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December 2016

18 December 2016

airberlin Board appoints new CEO

airberlin has announced today that Thomas Winkelmann (57) will become the new Chief Executive...

8 December 2016

airberlin: Stable load factor development for November

In November 2016, while capacity was reduced by 4.4 percent, airberlin recorded a virtually...

6 December 2016

airberlin expands market leadership in Berlin-Tegel hub: More services to European metropolises

Paris: four times a day from Berlin-Tegel to Charles-de-Gaulle instead of Orly More...

5 December 2016

airberlin marks milestone to refocus its business with sale of NIKI

Transaction paves the way for a simplified business model Sale improves the...

November 2016

30 November 2016

First flights to New Zealand available for airberlin customers

airberlin customers for the first time can fly to New Zealand after the airline extended its...

28 November 2016

No festivities without a tree: Christmas trees again fly airberlin

What would the festivities be without a Christmas tree? Passengers flying airberlin in December...

24 November 2016

airberlin adds more flights to Prague

Four daily flights from Berlin, starting end of March 2017  Codeshare with Czech...

21 November 2016

airberlin hires flight attendants in Berlin, Dusseldorf and Munich

airberlin wants to reinforce its cabin crews and is organising casting calls for future flight...

17 November 2016

airberlin welcomes Scholz & Friends on board

Germany's second largest airline is changing its lead marketing agency and set to appoint the...

16 November 2016

atmosfair ranking 2016: airberlin is the most climate efficient airline in Europe

airberlin has impressively low emission values in terms of CO2 efficiency. Among airlines with...

14 November 2016

New destination: first airberlin flights depart from Dusseldorf airport to Geneva

airberlin now flies up to three times a day from its Dusseldorf hub to Geneva. The new route is...

10 November 2016

Third quarter impacted by measures to build the future: Far-reaching restructuring programme launched

In a challenging market environment, airberlin recorded a 5 per cent decline in revenue to 1.23...

4 November 2016

airberlin significantly increases its load factor in October

airberlin increased its load factor in October by a significant 2.1 percentage points, to 86.3...

1 November 2016

University competition: Air travel in the 21st Century

How can flying become even more environmentally friendly? This is the question airberlin is...

October 2016

23 October 2016

airberlin: the new Business Class is taking off

Since its launch two weeks ago, airberlin guests on short- and medium-haul routes have been...

11 October 2016

New airgusto restaurant service on airberlin long-haul flights

High-quality food from trendy local restaurants – served above the clouds: ...

7 October 2016

airberlin staff and partners go the extra mile to assist customers

More than 1,000 volunteers work extra shifts in the air and on ground airberlin...

7 October 2016

airberlin increases its load factor in September

Germany's second-largest airline company, while reducing capacity by 3.2 percent, significantly...

6 October 2016

airberlin reaches joint ad hoc crisis agreement with cockpit, cabin crew and ground staff

airberlin has reached an agreement with Vereinigung Cockpit, the ver.di collective bargaining...

6 October 2016

Etihad Airways Partners (EAP) airlines support airberlin

Members of the Etihad Airways Partners (EAP) group of airlines are cooperating with airberlin to...

5 October 2016

Air Berlin PLC confirms it is to join discussions of Etihad Airways and TUI AG on touristic operations

Air Berlin PLC has decided to join discussions that Etihad Airways has entered into with TUI AG...

4 October 2016

airberlin continues constructive negotiations with workers council

As part of the airberlin’s plan for a far-reaching restructuring of its business, the...

1 October 2016

airberlin cabin crew trade union agrees new collective works agreement

airberlin today announced that Verdi, the trade union representing 2,600 cabin crew working for...

September 2016

28 September 2016

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth

•    Dedicated, focused network carrier will serve higher-yielding markets...

22 September 2016

Ready for take-off: airberlin and Berlin Alternative Fashion Week take the runway together once again

For the last few weeks the sewing machines have been running at full speed. Around 60...

16 September 2016

London City Airport calling! airberlin to fly from Dusseldorf to the heart of the UK capital in codeshare with Flybe

airberlin, Germany's second largest airline, and Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, are...

15 September 2016

airberlin “Portrait” campaign launch highlights the new Business Class on European flights

On October 4, 2016, airberlin launches its new Business Class on short and medium-haul flights....

15 September 2016

Available for booking now: the new Business Class on Europe flights

The new airberlin Business Class on short and medium-haul flights is now available for booking....

14 September 2016

Let's hit the slopes! Fly quickly and conveniently to the world's most beautiful ski resorts this winter with airberlin

Germany's second largest airline is significantly expanding its global schedule to a number of...

9 September 2016

airberlin is growing in Switzerland

On 14 November 2016, an airberlin flight will head from Dusseldorf to Geneva for the first...

8 September 2016

airberlin traffic figures August

In August, airberlin recorded a capacity utilization decrease of 2.0 percentage points, to...

7 September 2016

Star Trek on board

An aircraft cabin becomes a film set: Marvin Töpfer, a senior cabin crew member at...

