300,000 Delta Air Lines passengers in Berlin

05.05.2008
Daily connection from Berlin to New York / Popular business connection
Seven times a week, Delta Air Lines offers a connection from Berlin to New York. Today, the airline was able to greet its 300,000th passenger at Tegel Airport. Thomas Brandt, CEO of Delta Air Lines Germany, and CEO of Berlin Airports Dr Rainer Schwarz welcomed the 300,000th passenger after her arrival in Berlin. Anja Heinrich from Dresden was presented a flight voucher with Delta Air Lines from Berlin to the United States, as well as a free transfer from Dresden to Berlin Airports with German Transfer.

“We are today pleased to welcome our 300,000th Delta Air Lines passenger”, said Thomas Brandt, Country Manager Sales Germany Delta Air Lines. “Our daily connection from Berlin-Tegel to the John F Kennedy-Airport in New York is meanwhile particularly popular with business travellers who use the hub in New York to connect to flights to other destinations in the United States, as well as Central and South America”.

Dr Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports, also reports positively on the situation after three years of Delta Air Lines in Berlin: “300,000 Delta passengers show that the connection from Berlin to New York is particularly popular with business travellers. Berlin is an extremely interesting market for intercontinental connections”.

The flight takes off from Berlin at 11.25 am and reaches its destination New York at 1.40 pm local time. The departure from the USA is at 7.25 pm; the arrival in Tegel is at 9.40 am on the following day.

Delta Air Lines offers daily flights with a 204-seat Boeing B767-300ER to New York/John F Kennedy. Both seats in Economy and BusinessElite class are available. In autumn 2007, the two SkyTeam airlines Air France und Delta Air Lines founded a joint venture: Since 1 April 2008, all non-stop connections that are offered by Delta Air Lines from Germany to the USA are also offered as Air France flights with a corresponding code-share flight number.

The flights from Delta can be booked on the reservation number 0180 – 333 7880 (0.09 €/min from Deutsche Telekom landlines) , via delta.com/de and in every travel agency.

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