Airberlin to begin Berlin-Chicago flights in March, offer business class tickets at $3,063.79
Airberlin recently announced it will continue to expand to the US. The airline has decided to launch its direct flights between Berlin and Chicago starting from March next year.
The airline in a statement said that it will begin operating its direct flights to Chicago from Berlin starting from March 23, 2013. The launch of the flight will make Airberlin the first carrier to offer direct connection between Germany’s capital Berlin and Chicago, a metropolis in the U.S. State of Illinois.
Earlier, in May this year Airberlin introduced direct flights between Berlin and Los Angeles. In a very short duration Chicago has become the second U.S. destination for Airberlin.
According to Airberlin, flights between Chicago and Berlin will start operations at the outset of Easter holidays during March end next year. The airline plans to increase the frequency on this new route, operating a total of 5 direct flights every week instead of three.
The airline has already announced the sale of tickets on this new route. Airberlin is offering business class tickets starting as low as $3,067.29 round-trip. The passengers are also being offered return tickets for Economy Class starting from $820.23. These fares are inclusive of all government taxes and fuel surcharges, and include topbonus miles.