Berlin became EasyJet’s first German base in 2004 and has the largest market share of all airlines at Schoenefeld. Since 2004, EasyJet has carried more than 46 million passengers to and from Germany, and more than 30 million to and from Berlin.
“The growth of EasyJet has been a major reason Berlin Schoenefeld has become the largest LCC airport in Germany,” Schoenefeld operator Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH CEO Karsten Mühlenfeld said in a statement.
In 2015, EasyJet transported 4.8 million passengers to and from Berlin, up 6.6% year-over-year. This summer, the carrier is operating 87 routes from Germany, with 44 routes from Berlin.
EasyJet has 500 employees in Germany, with 400 of them at Berlin.
EasyJet said in a statement it transports 70 million passengers annually and operates 240 aircraft on 810 routes between 130 airports in 32 countries.