6 September 2016

Dimitri Courtelis appointed new Chief Financial Officer of airberlin group

Dimitri Courtelis (35) has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of airberlin group with...

August 2016

25 August 2016

airberlin and TELE 5 celebrate 50 years of #StarTrek

On 8th September 2016, Star Trek celebrates its 50th anniversary. TELE 5 and airberlin are...

23 August 2016

Every tonne of fuel counts

airberlin supports climate expeditions for children in collaboration with atmosfair In...

22 August 2016

Become a miles millionAIR! Fly around the world with airberlin

airberlin gives away five million topbonus award miles every day Who hasn’t dreamed of...

16 August 2016

New this winter: non-stop from Dusseldorf to Reykjavik with airberlin

Iceland is booming – and not just since the European Football Championship! Due to the high...

9 August 2016

Second quarter results reflect adverse geopolitical climate in Europe

Capacity reduced by 3.7 per cent due to geopolitical events, particularly in European...

5 August 2016

airberlin premieres Business Class on European services

More comfort, generous legroom, and restaurant-like service on board the new Europe Business...

5 August 2016

airberlin significantly increases capacity utilization in the vacation month of July

Despite a capacity reduction of 2.4 percent, airberlin increased its capacity utilization rate...

3 August 2016

Up to 50 per cent more airberlin flights to the USA as of summer 2017

New: Dusseldorf – Orlando five weekly flights New: Berlin-Tegel – San...

2 August 2016

airberlin and Flybe announce codeshare agreement and expand their network

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, today announced a new codeshare agreement with...

July 2016

28 July 2016

2 for 1 – twice the fun on long-haul flights

Attracting an increasing numbers of holidaymakers each year, Abu Dhabi is always worth a visit....

15 July 2016

airberlin – and proud!

Tomorrow, Europe’s biggest Gay and Lesbian Street Festival opens in Schöneberg’s...

13 July 2016

Majorca’s No. 1 airline flies a new record again this summer

This summer, airberlin flies more often than ever before to its top destination, Majorca....

8 July 2016

Holidays start in North Rhine-Westphalia – peak season for airberlin

This weekend, the summer holidays begin in North Rhine-Westphalia. airberlin expects around...

7 July 2016

airberlin kicks off the summer with a stable capacity utilization development

While capacity was reduced by 2.4 percent, Germany's second-largest airline company recorded...

6 July 2016

One free flight a day at airberlin

Every day during July, travellers booking their flight at www.airberlin.com will have the...

4 July 2016

Change on the Supervisory Board at Belair Airlines AG

Matthias Mölleney has been voted into the supervisory board of Belair Airlines AG, and will...

4 July 2016

airberlin opens tender

airberlin has invited selected agencies to pitch, with a view to developing the new brand...

June 2016

13 June 2016

On holiday with kit and caboodle: the airberlin family special makes it possible

While the weather in much of Germany is miserable, airberlin is offering a booking special...

8 June 2016

airberlin: Virtually constant capacity utilization development for 2016

In May 2016, Germany's second-largest airline company recorded only a minor capacity utilization...

3 June 2016

airberlin signs declaration to support the prevention of illegal wildlife trade

At this year’s annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)...

May 2016

31 May 2016

Back by popular demand: Fly Beirut and airberlin again offering flights from Dusseldorf and Berlin to Beirut this summer

airberlin and tour operator Fly Beirut are again offering the popular full-charter seasonal...

31 May 2016

Huge discounts in the airberlin Soccer Hammer

At airberlin, the UEFA Euro 2016 championship has already kicked off: today and tomorrow,...

27 May 2016

Two flights per day between Berlin and Sofia with airberlin and Bulgaria Air

airberlin added a new year round flight between Berlin and Sofia. The flight leaves Berlin-Tegel...

27 May 2016

Booming demand: everyone wants to fly airberlin to Cuba

• New airberlin flights to Havana • Even more services to Varadero Obama, the Rolling...

20 May 2016

airberlin goes Bikini Berlin: first airberlin pop-up store opens in the heart of the German capital

Under the slogan "The Art of Travelling", the Berlin airline with the global network...

17 May 2016

airberlin expands market leadership in Dusseldorf

As part of the expansion of its long-haul network, airberlin will this winter increase the number...

12 May 2016

More flight offer from Basel and Zurich: The partnership between airberlin and Hotelplan Suisse will be expanded

Switzerland’s largest tour operator, Hotelplan Suisse, will again bank on airberlin in the...

11 May 2016

Go East: airberlin and Czech Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Today, airberlin, Germany’s second largest Airline and Czech Airlines, the flag carrier of...

11 May 2016

Flying at super prices: airberlin’s "latest summer hit"

airberlin is offering discounts on flight tickets to dream destinations worldwide up to and...

11 May 2016

airberlin shows improved net earnings in the first quarter of 2016

• Net earnings increased by 13 per cent • Stable RASK and Yield development...

