easyJet takes off from Berlin Brandenburg; airport’s first scheduled flight
Berlin to London Gatwick
easyJet had the first scheduled departure from the brand-new Berlin Brandenburg on 1 November, marking the start of this new airport.
According to Flightradar24, U28210 took off at 0647 on the 948-kilometre service to London Gatwick. It was operated by an A320neo.
481,143 flew between Gatwick and both Schönefeld and Tegel in 2019, the UK CAA’s indicates. easyJet was the sole operator.
easyJet is currently operating Brandenburg – Gatwick twice-weekly. It picks up in December and it’ll be 11-weekly by mid-January.
The first arrival to touch down was Wizz Air from Varna at 0728. It was followed by Ryanair from Edinburgh at 0910 and Turkish Airlines from Istanbul Airport at 1008.
Brandenburg opened Terminal 1 on 31 October, joining Terminal 5. Because of coronavirus, the opening of Terminal 2 has been postponed until March.