Summer, sun and beach holidays15.07.2008
As every year, Spain – and Mallorca in particular – is one of the most popular destinations. Greece and Turkey are also top choices when it comes to holidays. The Summer Flight Schedule features a number of new destinations, with the airline Meridiana flying to Florence and Germania to Bastia on Corsica.
"Berlin Airports is ideally prepared to fly our passengers from Berlin and Brandenburg in safety and comfort to their holiday destinations. Whether you’re heading to Spain, Greece, Italy, Turkey or the United States, with 160 destinations Berlin Airports is the ideal starting point for your holiday,” said Dr. Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports.
More service in Tegel
A new service and information point for disabled passengers and passengers with impaired mobility opens on 26 July. Staff will be on hand to assist disabled passengers get to and from aircraft, buses and taxis, and will also be able to provide specific information, e.g. about barrier-free hotels in the region. The information desk is open daily from 4:30 in the morning till 22:30 in the evening.
Information for passengers: checking in
Some airlines offer an ‘evening-before’ check-in service between 18:00 and 21:00 for flights that leave early in the morning.
In Berlin-Schoenefeld the following airlines offer an ‘evening-before’ service for selected flights: Air Berlin, Condor, Croatia Airlines, Germania, Hapag Lloyd Flug, LTU, Sky Airlines and Sun Express.
In Berlin-Tegel the following airlines offer an ‘evening-before’ service for selected flights: Air Berlin, Condor, Hapag Lloyd Flug, Lufthansa, LTU, Sky Airlines and TUIfly.
Before leaving for the airport, passengers are strongly advised to check that they have packed all the necessary travel documents.
Information for passengers: hand luggage
Passengers are requested to obtain these bags in advance and to pack their liquids before leaving for the airport. Plastic bags may also be purchased at Berlin’s airports. Substances classed as liquids include gels, pastes, lotions, mixed liquids and solids and the contents of pressurized containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrup, perfume, shaving foam, aerosols and other items with a similar consistency. Any special food required on board, e.g. baby food, and medicines may be packed separately, but must be presented at the security check and a plausible reason for their use must be given. Lipsticks and lip balms need not be packed in the plastic bag.
Travel Value & Duty Free items purchased on the day of the flight in a shop after the security check at an airport within the European Union or on board a European Union aircraft may also be packed in hand luggage as long as the passenger is able to show a receipt with that day’s date on it.
Berlin Airport’s Airport Information Service will provide any further information that is required. Tel: 0180 5000 186 (0.14 €/minute).