9 May 2016

airberlin starts four new routes from Berlin-Tegel

Starting May, airberlin is expanding its route network from Berlin-Tegel to include four new...

4 May 2016

airberlin increases capacity utilization in April

Despite the decline in tourist travel and the associated capacity reduction, airberlin was able...

April 2016

27 April 2016

airberlin’s financial results 2015

• Significant improvement of 3.7 per cent in revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK)...

25 April 2016

Fly and smile: airberlin has the most charming flight attendants

airberlin scored again top marks for its crew friendliness in 2015. In the regular passenger...

19 April 2016

Ice age at airberlin

In time for the start of the summer timetable, airberlin has revised its onboard menu to offer...

18 April 2016

airberlin and Alitalia extend commercial agreement

airberlin and Alitalia today announced that they will strengthen their commercial agreement to...

13 April 2016

CCO Julio Rodriguez meets Mexican Tourism Minister, Enrique de la Madrid

During his visit to Germany, the Mexican Tourism Minister, Enrique de la Madrid, met airberlin...

6 April 2016

airberlin starts off the spring with virtually stable capacity utilization

Despite a capacity reduction of 5.7 percent in March 2016, airberlin's capacity utilization rate...

5 April 2016

Change in the management of NIKI

Effective as of April 15th, 2016, Oliver Lackmann will take over the role as Managing Director of...

4 April 2016

airberlin expands its long-haul service massively ahead of winter!

airberlin will dramatically expand its range of long-haul flights this coming winter (2016/17)....

March 2016

30 March 2016

Even more Berlin to Budapest: airberlin now flies to the Hungarian capital three times a day

airberlin is ramping up its service from Berlin to Budapest, connecting the two cities three...

22 March 2016

Daily from Berlin to Moscow – airberlin offers codeshare flights with S7 Airlines

Travellers can once again book flights to Moscow with airberlin. The Russian oneworld©...

18 March 2016

airberlin withdraws from Stuttgart - Abu Dhabi route

airberlin today announced it will discontinue services between Abu Dhabi and Stuttgart as part of...

16 March 2016

"City&Sun" Special: travel across Europe with airberlin from 49 euros

For all those wanting to enjoy a short break, airberlin is offering a "City&Sun"...

9 March 2016

ITB 2016: airberlin showcases new world of premium product

Germany's second largest airline, airberlin, will be presenting its premium long-haul product...

9 March 2016

airberlin maintains stable capacity utilization in February

In February 2016, airberlin was able to maintain virtually stable capacity utilization (RPK/ASK)...

9 March 2016

HanseMerkur is new Premium Partner of airberlin

airberlin has awarded HanseMerkur Reiseversicherung AG a premium partnership contract to provide...

8 March 2016

Ready for the runway: airberlin is partnering Berlin Alternative Fashion Week for the third time

From 16 to 19 March 2016 aspiring designers from around the world will again present their...

8 March 2016

The Smart Alternative: airberlin goes premium with launch of the new image campaign featuring Noma Bar

With the slogan, 'The Smart Alternative', airberlin is launching its new image campaign in time...

7 March 2016

A la carte travel with airberlin

A seat in the front row, extra legroom, a tasty currywurst sausage or extra baggage –...

7 March 2016

airberlin heralds Travel Trade Show with 24-hour Super Sale

To mark the start of the International Travel Trade Show (ITB) on Wednesday 9th March 2016,...

4 March 2016

Germany celebrates "Super Sunday" again at airberlin

This weekend, Germany's second largest airline is running its "Super Sunday" promotion...

4 March 2016

Easter bunnies hide on board – airberlin's Easter promotion above the clouds

Hunt the Easter bunny with a difference: up to 64 Lindt gold bunnies will be hiding aboard...

2 March 2016

Curried sausages: always on board!

The curried sausage is cult aboard airberlin flights, and this year's International Tourism...

1 March 2016

Summer, Sun, Florida: airberlin offers four flights a week to Fort Myers starting in June

airberlin is extending its offer to Fort Myers and will be adding a weekly flight to the sunny...

February 2016

26 February 2016

"Super Sunday" at airberlin: bargains every Sunday

Each Sunday from 28 February, 2016 from 1 to 6 pm, you will be able to book flights at bargain...

22 February 2016

airberlin and Arvato open a new service centre for B2B services

Germany's second largest airline airberlin and Arvato AG, part of the Bertelsmann group, today...

19 February 2016

Rebuilding the airberlin Management Board

airberlin CEO Stefan Pichler has largely completed the substantial restructuring of the airberlin...

12 February 2016

airberlin loves you: last-minute gifts for Valentine's Day

airberlin's flight attendants don't just give away hearts on Valentine's Day: around 18 million...

11 February 2016

airberlin is Germany's most reliable airline: 99.5 percent of flights flown in 2015

Germany's second largest airline has again scored top marks for regularity, with 99.5 percent of...

8 February 2016

airberlin: Thilo Schäfer appointed new Managing Director at Leisure Cargo

Thilo Schäfer (49) will take the reins as Managing Director of Leisure Cargo – the...

