65 years of Berlin–Prague - Czech Airlines celebrates anniversary02.03.2013
Czech Airlines has been operating flights between the cities of Berlin and Prague for 65 years to this day. The airline commenced operations on 1 March 1948 with a Douglas DC-3 aircraft. At the time, Czech Airlines flew three times a week from Berlin-Schönefeld. Now, this summer flight schedule will see the airline offering up to three flights a day from Berlin-Tegel.
The morning flights will leave Berlin at 9.35 a.m., landing in Prague's Václav Havel Airport at 10.35 a.m. The afternoon flights will depart from Tegel at 4.25 p.m., landing in Prague at 5.20 p.m. The evening flights operated by Czech Airlines from Berlin will depart at 8.25 p.m. and land in Prague at 9.25 p.m. The route will be served by ATR 42 and ATR 72 turboprop aircraft.
Czech Airlines is the biggest airport company in the Czech Republic and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. The airline was established in 1923 and is therefore one of the five oldest airlines still in operation. Czech Airlines has transported around a million passengers between Berlin and Prague over the last 65 years.