Deutsche Polarflug and airberlin: First flight to the North Pole from Berlin - Tickets for the round trip on 5th May 2012 are now available for booking
airberlin’s long-haul Airbus will repeatedly descend from its cruising altitude to give passengers a good view of the Arctic landscapes, with unique photographic subjects. Experts on the Arctic region will explain theses spectacular natural highlights from the cockpit. During the flight the cabin crew will be serving menus inspired by the Nordic influence and created especially for this expeditionary flight.
Flight number AB1111 will take off at 08:00 hours on 5th May 2012 to return at around 20:00 hours. This is therefore the last opportunity to fly directly to the eternal ice from Berlin-Tegel, shortly before the new Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt airport is opened (on 3rd June 2012). Tickets are available online at polarflug.de or by calling +49 (0) 201 / 47 01 77. Fares start at 444 euros and include taxes, charges and topbonus miles. Feeder flights from numerous German airports will also be available for booking shortly. Rail&Fly tickets can be purchased as well.
airberlin is Germany’s second largest airline. The company currently has over 8,900 employees. In 2010 alone airberlin received more than 10 awards for service and quality. The fleet encompasses 170 aircraft with an average age of five years. Consequently airberlin operates one of the youngest fleets in Europe. The airline’s modern aircraft are extremely fuel-efficient and so provide a lasting contribution to the reduction of aviation emissions. airberlin is one of the major airlines in Europe and flies to 163 destinations in 39 countries. In 2010 the airline carried 33.6 million passengers. airberlin has now signed a declaration which will allow the airline to join oneworld®, the worldwide aviation alliance. Full membership is planned for the start of 2012. airberlin offers codeshare flights with oneworld members American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia and S7.
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