7 February 2016

With giant strides to Australia: 46 percent more passengers in 2015

Australia attracts ever more tourists each year: since the launch of joint airberlin and Etihad...

5 February 2016

airberlin starts off 2016 with a strong increase in capacity utilization

airberlin started off the year with a significant increase of its capacity utilization (RPK/ASK)...

3 February 2016

XL seats for XL comfort on board

airberlin sees very positive results from the introduction of additional XL seats on its...

1 February 2016

What an egg! airberlin offers 15 percent more flights for Easter

Why not hide your Easter eggs on the beach in Mallorca for a change, or take your Easter stroll...

January 2016

27 January 2016

airberlin expands its tourist destinations from Dusseldorf: More flights to the Caribbean and increased capacity to Mallorca

In future, airberlin will operate additional flights to highly-demanded touristic destinations...

22 January 2016

“Discover the world from just 49 euros!” Global sale at airberlin

airberlin is melting its prices during the cold season. During airberlin’s global sale from...

21 January 2016

Discover the fifth continent Fly to Australia with airberlin and Etihad

airberlin is offering very affordable fares to Australia from just 959 Euros until 14th March...

19 January 2016

Around 70 percent more bookings in a single weekend

To celebrate the positive decision with regard to airberlin's codeshare routes, Germany's second...

15 January 2016

Statement: airberlin wins legal proceeding on codeshares

airberlin welcomes the decision by the Higher Administrative Court in Lüneburg, ordering the...

15 January 2016

airberlin celebrates the approval of 24 codeshare routes

The positive codeshare decision has put airberlin in the mood to celebrate with its passengers,...

7 January 2016

airberlin closes 2015 with a further increase in capacity utilization

A significant capacity consolidation towards the end of the year once again enabled airberlin to...

4 January 2016

airberlin joins Etihad Airways’ appeal to protect competition and consumer choice

airberlin today filed notice to join Etihad Airways in its appeal against last week’s...

4 January 2016

airberlin: make an ultra-affordable start to 2016. Plan your annual holiday now and save money with airberlin

airberlin is starting the new year with extremely affordable fares, offering passengers one-way...

December 2015

30 December 2015

Statement regarding the court decision on the codeshare flights with Etihad Airways

We regret the decision of the Braunschweig Administrative Court. Our customers will not be...

28 December 2015

airberlin collects awards

“And the winner is airberlin”: The company pocketed three awards just this month in...

21 December 2015

As from today, sales partners are able to order the 2016 Counter Card

As from today, airberlin sales partners can order the Counter Card for the coming year. What's...

21 December 2015

topbonus and airberlin Christmas special for a good cause

Giving is better than receiving. For a second year running, airberlin‘s frequent flyer...

17 December 2015

airberlin and topbonus win three awards in the US

Readers of the US specialist travel magazines, Global Traveler and Premier Traveler, have cast...

16 December 2015

topbonus members donate to a good cause in Nepal

Over the last year, airberlin's topbonus frequent flyer programme has offered members the...

15 December 2015

airberlin is off to a flying start: new destinations and more flights in Europe as of summer 2016

Next summer airberlin will introduce new destinations as well as additional flights on existing...

15 December 2015

The last-minute gift for travel fans: the airberlin gift voucher

Christmas Eve is rapidly approaching, yet many of us still have no idea what to give our family,...

14 December 2015

Award-winning cocktail for airberlin guests: Mampe's “FliegerCocktail”

Only the best for our guests: airberlin has won the world’s most prestigious innovation...

11 December 2015

Only for guests of airberlin: double cheeseburger on board!

airberlin recently announced its new connections to Boston, Dallas and San Francisco. The company...

9 December 2015

airberlin connect - airberlin introduces on-board 3G internet

Together with AeroMobile, the leading provider of inflight connectivity solutions, airberlin is...

4 December 2015

airberlin records strong increase in capacity utilization for November

In November 2015, airberlin once again significantly increased capacity utilization (RPK/ASK) in...

4 December 2015

Christmas feeling above the clouds: mulled wine for free on board

The scent of mulled wine and spicy gingerbread ensures an all-pervasive Christmas feeling –...

3 December 2015

Let's go to the Azores!

From May 2016, airberlin will operate three flights per week nonstop from Dusseldorf to the...

2 December 2015

Again in 2015: Christmas trees are carried free of charge at airberlin

This year again, guests flying with airberlin on all international routes will be permitted to...

November 2015

26 November 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, the airberlin Christmas Flyer takes off

The fifth airberlin Christmas Flyer welcomes passengers with a cheery "hello". The...

23 November 2015

atmosfair Ranking 2015: airberlin has best CO2 efficiency worldwide among major airlines

The environmental protection agency atmosfair has published its 2015 Airline Index. The index...

12 November 2015

topbonus: frequent flyer programme passes the 4 million member mark

The exact identity of the four millionth topbonus member will never be known: every day, the...

