New flight plan23.03.2017
The start of spring, putting the clocks forward and changing the flight plan go hand in hand. On 26 March 2017, it’s not just the clocks that go forward one hour, the 2017 summer flight plan also starts here in Berlin. It offers a diverse mix of international, European and German destinations. In particular, travellers to and from North America are in for treat this summer. With San Francisco, Los Angeles and Toronto three new long-haul routes are now being offered on the American continent. In addition, our range of destinations in Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as the flight plan from Schönefeld, has never been so broad. In total, 84 airlines connect Berlin and Brandenburg with 178 destinations in 57 countries.
Our long-haul highlights in summary:
- airberlin significantly expands its range of long-haul routes to the USA. From 13 April 2017, the airline starts flying twice a day from Berlin-Tegel to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. Miami will be included for the first time in summer. In addition, the route will be expanded to include five flights a week from mid-April and then daily, except Mondays and Wednesdays. With Los Angeles and San Francisco the Berlin flight plan has two new nonstop destinations on the US West Coast. The red and white airplanes begin flying four times a week to San Francisco from 1 May 2017 (every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). airberlin will also fly to Los Angeles three times a week from 2 May 2017, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
- Delta Air Lines returns to Berlin. The airline begins a daily nonstop service from Berlin to New York (JFK) on 26 May 2017.
- On 4 June, Toronto in Canada will be added to the list of nonstop destinations across the Atlantic. Air Canada rouge will fly from the city on the shores of Lake Ontario four times a week to Berlin every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Complete information about the summer flight plan is available in our press release concerning the change in flight plan: