airberlin expands with routes to Bucharest and Sofia

  • airberlin commenced daily flights on two routes from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to south-eastern Europe on 28 January, and now serves both Bucharest (OTP) in Romania and Sofia (SOF) in Bulgaria each with daily flights. A319s are deployed on both routes. While Lufthansa provides competition on the Romanian route, on which it operates six weekly services, Bulgaria Air operates five weekly flights to the Bulgarian capital. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, the airline’s Chief Strategy and Network Planning Officer, commented: “We have a clear goal to strengthen our network in 2013.The new routes increase our presence in Central and Eastern Europe to nine destinations, creating new transfer opportunities for travellers.”


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