Airberlin (Berlin) is coming to Chicago in 2013 to connect with its Oneworld partner American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth). Airberlin on March 23, 2013 will start operating direct flights from Berlin (Brandenburg) to Chicago (O’Hare). This is the first time a nonstop route has connected Berlin with Chicago.
Airberlin will start operations on the new route at the beginning of the Easter holidays at the end of March 2013. When the summer schedule starts in May 2013, Airberlin will increase the number of direct flights from three to five per week.
From May 1, 2013, an Airberlin Airbus A330-200 will make the nine-hour flight to the city on Lake Michigan on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Between March 23 and 30th April 30, 2013, Airberlin will operate the direct flight every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Takeoff from Berlin is at 10:00 and the flight lands at Chicago’s O‘Hare International Airport at 12:10. The return flight from Chicago leaves at 15:25 und arrives in the German capital at 07:00 on the following morning.
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