Dallas Fort Worth International Airport welcomes airberlin on board - Four new weekly flights as of summer 2016

From Dallas Fort Worth to the Dusseldorf long-haul hub

40 additional XL Seats in Economy Class for more comfort

Special Offers available from November 13th - 23rd , 2015

Nov 11, 2015, 11:38 ET from DFW International Airport

DUSSELDORF, Germany, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- airberlin, Germany's second largest airline and member of oneworld©, is expanding its route network to the United States, adding Dallas Fort Worth to its network in May 2016. airberlin will fly four times from Dallas Fort Worth to Dusseldorf, the airline's main long-haul hub.

"We are excited to welcome oneworld partner airberlin to the Dallas Fort Worth area as they bring another key European destination to DFW's growing portfolio of international flights," said Sean Donohue, CEO of DFW Airport. "This new service to Dusseldorf will benefit our customers by providing more flight options and more connectivity to Europe. We are grateful to the team at airberlin for their commitment to our airport and our region and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership leveraging the strength of the oneworld network."

"The United States is an important part of our network strategy, and we are convinced we can grow even more on this market. Demand for flights to the US remains high, and adding Dallas Fort Worth to our US-network, we can offer even more travel options and combinations to our passengers. We see a high potential in the important business travel market, where we aim to score points thanks to a stable route network and our excellent product", says Stefan Pichler, Chief Executive Officer at airberlin.

The DusseldorfDallas Fort Worth route will commence operation as of May 6th, and will feature four flights per week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The new route will be promoted with a special offer starting from November 13th until and including November 23rd. Within this booking period, tickets are available starting from $1099 for a roundtrip to Dusseldorf including all taxes. As airberlin is a network carrier with an extensive route network in Europe and to Abu Dhabi, special fares for various beyond destinations such as Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen, Milan, or Vienna are also available and accessible with only one stop and convenient connection times – bookable through airberlin.com, the airline's service center (Tel: 866 266 5588, toll free) and travel agencies. Fares of the Special Offer are available at selected dates.

In total, the German airline airberlin will introduce 15 additional weekly flights from next summer to and from the US, taking the total of flights departing Dusseldorf and Berlin for eight destinations in the United States each week to 58 including new service to Boston and San Francisco. This winter will already feature a comfort campaign in Economy Class following airberlin's upgrade of the Business Class to include FullFlat Seats: the entire long-haul fleet is currently being fitted with 40 additional XL Seats to provide 6 inches more legroom. XL Seats can be booked online, through travel agencies or directly at the ticket desk. FlyFlex passengers receive an XL Seat at no additional charge.

Schedule of new long haul flights from Dusseldorf in summer 2016

Dallas Fort Worth

From

To

Flight

Departure

Arrival

Traffic days

Dallas Fort Worth

Dusseldorf

AB  7011

14:40

07:05

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

Dusseldorf

Dallas Fort Worth

AB  7010

09:15

12:50

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

All times are local. Schedules are subject to change.

About airberlin
airberlin is one of the leading airlines in Europe and flies to 138 destinations worldwide each year. The second largest airline in Germany carried more than 31.7 million passengers in 2014. airberlin offers a global route network through its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, which has a 29.21% share in airberlin, and through membership of the oneworld® airline alliance. topbonus, the frequent flyer program of airberlin is one of the leading programs in Europe with more than 3.8 million members. The airline with the award-winning service operates codeshare flights worldwide with 21 airlines. The fleet is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe. Together with other airlines, airberlin belongs to Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand with which Etihad has been uniting shared activities since the end of 2014.

About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 63 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world.  DFW Airport customers can choose among 149 domestic and 57 international nonstop destinations worldwide.  DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings.  Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $32 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For current information about DFW International Airport, visit the DFW Airport web site, download the Official DFW Airport Mobile App for mobile devices, or follow DFW on social media.

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