11 November 2015

USA and Cuba: airberlin will start serving four new long-haul destinations from Dusseldorf in the upcoming summer season

• Three new destinations in the USA: Boston, Dallas Fort Worth and San Francisco...

11 November 2015

Board of Directors adopts strategic repositioning plan

• Strengthening of leading market position in Berlin and Dusseldorf • Enhanced...

10 November 2015

Strategic plan continues to show results: airberlin improves operating profit in third quarter

• EBIT improved up 8.7 per cent to EUR 81.4 million in Q3 • RASK improves in Q3 by 5.8...

10 November 2015

Special flights: everything's possible!

airberlin flies to 138 destinations worldwide– normally... But now and then, the airline...

6 November 2015

Overall capacity utilization in October increased in yearly comparison

In October, airberlin was able to slightly increase capacity utilization (RPK/ASK) by 0.2 percent...

October 2015

27 October 2015

50 years of ITB Berlin: airberlin congratulates the world's largest travel trade show

To mark ITB Berlin's 50th anniversary in the coming year, Messe Berlin and airberlin announced...

6 October 2015

airberlin starts off the fall season with stable capacity utilization

In September 2015, airberlin transported a total of 3,160,104 passengers. In light of an...

September 2015

29 September 2015

airberlin statement

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of airberlin is today meeting with the...

22 September 2015

A perfect match! airberlin partners with Berlin Alternative Fashion Week for the second time

Berlin Alternative Fashion Week gets under way again from 23rd of September to 27th September at...

10 September 2015

airberlin loves Dusseldorf

With over 7.1 million passengers in 2014, airberlin is clearly the number one airline at...

9 September 2015

Fack Ju Goehte 2

With over seven million viewers, "Fack Ju Goehte" was the most successful movie of...

9 September 2015

Fly to Croatia with airberlin in summer 2016

airberlin is expanding its route network to include Croatia and will operate four new services to...

3 September 2015

Record capacity utilization in August confirms the positive trend at airberlin

airberlin is continuing on its path towards restructuring and was able to significantly improve...

1 September 2015

Berlin, Capital of Cool.

Up to 3.2 million passengers fly with airberlin each month. A constant companion on all flights...

1 September 2015

Extra leg room on long-haul routes: additional XL seats now on sale in Economy Class

airberlin flight guests on long-haul routes can now show more leg. With the slogan...

August 2015

24 August 2015

New Media Catalogue 2016: Aircraft tray tables available to book as new on-board advertising space

The human brain processes thousands of pieces of information every day. In order for a brand...

19 August 2015

Shop online and collect miles automatically with topbonus

airberlin's frequent loyalty program topbonus has signed cooperation agreements with over 15...

12 August 2015

Q2 is a transitional quarter, as announced previously – 2nd half-year outlook positive

Better first half-year 2015 compared to last year RASK increased in Q2 Significant...

11 August 2015

Hitchhike on a plane

A sense of adventure and boundless freedom – that and 50 free flights will be available on...

6 August 2015

airberlin: Significantly improved load factor in July

In July, airberlin increased its load factor, which can be attributed to a consistent capacity...

July 2015

28 July 2015

This is airberlin

Berlin is one of the hippest cities in the world and, since 1978, part of the brand name of...

22 July 2015

airberlin says YES to Greece

airberlin group is holding fast to this summer's scheduled flights and flies as market leader up...

22 July 2015

airberlin opens its ninth Exclusive Waiting Area in Stuttgart

airberlin today opened its ninth Exclusive Waiting Area at Stuttgart airport, so passengers will...

13 July 2015

Uwe Kattwinkel named new SVP Communications at airberlin

At the beginning of August Uwe Kattwinkel (52) will become the new Senior Vice President...

10 July 2015

The gods aren't the only ones who must be crazy: Hellas starting at 79 euros!

airberlin Chief Executive Officer Stefan Pichler continues to back Greece: “It is an...

10 July 2015

In Business Class: WUNDERKIND comes aboard

Stars on Board! The luxury fashion label WUNDERKIND, founded by Wolfgang Joop, has joined...

7 July 2015

airberlin: Stable results for the summer - Capacity utilization for the first half-year slightly better than last year

In June 2015, a total of 3,023,700 passengers traveled on airberlin. Due to an extensive capacity...

2 July 2015

Now available: Codeshare flights with SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines, the national airline of Sri Lanka, is the new codeshare partner of airberlin...

June 2015

30 June 2015

New appointments to top positions: Barkhuizen and Orvér join airberlin

airberlin has made two important new appointments as part of the company's restructuring, gaining...

26 June 2015

New frequent flyer collaboration with Air Seychelles

Frequent flyers can also now use their benefits within the Air Seychelles network. The national...

23 June 2015

airberlin AGM: directors re-elected for another term

The Air Berlin PLC Annual General Meeting approved the 2014 annual accounts in London on Tuesday....

19 June 2015

Six at one stroke!

airberlin and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, have extended their...

