[photopress:air_air_berlin.jpg,full,alignright]Air Berlin launched its long-haul routes to China on May 1, with five flights a week from DÃ¼sseldorf toBeijing and Shanghai. Air Berlin will offer connecting flights from Germany – including from Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart. From Switzerland by way of from Zurich and and from Austria by, but of course, by way of Vienna.
Air Berlin will operate the routes with Airbus A330s equipment.
Air Berlin stated that after the Olympic Games, the carrier will be focusing on business travelers, upgrading the existing Business Class to Premium Business Class from November 8.
Furthermore, the partnership arrangement with Hainan Airlines means that Air Berlin passengers will be able to book connecting flights to all major Chinese airports.
From Beijing alone, Hainan Airlines operates to 50 cities in China. In return, Hainan Airlines will be operating non-stop flights from Beijing to Berlin from September 5, with Air Berlin providing the feeder and connecting flights in Germany and Europe.
Source: Peanuts Online