As of March 30th, 2015 airberlin will be doubling the number of flights from Berlin to Bucharest. With this new second daily flight, travelers from Chicago will have a daily connection to the Romanian capital with only one stop in Berlin.
"Chicago is one of airberlin’s core destinations in the U.S. and we aim to constantly optimize our route network with new connections to Europe and beyond for our travelers. The daily connection to the dynamic and historic city of Bucharest is a great addition to our network – especially because Eastern Europe becomes more and more attractive to travelers from the U.S.,” commented Roberto Cuesta, Vice President Sales and Marketing, the Americas.
The second daily flight AB8270 offers an easy connection with flight AB7421 from Chicago which departs at 15:25 from O’Hare arriving in Berlin at 7:00 then leaves at 9:20 from Berlin arriving at 12:25 in Bucharest. From Bucharest, the new daily airberlin flight AB8273 will leave at 6:30 and arrive in Berlin at 7:35 connecting with AB7420 departing Berlin at 10:00 arriving in Chicago at 12:10 (all times are local).
airberlin is one of the leading airlines in Europe and flies to 171 destinations worldwide each year. The second largest airline in Germany carried more than 31.5 million passengers in 2013. airberlin offers a global route network through its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, which has a 29.21% share in airberlin, and through membership of the oneworld® airline alliance. topbonus, the frequent flyer program of airberlin is one of the leading programs in Europe with more than 3.5 million members. The airline with the award-winning service operates codeshare flights worldwide with 19 airlines. The fleet is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe. Together with other airlines, airberlin belongs to Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand with which Etihad has been uniting shared activities since the end of 2014.