19 June 2015

The fascination of flying: airberlin offers a look behind the scenes

What keeps a 70-ton Airbus in the air? How efficient are aircraft? What happens in the event of a...

12 June 2015

Collect and redeem miles on Air Serbias's route network

airberlin and Air Serbia are extending their collaboration. With immediate effect, topbonus...

5 June 2015

Splendid performance in May: airberlin improves capacity utilization

In May 2015, 2,843,258 passengers flew with airberlin. The number of passengers declined by 4.3...

3 June 2015

airberlin and Jet Airways' freuquent flyer programmes cooperate

airberlin and Jet Airways have deepened their cooperation, and from today, topbonus members can...

3 June 2015

airberlin lands in the heart of Berlin

From June to August 2015, the café in "QII0 – Die Deutsche Bank der...

2 June 2015

Miami is back!

Miami's booming! And this winter, airberlin will fly its passengers non-stop from Berlin to...

2 June 2015

Cocktails for frequent flyers: After-work experience with airberlin

Would you like a cocktail or a beer after work? No problem! airberlin is now launching...

May 2015

28 May 2015

Hot rhythms instead of the European winter

Who doesn't dream of holidaying under palm trees? airberlin makes this possible, departing 30...

26 May 2015

Ice, Ice, Baby! Fly to Iceland with airberlin even in the winter

Iceland in the winter? “Yes!” says airberlin and is now offering for the first time...

22 May 2015

Study once again shows: topbonus has the world's best award flight availability

Top marks for topbonus! airberlin's frequent flyer programme has now been recognised for the...

18 May 2015

"United in Berlin" – airberlin flies Barcelona and Juventus fans to the Champions League cup final

Champions fly with airberlin! Italian and Spanish football fans have every reason to be happy....

11 May 2015

airberlin enjoys tailwind during the first quarter of 2015 – operational performance improves

Good revenue performance and significant increase in earnings (EBIT) Progress and...

7 May 2015

Targeted flight route network optimization lowers capacity in April 2015

In April 2015, airberlin welcomed 2,358,264 passengers on board, i.e. 7.6 percent less than in...

5 May 2015

Sassy & sexy: airberlin's new fares are here!

This year May is going to be hot! airberlin is introducing its new fares today. For the launch,...

April 2015

24 April 2015

Thomas Suritsch appointed Managing Director at NIKI

Effective immediately, Thomas Suritsch (59) will serve as the Managing Director of the Austrian...

24 April 2015

airberlin welcomes international top managers on board

Effective 1 June, 2015, the management team of Germany's second largest airline will have a new...

14 April 2015

Let's go to Prague and Billund!

Let’s go to Prague and Billund! On 13th April, Roxana Rosenlöcher and Christof Lutz,...

9 April 2015

Families can now go hunting for miles with topbonus!

topbonus is changing its rules for families: the award miles flown between April and September...

9 April 2015

airberlin starts off the spring with increased capacity utilization

In March 2015, airberlin welcomed 2,294,498 passengers on board. The number of passengers...

7 April 2015

A heart - just in case!

Legend has it that they have saved quite a few relationships – the chocolate hearts from...

March 2015

26 March 2015

High restructuring expenses impact airberlin's 2014 earnings - 2015 outlook significantly improved

Negative preliminary EBIT of -278.8 to -303.8 million euros includes restructuring and...

23 March 2015

More comfort for passengers at Nuremberg airport

"Take off relaxed". True to the new Albrecht Dürer Airport Nuremberg claim,...

11 March 2015

airberlin to open two new destinations: services to Prague and Billund starting in April

Starting on 13 April 2015, airberlin will fly from Berlin to Prague and Billund, thereby adding...

6 March 2015

Tipping point in February – airberlin boosts utilisation

In February 2015, airberlin welcomed 1,820,528 passengers on board. The number of passengers...

6 March 2015

Product Rollout: New seats with more legroom and USB ports

 Enjoy more comfortable seating with airberlin! Starting this spring, new seating will be...

5 March 2015

airberlin awarded as price-performance winner

airberlin has been named the price-performance winner in the mobility category by Handelsblatt,...

5 March 2015

Drying children's little tears: regine Sixt is delighted with 17,000 euros

A great help for little ones: The fundraising campaign of topbonus, the frequent flyer program of...

4 March 2015

Berlin, Berlin: MAMPE is flying airberlin

Soon there will be even more Berlin on board airberlin. Starting 1st April, the capital city's...

4 March 2015

airberlin dramatically expands business travel

airberlin intends to become the airline of choice among business travellers and corporate...

4 March 2015

FINANCE Magazine names Ulf Hüttmeyer Chief Financial Officer of the month

41-year-old Ulf Hüttmeyer, Chief Financial Officer of airberlin, has been named Chief...

3 March 2015

New fare concept for short and medium-haul routes starting 5th May

airberlin is expanding its pricing scheme for short and medium-haul routes. Starting 5th May...

3 March 2015

Status match! Up to 30 benefits of switching to topbonus

It's worth switching to topbonus! Members of other frequent flyer programmes who now switch to...

