Record: 27 million passengers16.12.2014
On 16 December 2014 the 27 millionth passenger was welcomed at Berlin’s airports. James Halter was travelling with his partner and their four-year-old son from Berlin-Tegel via Chicago to St. Louis, where they will be spending Christmas with Halter’s sister. To celebrate the milestone the family was presented with a flight voucher for airberlin’s European network. Passenger growth at Berlin-Brandenburg’s airports continues strong at over six per cent. Berlin Airports also reported stronger growth than the market for the twelfth time in succession.
In 2014, airberlin continued to expand the carrier’s long-haul services from Berlin. As well as increasing the frequency of the service from Berlin-Tegel to Chicago in the Summer Flight Schedule, airberlin has also started flying to Abu Dhabi twice daily with the start of the Winter Flight Schedule 2014/15.