The new summer destinations are here!

27.03.09 12:47
Berlin Airports' summer flight schedule starts this weekend / Eight new destinations from Schoenefeld and Tegel / 155 destinations in 48 countries
On Sunday 29 March, Berlin Airports starts the 2009 summer season – with 26 new flights, six new airlines and eight new destinations. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports, on the 2009 summer flight schedule: "The people of Berlin and Brandenburg will be delighted to know that once again this summer we are offering a whole host of attractive flights to destinations all over the world, allowing them to choose from 155 destinations in 48 countries from Schoenefeld and Tegel. In doing so, Berlin Airports is offering almost as many destinations as in 2008, despite the current economic crisis, when 160 flights flew from Berlin to 50 countries."

New European destinations in particular are taking off this summer: a total of four airlines are offering new destinations for lovers of Italy. Wind Jet is operating flights to Forli, FlyOnAir and Hamburg International are both offering the new destinations Bologna and Pescara, easyJet has added Cagliari in Sardinia to its flight schedule and Air Berlin is flying to Venice. Germanwings is heading for Southern and Eastern Europe with a total of three sunny destinations in Croatia in its flight schedule. Also new: the Macedonian trading port and seaport Kavala. Further new flights are being offered by the airlines to Spain, Corsica, Turkey, Poland and Norway. Be it an art and culture trip, a city break or sun and sand holiday – Schoenefeld and Tegel offer holiday destinations to suit.

Even three destinations in South West Asia feature in the current summer flight schedule of Berlin Airports: the German airline Blue Wings is flying to Amman, the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The people of Berlin and Brandenburg can also fly directly to the Lebanese capital Beirut (with Middle East Airlines) and Yerevan in Armenia (with Armavia).

All new flights from Berlin-Tegel:

Air Berlin is starting summer 2009 with four new destinations: a daily flight from Tegel to Oslo, a weekly flight to Santorini Thira and Venice and four weekly flights to Krakow.

Starting on 8 April, Aegean Airlines is operating six weekly flights from Berlin to Athens. Starting on 14 April 2009, Armavia is operating two weekly flights to the Armenian capital Yerevan.

Starting in April, Blue Wings is operating a weekly flight to Adana and Ankara. As of 29 March, Wind Jet is operating two weekly flights to Forli.

All new flights from Berlin-Schoenefeld:

Starting in April, FlyOnAir and Hamburg International are operating two weekly flights to Pescara and as of 10 July, two weekly flights to Bologna. As of April, Hamburg International is also operating a weekly flight to Larnaca and as of May, two weekly flights to Antalya and a weekly flight to Agadir, plus from 5 July, a weekly flight to Skopje.

Starting in June 2009, Middle East Airlines is operating three weekly flights to the Lebanese capital Beirut. easyJet is adding two new destinations to its flight schedule: as of April 2009, two weekly flights to Cagliari, as of July, three weekly flights to Dubrovnik.

As of 3 April, Blue Wings is operating weekly flights to Amman and as of 23 May, Bulgaria Air is operating a weekly flight to Bourgas.

Starting in late April 2009, Germanwings is operating weekly flights to the sunny destinations Bastia, Kavala, Zadar and Dubrovnik as well as three weekly flights to Pula. As of 3 April, Tasawi Air Services is operating a weekly flight to Antalya. All flights listed are as at 27/03/2009.

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