3 March 2015

New market leading fare concept and a key focus on customers

airberlin will align itself more closely to the needs of its customers and capitalise on the...

2 March 2015

Dr Alfred Tacke bolsters the Board of Directors at Air Berlin PLC

Dr Alfred Tacke (63) has come in to strengthen the Board of Directors at Air Berlin PLC with...

February 2015

27 February 2015

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer will leave airberlin group Management Board on his own request as of 28 February 2015

airberlin today announced, that Wolfgang Prock-Schauer will leave the company on his own request...

27 February 2015

We love currywurst!

No other in-flight snack causes such a stir as the iconic currywurst from airberlin. The...

19 February 2015

Games flyer 2.0 is now ambassador for the capital city

A 90-minute pit stop at Berlin-Tegel: the branding of the Airbus A320-200 (registered as D-ABFG)...

6 February 2015

The whole of Germany in Mallorca

On Thursday airberlin has taken its 80th million guest to Palma de Mallorca. Statistically...

6 February 2015

airberlin benefits from expanding its long-haul flights

airberlin once again increased its number of available seat kilometers (ASK) and revenue...

2 February 2015

Stefan Pichler on board the airberlin group as new CEO

As of today, his first day as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the airberlin group, Stefan...

January 2015

31 January 2015

Superbird flies to Hamburg, Palma de Mallorca and Faro

A giant image of Milo, the new mascot for airberlin's topbonus frequent flyer...

30 January 2015

Madrid, Madrid, more often to Madrid

airberlin and the Iberia Group expand their existing codeshare agreement. All Iberia Group...

30 January 2015

We love being on time

In 2014, Germany's second largest airline achieved a new punctuality record, with 85.7 percent....

7 January 2015

airberlin: More passengers in the past year

In 2014, airberlin was able to increase its number of passengers and transported more than 30...

December 2014

22 December 2014

airberlin iPhone app: over 1 million users - update released

Available now, Germany’s second-largest airline has posted an update to its iPhone app in...

22 December 2014

topbonus awarded “Best International Frequent Flyer Program” by Premier Traveler in the US

topbonus, the frequent flyer program of airberlin, has been awarded top honours at this...

19 December 2014

I'll be working above the clouds this Christmas

The Germans prefer to spend Christmas and New Year's Eve with friends and family. In order to...

19 December 2014

airberlin starts codeshare flights with Bulgaria Air

Starting on 14 January 2015, airberlin and Bulgaria Air, the Bulgarian Republic’s national...

18 December 2014

As from today, sales partners are able to order the 2015 Counter Card

As from today, the sales partners of the full-service German airline are able to order next...

17 December 2014

airberlin: More flights from Berlin to Bucharest

As of 30 March 2015 airberlin will be doubling the number of flights from Berlin to Bucharest....

16 December 2014

airberlin presents donation cheque to Berliner Stadtmission

airberlin staff have raised a total of 2,417 Euro at their annual Advent flea market. The airline...

5 December 2014

airberlin starts off the winter season with more passengers

In November 2014, airberlin transported 2,016,262 passengers, i.e. an increase of 0.5 percent...

4 December 2014

oneworld adds more benefits for its most frequent flyers

Priority baggage delivery for Emerald and Sapphire cardholders Additional checked...

3 December 2014

topbonus: donate miles to a good cause

From today until the end of the year, topbonus members can donate their miles to worthwhile aid...

3 December 2014

airberlin wins prestigious Mercury Award for Sansibar menus

airberlin came home from the 33rd Mercury Award Ceremony in Abu Dhabi with the Golden Award for...

2 December 2014

Futher fleet harmonisation within the airberlin group

The airberlin group had already announced the harmonisation of its fleet back in September, as...

1 December 2014

airberlin celebrates inaugural flight from Stuttgart to Abu Dhabi

Prof. Georg Fundel, Managing Director of Stuttgart Airport, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO...

November 2014

27 November 2014

airberlin kicks off its Christmas activities: the 2014 Christmas aircraft arrives in Berlin

Today, the Boeing 737-800 bearing the code D-ABML entered into service as the 2014 Christmas...

26 November 2014

airberlin transports Christmas trees for free

This year again, guests flying with airberlin on all international routes will be permitted to...

23 November 2014

airberlin takes off with charity

On the 22 November 2014, for the 16th consecutive year, an airberlin Airbus A330-200 took off...

20 November 2014

airberlin equips whole fleet with Wi-Fi service

The new system from Panasonic offers passengers internet and entertainment airberlin...

12 November 2014

airberlin achieves EBIT of 75 million euros in third quarter

Key elements of restructuring program in implementation: Network optimisation, cooperation...

11 November 2014

More service for airberlin guests

On flights lasting 90 minutes or more, the German full service carrier will soon be offering...

7 November 2014

An added touch of Sylt with airberlin next summer

airberlin will once again be whisking its guests from several cities directly to the German...

