Widest range of North American flights from Düsseldorf
airberlin is further expanding the flights it offers to North America and will fly non-stop from Düsseldorf to Las Vegas twice a week as of summer 2012. With the new destination, airberlin passengers can now fly to a total of seven destinations in North America (New York, Miami, Fort Myers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Vancouver). This makes airberlin the main provider of non-stop flights to North America from Düsseldorf airport.
The first airberlin flight to the desert metropolis in the US State of Nevada will take off from Düsseldorf on 10th May 2012. The flight will be serviced on Thursdays and Sundays using an Airbus A330. The departure time in Düsseldorf is 13:55, landing in Las Vegas at 16:15. The return flight to Düsseldorf will arrive at 13:30. Connecting flights to Düsseldorf are available from six German airports and from Austria, Switzerland, Copenhagen and Milan. As the departure and arrival times are in the middle of the day, the new flight is particularly attractive for airberlin passengers from the Netherlands as well.
airberlin is Germany’s second largest airline. The company has a workforce of 9,200 employees. In 2010 alone, airberlin received over 10 awards for service and quality. The fleet comprises 170 aircraft with an average age of five years, making it one of the most modern fleets in Europe. The airline’s state-of-the-art jets are highly fuel efficient, which contributes toward a long-term reduction in pollution emissions from aircraft. As one of the major European airlines, airberlin flies to 171 destinations in 45 countries. In 2010, the airline carried 33.6 million passengers. airberlin has signed up for membership to the global airline alliance oneworld® and is expected to become a full member at the start of 2012. airberlin operates codeshare flights with the oneworld members American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Malév, Royal Jordanian and S7. In December 2011, airberlin entered into a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways.