Air Berlin plans four transatlantic routes

11 Nov 2015 by GrahamSmith

Air Berlin plans to operate transatlantic services from Dusseldorf to Dallas, San Francisco, Boston and Havana from May.

The Oneworld member has applied to fly a four-times weekly service to Dallas from May 6; a three-times weekly service to San Francisco from May 6, increasing to five-times weekly on June 9; a three-times weekly service to Boston from May 7, increasing to four-times weekly on June 12; and a twice-weekly service to Havana from May 28.

All routes will be operated by A330-200 aircraft. Reservations are currently unavailable, reports

The Dallas route will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flight AB7010 will depart Dusseldorf at 0915 and arrive in Dallas at 1250, while return leg AB7011 will leave Dallas at 1440 and land in Dusseldorf at 0705 the next day.

The San Francisco route will run on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, until June 9, when it will also run on Mondays and Thursdays. Flight AB7392 will depart Dusseldorf at 1320 and arrive in San Francisco at 1555, while return leg AB7393 will leave San Francisco at 1755 and land in Dusseldorf at 1335 the next day.

The Boston route will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, until June 12, when it will also run on Sundays. Flight AB7472 will depart Dusseldorf at 1350 and arrive in Boston at 1530, while return leg AB7473 will leave Boston at 1750 and land in Dusseldorf at 0645 the next day.

The Havana route, which is subject to government approval, will fly on Thursdays and Saturdays. Flight AB7024 will depart Dusseldorf at 0915 and arrive in Havana at 1355, while return leg AB7025 will leave Havana at 1555 and land in Dusseldorf at 0720 the next day.

Last month, it emerged that Air Berlin is cancelling all three of its services to Russia this winter (see news, October 20).

Graham Smith

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