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Flybe’s new route between London City and Dusseldorf opens up world of opportunities with codeshare partner airberlin

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16th September 2016

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, and airberlin, Germany's second largest airline, have strengthened their existing codeshare agreement following the announcement earlier this week of Flybe’s new London City to Dusseldorf service that starts on 30th October. Tickets for the new codeshare flights can be booked with immediate effect at www.airberlin.com, https://de.flybe.com, via travel agents or by calling the airline's Contact Centre.

In codeshare with Flybe, airberlin will use its AB flight numbers on up to 34 Flybe flights a week, offering up to six connections a day from Monday to Friday, and up to two connections a day on Saturdays and Sundays.

Thanks to existing and new flights, business travellers and holidaymakers flying with Flybe can enjoy convenient connections via airberlin's Dusseldorf and Berlin-Tegel hubs to Scandinavia, Poland, Italy, France, Austria and Switzerland, as well as to cities around the world, such as Abu Dhabi and New York. Within Germany, airberlin provides connections from its hubs to popular destinations such as Munich, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Nuremberg.

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer said: ‘‘We are really delighted with the travel opportunities that have now opened up for our customers through this new route between Dusseldorf and London City as a result of our codeshare with airberlin. It is another exciting development in the continued growth of Flybe, further strengthening our ‘One Stop to the World’ proposition for convenient, seamless access to the rest of the world.“

Neil Mills, Chief Strategy and Planning Officer airberlin added: "We are very happy to be expanding our already extensive codeshare partnership with Flybe by adding another popular destination. The direct connection from our hub in Dusseldorf to the convenient London City Airport offers increased convenience for our passengers and is a very attractive proposition for business and leisure travellers alike."

Since August 2016, Flybe passengers from Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster, Manchester and Southampton have been benefiting from codeshare flights with airberlin via German airports in Dusseldorf, Berlin-Tegel, Hanover, Munich and Stuttgart. There are also connections available between Hanover and Milan-Malpensa in Italy, and Lyon with Flybe’s new intra-European services.