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airberlin transmits World Cup match results to the cockpit

At Germany’s second largest airline, the upcoming weeks are set to reflect the excitement of the football World Cup: guests who fly with airberlin during the FIFA World Cup will be kept fully informed with current match results, even while high above the clouds.

airberlin will transmit the results of all matches directly to the cockpit via the data radio transmission system, so that pilots will have the opportunity to update flight guests with the various match results as they come in. For matches involving Germany, half-time scores will also be announced.

topbonus members with Silver, Gold or Platinum status and Business Class Guests can also view the match updates before take-off. airberlin will be showing the games in its Exclusive Waiting Areas at the airports of Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna.

Germany’s second largest airline will also provide free curry-wurst from the Sansibar on the island of Sylt on all German domestic flights between 5 pm and 8 pm, on the days when the German national team is playing.

airberlin is also in football fever on facebook. At, football fans can take part in the airline’s World Cup predictor competition and win lots of exciting prizes. First prize is a trip to the Dominican Republic.

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