As Temperatures Drop in Europe, Miami International Airport Offers Warm Escapes

Miami International Airport (MIA) has announced its new and expanded service offerings to and from key European destinations for the Winter of 2015.

“Beginning this winter, MIA will proudly offer our customers more travel choices to Europe than ever before,” says Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T. González. “Whether it’s new destinations, new aircraft, expanded seasonal service or additional flights, Miami travellers–and our community as a whole–stand to benefit from these service upgrades.”

MIA currently offers direct flights to 14 cities in Europe, due to increase to 19 by early November.

  • October 16: Austrian Airlines Miami-Vienna service inaugural (five weekly)
  • October 25: Turkish Airlines Miami-Istanbul service inaugural (daily)
  • October 25: British Airways Miami-London A380 superjumbo service inaugural (daily)
  • October 25: Lufthansa expanded seasonal Miami-Munich service (six weekly through March 26)
  • October 25: Air France expanded seasonal A380 superjumbo service to Paris (daily through March 25 when Boeing 777 service resumes)
  • October 25: Swiss adds four additional weekly frequencies to their year-round daily Miami-Zurich flights (11 total per week) through November 30, when three more weekly flights (14 total per week/2 daily) will be added through May 25
  • October 26: Finnair expanded seasonal Miami-Helsinki service begins (three weekly through March 26)
  • November 5: Air Berlin scheduled Berlin service begins (two weekly)

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) also scheduled nonstop service from Miami to Oslo and Copenhagen beginning next fall.

Featured Image: Interior view of MIA’s North Terminal Concourse D – Photo by Steven Brooke

Marisa Garcia

After working for sixteen years in aviation, specializing in aircraft interiors design and aviation safety equipment, and getting hands-on with aircraft cabins in hangars around the world, Marisa Garcia turned her expertise into industry insight. She has been reporting on aviation matters since 2014. Every day, she's putting words to work.

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