Airberlin Introduces Microsite for LGBT Travelers
BERLIN, Germany - airberlin announced its microsite catering to LGBT travelers in North America: Welcome to www.airberlin.com/lgbt
airberlin is now providing the airline’s valued lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender customers with additional travel resources when planning travel to Europe and introduces its new microsite airberlin.com/lgbt. The microsite features information on LGBT travel to Europe and a calendar of events, providing customers with highlights about some of the most popular LGBT happenings in Europe.
To celebrate the launch of the microsite together with its U.S. customers, airberlin will launch a "Pride" sweepstakes between the months of March and June, 2012. One lucky winner and a companion will fly for free from any airberlin gateway in the U.S. to Germany!
Among airberlin’ s worldwide destinations are many cities favored by the LGBT community, such as Berlin, Cologne, Munich, London, Barcelona (Sitges), Ibiza, Mykonos, Venice, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna, Zurich and more.
airberlin offers nonstop services to Berlin or Dusseldorf, Germany from six U.S. gateways, including New York-JFK, Miami, Fort Myers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and new this year: Las Vegas.
Via its international hubs in Berlin and Dusseldorf, airberlin customers can conveniently connect to a large network of flights to almost anywhere in Europe. Flying to more than 60 destinations in 40 countries, and serving over 35 million passengers per year, airberlin has become Germany’s second, and Europe’s sixth largest airline.
With a fleet that is one of the youngest in Europe, airberlin provides great value for money. Recent cabin upgrades in both Business and Economy class have made flying to Europe even more comfortable. airberlin’s Business class features 170° lie-flat seats, multi-course gourmet meals, a wide selection of complimentary wines and spirits, personal in-seat entertainment system, priority services in-flight and on the ground and much more. Economy class travelers enjoy new state-of-the-art seats with in-seat entertainment, complimentary meal and beverage service, as well as free baggage allowance on every flight.
On March 20, 2012 airberlin will become a full member of oneworldÒ - the world’s premier global airline alliance. In cooperation with American Airlines, airberlin offers even more benefits to its customers.
In addition to enjoying airberlin’s nonstop service from six U.S. gateways to Germany, travelers can also take advantage of over 30 American Airlines departure cities in the U.S. and conveniently connect to an airberlin long-haul flight to Europe. The cooperation benefits frequent flyers by allowing topbonus and AAdvantage frequent flyer members to "earn and redeem" miles on either carrier.
airberlin is Germany’s second largest airline. The company has a workforce of 9,200 employees. In 2010 alone, airberlin received over 10 awards for service and quality. The fleet comprises 170 aircraft with an average age of five years, making it one of the most modern fleets in Europe.
The airline’s state-of-the-art jets are highly fuel efficient, which contributes toward a long-term reduction in pollution emissions from aircraft. As one of the major European airlines, airberlin flies to 162 destinations in 40 countries. In 2011, over 35 million passengers were transported.
On 20th March 2012, airberlin becomes a full member of the global airline alliance oneworld®. airberlin operates codeshare flights with oneworld members American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Royal Jordanian, S7 and Japan Airlines. In December 2011, airberlin entered into a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways.
For more information, to enter the sweepstakes and to book your travels, visit: www.airberlin.com/lgbt