airberlin further expands US service in S17; Trans-Atlantic A320 operations

Edit as of 1540GMT 27DEC16: The airline on 27DEC16 made further adjustment, which sees A320 operation switched to A330-200

airberlin in this week’s schedule update further strengthens planned US service expansion in 2017, as the airline introduced additional flights for Miami, Orlando and New York. In particular, planned extra frequencies from Berlin is currently displaying Airbus A320 operation, with FLIFO (Flight Information) showing configuration of C4Y174, at time this post goes to press.

Berlin Tegel – Miami Planned service extension from winter seasonal to year-round remains unchanged. However operational frequency will increase from 3 to 5 weekly from 01MAY17
AB7210 TXL0925 – 1355MIA 332 246
AB7212 TXL1520 – 1950MIA 320 57

AB7211 MIA1555 – 0725+1TXL 332 246
AB7213 MIA2150 – 1320+1TXL 320 57


Berlin Tegel – New York JFK eff 05MAY17 Increase from 7 to 14 weekly, previously planned 10 weekly 
AB7248 TXL1335 – 1615JFK 332 D
AB7454 TXL1850 – 2130JFK 332 x246
AB7454 TXL1850 – 2130JFK 320 246

AB7249 JFK1710 – 0700+1TXL 332 D
AB7455 JFK2330 – 1320+1TXL 332 x246
AB7455 JFK2330 – 1320+1TXL 320 246

Dusseldorf – Boston eff 04MAY17 Service gradually increases from 4 weekly to 7 weekly. Latest update sees operational schedule moving 2-3 hours earlier than previously scheduled

AB7472 DUS1515 – 1710BOS 332 D
AB7473 BOS1855 – 0745+1DUS 332 D

Dusseldorf – Orlando eff 06MAY17 4 weekly service. Latest update shows 5th weekly flight on Day 7 will be added from 15MAY17. This route was last served by LTU in October 2006
AB7006 DUS1045 – 1445MCO 332 x24
AB7007 MCO1700 – 0745+1DUS 332 x24

Dusseldorf – San Francisco eff 01MAY17 Increase from 5 weekly to 7 weekly. Latest update sees operational schedule moving 2.5 hours earlier than previously planned from Dusseldorf
AB7392 DUS1045 – 1315SFO 332 D
AB7393 SFO1720 – 1300+1DUS 332 D

Previously reported new service/flights:
Berlin Tegel – Los Angles eff 02MAY17 3 weekly service. This route was last offered in October 2013
AB7022 TXL1520 – 1810LAX 332 246
AB7023 LAX1955 – 1600+1TXL 332 246

Berlin Tegel – San Francisco eff 01MAY17 NEW 4 weekly
AB7396 TXL0925 – 1155SFO 332 x246
AB7397 SFO1430 – 1030+1TXL 332 x246