(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- Air Berlin announced last week it will commence new service to Berlin from MIA on November 1 through April 28, 2011. Air Berlin provides connections from Berlin to other destinations in Europe and Tel Aviv, Israel. With the Berlin service, MIA will be serving four points in Germany: Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Munich and Berlin. Transaero Airlines announced in April that it will commence scheduled passenger and cargo service between Moscow and Miami International Airport (MIA) on October 29. The new service will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays using Boeing B747-400 aircraft. Transaero, Russia's second largest carrier, is a privately held airline based at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport and operates a growing fleet of Boeing aircraft.
Alitalia will commence three times weekly service from Milan to MIA on June 1, which is in addition to the airline's current daily service from Rome. French low-cost carrier CorsairFly is scheduled to begin scheduled passenger and cargo service to MIA from Orly Airport in Paris, France on June 11. The new service will operate twice weekly initially with an Airbus A330-200 until July 2 when the airline will operate with a Boeing B747-400 configured for 582 seats. CorsairFly is a member of the TUI group of airlines and travel services. On June 19, Air Europa reintroduces its seasonal once weekly non-stop service from MIA to Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain.
Lastly, Falcon Air Express returned to MIA in April to offer ad-hoc (upon request) passenger charter service from MIA using MD-80 aircraft.