Volotea airline machine on the tarmac
Greeting in front of the Volotea plane (tarmac) from the crew, they hold up signs with the new connection to Verona

New airline at BER - Volotea takes off for Verona

The Spanish airline Volotea now flies from BER. It now offers a non-stop connection from the capital region to Verona in northern Italy. The connection is offered twice a week. The French metropolis of Lyon will be Volotea’s second new destination at BER, starting on 12 October 2023. 

Aletta von Massenbach, Chief Executive Officer of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH: “We would like to warmly welcome the new airline Volotea to BER. The airline’s first connection to Verona in northern Italy boosts the range of flights for tourists from the capital region. We wish Volotea a good start and hope all our passengers have exciting holiday experiences.”

Flight schedule

The connection to Verona is flown every Tuesday and Friday. The plane takes off from BER at 8:15 am on Tuesdays and lands in Verona at 9:55 am. On Fridays, departure is at 12:30 pm with arrival in northern Italy at 2:10 pm. Return flights from Verona are on Tuesdays at 6 am and Fridays at 10:20 am. The flight time is one hour and 40 minutes. Verona, with its UNESCO World Heritage old town, magnificent churches and Roman theatre backdrop, is considered one of Italy’s most romantic cities. The city is situated in the scenic Veneto region, not far from Lake Garda.

Starting in October, flights to Lyon will be operated every Thursday and Sunday. Volotea will be taking off from BER at 12:25 pm every Thursday and landing in Lyon at 2:20 pm. Sunday’s connection will leave BER at 1:05 pm, arriving in France at 3 pm. Return flights from Lyon are scheduled on Thursdays at 10 am and Sundays at 11 am. The flight time is one hour and 55 minutes. The UNESCO World Heritage city captivates visitors with its very well-preserved old town, impressive Notre-Dame Basilica and various cultural festivals, such as the famous Festival of Lights. The Saône and Rhone rivers merge in Lyon, the Alps are not far away and the vineyards are the perfect place for a walk.

Flights can now be booked directly with Volotea and with the partner airline Eurowings.

About Volotea

Volotea was founded in Spain in 2011 and is one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe. Since beginning operations, Volotea has flown to more than 100 airports and carried nearly 50 million passengers in more than 16 countries. The airline also has bases in France, Greece and Italy as well as Spain. 

For further information about the growth industries, economic development, business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in the Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg please contact:

Sandra Koletzki ​​​​​​ | sandra.koletzki(at)airport-region.de

(Source: Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, 05|26|2023 | "New airline at BER - Volotea takes off for Verona")