel dates for fall and winter from October 1st through March 31st excluding holiday travel periods. Fares offered start from $599 from Los Angeles to many cities throughout Germany and Europe such as Berlin, Dusseldorf and Munich or Florence, Vienna and Zurich to name a few. In addition fares have also been lowered from Boston*, Chicago, Miami, New York and San Francisco* with fares starting at $599 including all taxes and fees. Travelers can fly via airberlin’s international hubs Dusseldorf and Berlin to premiere cities throughout Germany and all of Europe, including Austria, Switzerland, Italy, The Nordics, Spain and Eastern Europe. The sale ends on August 15th, 2016.

New flights as of summer 2017
airberlin will open up Orlando as a new destination as of May 2017 with five weekly flights as well as additional frequencies from Boston, San Francisco, and New York. The airline will also offer a new nonstop service from Los Angeles (three times per week) and San Francisco (four times per week) to Berlin, therefore being the only airline to operate nonstop flights from these two cities to the German capital.

airberlin offers travelers both economy and business class on board its Airbus A330-200 long-haul fleet. The business class provides a high level of privacy, comfort and individual service. Every passenger has direct access to the aisle from the FullFlat seat. And in economy class the introduction of 46 XL seats per aircraft on long-haul flights offers airberlin passengers 20 per cent extra leg room, ensuring more comfort and faster embarking and disembarking.

Tickets can be booked on, by contacting the Service Center (Tel: 917 261-3165, local rate applies) or through a travel agent.

*Boston and San Francisco service ends October 31 2016 and will resume again in May 2017.

About airberlin
airberlin is one of the leading airlines in Europe and flies to 131 destinations worldwide. The second largest airline in Germany carried more than 30.2 million passengers in 2015. airberlin offers a global route network through its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, which has a 29.21 per cent shareholding in airberlin, and through membership of the oneworld® airline alliance. topbonus, the frequent flyer programme of airberlin, is one of the leading programmes in Europe with more than 4 million members. The airline with the award-winning service operates codeshare flights worldwide with 23 airlines. The fleet is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe. Together with other airlines, airberlin belongs to Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand with which Etihad has been uniting shared activities since the end of 2014.

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On behalf of airberlin
Madeleine Vogelsang
Media Relations Representative USA & Canada    
Phone: 1-917-971-6213
Email: mvogelsang(at)       

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