The company will operate for the first time flights twice per week on the Tel aviv – Berlin (Tegel) route from July 8th 2009
Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, said last Wednesday it was about to launch, for the first time, flights from their Berlin (Tegel) base to Tel Aviv in Israel this summer. They will operate flights twice per week on this route from July 8th 2009.
Air Berlin passengers will have a choice of two non-stop flights a week from Berlin to Tel Aviv. There will also be feeder flights from variousGerman cities. The Air Berlin jets will be taking off from Berlin on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to land in Tel Aviv the following day.
Air Berlin is the 3rd largest low-cost airline in Europe. Established in 1978, as a traditional airline, in 2002 they launched their 'City Shuttle' product and entered the budget airline market. This product was rebranded 'Euro Shuttle' in 2005. Unlike many airlines following the low-cost model, Air Berlin serves complementary food, drinks and newspapers on all flights.In 2008 the airline carried 28.6 million passengers.