Along with the easyJet crew on the inaugural Berlin Schönefeld to Tel Aviv flight were: Holger Wieck, easyJet Ground Operations Manager Berlin (fourth from the left); Marjan Schöke, Director Airline Marketing (fifth from the left) Berlin Brandenburg Airport; Philip Lehmann, easyJet Cabin Services Country Manager Germany (seventh from the left).
- easyJet has started its sixth connection to Tel Aviv (TLV), this time from Berlin Schönefeld (SXF), joining existing services from London Luton, Manchester, Basel, Rome Fiumicino and Geneva. Beginning on 4 February, the thrice-weekly, A320-operated service will face direct competition from El Al (six times weekly) and Israir Airlines (twice weekly). In addition, the LCC will face five times weekly competition from airberlin at Berlin Tegel, as well as twice-weekly operations from Lufthansa. The latest market trends between Europe and Israel are also analysed in this week’s newsletter too.