BERLIN, Germany – Airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, today announced a new codeshare agreement with Europe’s largest regional airline, Flybe.
Alongside existing airberlin codeshare routes to the UK, airberlin will now strengthen its market position in Great Britain by the new codeshare cooperation with Flybe. The agreement includes 316 weekly flights, 15 new routes and five additional destinations across the UK and is airberlin’s 23rd codeshare partnership. Passengers can enjoy non-stop flights from the German airports of Dusseldorf, Berlin-Tegel, Hannover, Munich and Stuttgart to cities such as Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster, Manchester and Southampton. In addition new connections between Hannover – Milano-Malpensa in Italy and Lyons in France will be included in the codeshare portfolio.
Business and leisure travelers flying with Flybe benefit with the new flight offer from convenient and comfortable connections at airberlin hubs in Dusseldorf and Berlin-Tegel to Scandinavia, Poland, France, Austria, Switzerland and airberlin´s long-haul routes to Abu Dhabi, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles or New York.
Flybe passengers can look forward to increased choice of destinations both within Germany and Europe as well as further afield to the United States. The new codeshare with airberlin is the tenth existing codeshare agreement for Flybe, covering all corners of the world.
Neil Mills, Chief Strategy and Planning Officer airberlin: “Our new codeshare agreement with Flybe gives our passengers even more choice and expands our flight offer to the UK. Thanks to our partner Flybe, business and leisure travelers will benefit from a seamless travel experience and an connection to our long-haul routes at Dusseldorf and Berlin-Tegel.”
Vincent Hodder, Flybe Chief Revenue Officer: “We are delighted to sign this significant new codeshare partnership with airberlin, further expanding our extensive list of codeshares. This arrangement gives travelers enhanced access to airports in both Germany and the UK, as well as allowing for onward connections on airberlin’s global network.”