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EasyJet to Begin Service from Berlin-Tegel Airport Starting in January

EasyJet is set to start operating from Tegel Airport, Berlin's city airport, starting Jan. 5. The British low-cost-carrier announced nineteen routes it would begin operating from Tegel, including fifteen international and four domestic routes. In addition, 25 EasyJet aircraft will be stationed at Tegel, some of them coming from the now-defunct Air Berlin, as a result of  EasyJet’s part-takeover of the airline. The setup and development of operations from Berlin-Tegel will be organized by EasyJet Europe, the company's affiliate airline…

Last Scheduled Air Berlin Flight Lands at Tegel Airport Following…

On Friday, the final Air Berlin flight departed Munich bound for Berlin. The airline had recently declared bankruptcy, causing them to cease operations. The final flight, Air Berlin 6210, was operated by an Airbus A320, departing Munich at 9:35 p.m. and arriving at Berlin's Tegel airport just over an hour…

An Airport to Nowhere: The Curious Case of Berlin Brandenburg

When ground was broken to begin construction of the new Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) in 2006, it was a signal of intent for a city pushing to reinvent itself. Named after the Nobel Prize-winning former mayor of Berlin and scheduled for completion on October 30, 2011, it…

Air Berlin Chooses Tegel Over Brandenburg

Air Berlin operates the most flights out of Germany's capital city, Berlin, and will have to move once the city’s new airport opens. However, Air Berlin Chief Thomas Winkelman stated that the airline would prefer to stay at Tegel International Airport, if the airport remains operational. In a statement, Winkelmann…