(PRWEB) January 19, 2017
airberlin expands its flight offers from the US to its hub Berlin-Tegel.
- From mid-April, up to 33 non-stop flights a week from the US to Berlin
- Frequency increase: twice a day from New York to Berlin
- Frequency increase: five times a week from Miami to Berlin-Tegel
- airberlin will offer a total of 84 non-stop flights from Berlin and Dusseldorf to eight destinations in the USA
airberlin is continuing to expand its market leadership in Berlin-Tegel and is offering more flights to Miami and New York (JFK) in the coming summer schedule. As of April 13th, 2017, the ten flights a week originally planned to New York will be supplemented by four flights, so that two daily flights will be available on each day of the week. There will be five flights a week to Miami instead of the previously planned three.
An Airbus A330-200 will depart from New York (JFK) at 17:10 each day, with seats in both economy and business class. In business class, passengers will enjoy full-flat seats, a three-course menu and quality drinks and wines. However, the time will also fly by in economy class until the plane arrives in Berlin at 07:00 on the next morning, thanks to 46 XL seats with 20 per cent more legroom. The second flight leaves New York at 23:30 and arrives in Berlin at 13:20 local time.
The connection from Miami to Berlin-Tegel, which this year will be available for the first time year round, will increase from three to five weekly flights from mid-April. An A330-200 will take off from Miami at 15:55 am on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and land at 07:25 local time in Berlin. The flights on Thursday and Sunday take off at 15:55 and arrive in Berlin at 07:25.
From the beginning of May 2017, San Francisco and Los Angeles - airberlin’s two Californian destinations - will be introduced to the schedule with three and four flights respectively per week taking off nonstop to Berlin in addition to the existing flights to Dusseldorf.
Overall, airberlin will offer 84 non-stop flights per week to and from eight destinations in the USA in its summer schedule 2017: to New York (JFK), Boston, Orlando (new), Miami, Fort Myers, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
All flights are very well integrated into the airberlin route network, so that a large number of connecting flights within Germany and Europe are available. Tickets can be booked at http://www.airberlin.com, by phone at (917-261-3165 local rates apply) or at a travel agency.
As one of Europe's largest network airlines, airberlin focuses on extremely frequent domestic flights and on services between a number of major European cities and its Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf hubs, from where the airline also operates long-haul flights to the US, Caribbean and Middle East. airberlin carried more than 30.2 million passengers in 2015 and its fleet is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe. airberlin is a member of the oneworld® airline alliance, co-founder of Etihad Airways Partners and a strategic partner of Etihad Airways, which has a 29.21 per cent share in airberlin. topbonus, the frequent flyer programme of airberlin, has more than 4 million members.
On behalf of airberlin
Media Relations Representative USA & Canada