Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 06, 2017
Welcome aboard airberlin flight #AB7007 with service to Dusseldorf from Orlando
Today May 6th airberlin launched its new service from Orlando International nonstop to Dusseldorf, one of its main hubs in Germany. The flight with numeric code 7007 took off from Orlando at 17:00 scheduled to arrive in Dusseldorf at 07:45 am next day. The service operates five times a week, every day except Tuesdays and Thursday increasing to daily service as of October of this year. Passengers are offered two classes of service, FullFlat business class or economy class featuring 46 XL seats with the most legroom for transatlantic service on its modern fleet of A330-200 aircraft.
Orlando is airberlin’s third Florida gateway making it the German airline with the most nonstop service this summer with 21 weekly flights to Miami, Fort Myers and now Orlando. airberlin passengers can also conveniently connect via Dusseldorf to numerous cities throughout Europe such as Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen, Florence, Milan, Rome, Venice and Zurich in addition to many more.
airberlin’s CEO Thomas Winkelmann stated, “Our new route from Orlando to Dusseldorf is an important pillar of our strategic growth in capacity by more than 76 percent in Florida and about 53 percent overall in the US within the last twelve months. We are looking forward to welcome business and leisure travelers alike on board airberlin and connect them through Dusseldorf into our wide European network.”
“With airberlin’s reputation for quality is a very good fit with Orlando International Airport and our focus on exceeding the customer’s expectations,” says Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “We look forward to building on the Orlando Experience as we grow beyond 42 million annual passengers and gain access to the 21 million passengers that airberlin serves at Dusseldorf’s airport.”
Passengers were treated to a photo wall with a cityscape of Dusseldorf in addition to the city’s renowned symbol, the cart wheeler which can be seen all over Dusseldorf. Representing airberlin at this momentous occasion was airberlin’s Vice President of Sales for the Americas Roberto Cuesta who extended a warm welcome and distributed a commemorative gift to the passengers.
airberlin offers service from eight U.S. cities this summer which include Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Orlando and San Francisco operating 84 nonstop flights from its hubs in Berlin and Dusseldorf and connecting passengers to over 100 destinations worldwide. As a member of the oneworld alliance passengers will also be able to accrue and redeem mileage on any oneworld partner.
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.
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