NEW flights from Berlin Tegel airport to Palma de Mallorca will start the first week of January with easyJet.

As airlines close down, new routes open up.

The orange airline is squaring up to rival Lufthansa following the death of Air Berlin this October, and has revealed plans to take over some of the insolvent airline’s assets. Flights will operate 28 times per week, starting at €44.83 per person one way – including admin and credit card fees – based on two people travelling on the same booking.

EasyJet has also launched new flights from Germany to 15 other international destinations, including Fuerteventura and Madrid.