easyJet starts operations at Graz Airport with its first flight to Berlin-Tegel
From now on, you can fly from Graz to Berlin-Tegel three times a week, from € 33.99*.
Feldkirchen bei Graz, 4 August 2018. easyJet, Europe's leading airline, today added the fifth Austrian airport to the route network with the maiden flight between Graz and Berlin-Tegel. With the start of the new connection, the route will be flown up to three times a week, so that every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday the Airbus A319 and A320 will take off towards Berlin-Tegel. The frequency of flights will be increased from the end of October to four weekly connections (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) for the winter schedule. easyJet's new route offers both private and business travellers attractive flight connections with low prices from € 33.99*. easyJet expects to carry around 8,000 passengers on the new route this summer.
The new connections are part of the summer timetable for Austria and, together with the routes offered at Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Vienna airports, easyJet will fly to a total of 25 destinations throughout Europe this summer. The website www.easyJet.com is available for flight bookings or further information.
Thomas Haagensen, Group Markets Director at easyJet says:
"With the new connection between Graz and Berlin-Tegel, we are pleased to welcome Graz Airport into our route network and to offer even more choice to the approximately 1.5 million passengers who fly to and from Austria with easyJet each year. With flight three times a week in summer and the expansion of the route with the winter schedule, this new route will also bring a new influx of tourists to Styria.“
Mag. Siegfried Nagl, Mayor of the City of Graz: "Berlin is simply a great city and, together with Graz, is in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. I'm glad that we can now reach Berlin at least once a day!"
"Our strategic objective was to have a low-cost carrier at Graz Airport. With easyJet's commitment, we have achieved an initial and very important step in this regard. The new Berlin connection also ensures that, in addition to the hubs previously connected to by airlines such as Lufthansa, Austrian, Turkish or KLM, Graz Airport now has a further connection for tourism and business in Styria," explains D.I. Wolfgang Malik, Chairman of the Board of Holding Graz.
"easyJet has become one of the largest and most important low-cost carriers in recent years," says Mag. Gerhard Widmann, Managing Director of Graz Airport. "I am therefore very pleased that we can now welcome this airline to Graz after several years of negotiations and hope for a long and prosperous cooperation".
© Foto Fischer: The easyJet crew with Mag. Jürgen Löschnig, Holding Graz representative (first from the left), chairwoman Daniela Gmeinbauer, representative of the City of Graz (second from the left), Mag. Gerhard Widmann, Managing Director of Graz Airport (forth from the right), Russ Smith, easyJet Ground Operations Manager Germany & Austria (first from the right).
* Prices per person including taxes and administrative and credit card fees. One-way based on two passengers travelling with the same booking. Period of travel: 04/08/18-24/03/19.
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