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Emirates eyes Berlin service expansion: air service agreement in focus

Airline chief Tim Clark meets the German capital's mayor to talk about the city's potential for more global long-haul ties.

Airline chief Tim Clark meets the German capital’s mayor to talk about the city’s potential for more global long-haul ties.

Emirates, renowned as the world’s largest long-haul airline, has once again expressed its interest in establishing service to Berlin, a move that would necessitate an expansion of the air service agreement between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany.

The President of Emirates, Tim Clark, held a meeting with Berlin’s Mayor, Franziska Giffey, at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai. 

The primary agenda of the meeting was to explore Berlin’s potential for 

enhanced international long-haul connectivity.

Seeking Approval for Berlin Flights

Initiating flights to Berlin under the Emirates banner would require Germany’s approval for increased flight operations by the airline. 

Currently, Emirates serves four German cities: Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, and Dusseldorf.

Emirates’ interest in extending its services to Berlin underscores the airline’s commitment to expanding its footprint and strengthening international connectivity, potentially benefiting travelers and trade between the UAE and Germany.

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