6 November 2014

airberlin: More passengers in October

In October 2014, Germany's second-largest airline company transported 3,056,987 passengers, i.e....

3 November 2014

Stefan Pichler appointed CEO of airberlin group

airberlin today announced the appointment of Stefan Pichler (56) as Chief Executive Officer, as...

3 November 2014

airberlin starts its connection between Dusseldorf and Marrakech

As of today, airberlin departs two times per week from Dusseldorf to Marrakech, the...

October 2014

27 October 2014

The airberlin group operates flights to and from Milan Linate

Since Sunday, 26 October 2014 all airberlin group flights have been taking off and landing at...

27 October 2014

airberlin: Berlin-Abu Dhabi twice daily

airberlin now operates two flights a day between the German capital and Abu Dhabi. On Sunday,...

23 October 2014

airberlin celebrates 25 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall with special flights over Berlin

Three sightseeing flights on 8 November over Berlin at a flying altitude of just 1,000...

17 October 2014

Further route network optimisation – focusing on airberlin’s strenghts

airberlin strengthens long-haul network Tourism is a key pillar of the network strategy ...

17 October 2014

Arnd Schwierholz appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Arnd Schwierholz (44) has been appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of airberlin. He will...

14 October 2014

airberlin and Alitalia sign codeshare agreement

Milan-Linate new airport for all airberlin and NIKI flights Optimized flight connections in...

9 October 2014

Reduce your travel costs with business points

airberlin business points is airberlin and NIKI's corporate loyalty programme. Participating...

7 October 2014

airberlin starts off the fall with a stable number of passengers

With 3,377,622 passengers in September 2014, airberlin recorded a 2.1% increase of its number of...

2 October 2014

airberlin: free currywurst throughout Germany on 3 October

From 12:30 pm on the Day of German Unity, airberlin will serve passengers on its domestic German...

September 2014

29 September 2014

Chief Financial Officer airberlin

airberlin today confirmed that Ulf Hüttmeyer (41) would remain as Chief Financial Officer at...

26 September 2014

Further fleet harmonization: airberlin reaches agreement with Boeing on cancellation of 33 aircraft

airberlin has reached an agreement with Boeing that orders for 18 Boeing 737 and 15 Boeing 787...

25 September 2014

Beach holiday or ski vacation: with airberlin through the autumn and winter

Extend the summer or kick off the ski season: airberlin is offering very convenient flight deals...

24 September 2014

90° north: fly with airberlin to the northernmost point of the earth

A sightseeing flight over the North Pole: in spring 2015 airberlin and the experts at Deutsche...

17 September 2014

Non-stop USA: With airberlin to the United States

Sunbathing in Miami or shopping in New York: Special flights to the United States for fall and...

5 September 2014

airberlin: More than 3.4 million passengers in August

In August 2014, airberlin transported 3,472,836 passengers, an increase of 2.7 percent over the...

August 2014

29 August 2014

Last-minute holidaymakers can still get to their destination with airberlin

Top tips from tourism expert Detlef Altmann In eight of the sixteen German states, the summer...

28 August 2014

Wanderlust Special: Discover the world with airberlin

For travellers with wanderlust, airberlin has just the right flight offer this autumn and winter....

27 August 2014

Late summer with airberlin: flights every few minutes to Europe’s sunshine destinations

Every few minutes an airberlin flight takes off from somewhere around the world heading to one of...

20 August 2014

airberlin achieves positive net result in the second quarter

airberlin achieves positive net result Year-on-year operating result (EBIT) slightly...

13 August 2014

Family Special: extra-low prices plus extra miles on children’s holiday flights with airberlin

With the airberlin Family Special, children on selected flights receive a 100% discount on the...

11 August 2014

airberlin introduces auction for Business Class upgrades

airberlin is the first German airline to offer an auction for Business Class upgrades on...

7 August 2014

airberlin: more than 3.3 million passengers in July

In July 2014, 3,353,948 passengers traveled on airberlin’s worldwide flight network. The...

6 August 2014

Aage Dünhaupt named new SVP Communications at airberlin

On 16th September 2014, Aage Dünhaupt will become the new Senior Vice President...

1 August 2014

Werner Rothenbächer new managing director of airberlin technik

Werner Rothenbächer (59) has taken up the position of managing director at airberlin technik...

July 2014

31 July 2014

Last minute beach holiday with airberlin

For all last minute travellers, who want to extend summer that little bit more, airberlin can...

29 July 2014

topbonus Service Card now 99 euros for a limited time only

Members of airberlin’s topbonus loyalty program can enjoy numerous benefits at reduced...

28 July 2014

Flight guests' favourites onboard airberlin

Many airberlin guests get into the holiday mood as soon as they board the plane and relax during...

24 July 2014

Ice cream on airberlin flights

Just like every summer before, all flight guests heading south for their summer holidays with...

17 July 2014

airberlin technik to develop camera-guided parking system for aircraft

airberlin technik is to develop an innovative anti-collision monitoring technology for the...

15 July 2014

Cheer and Fly: airberlin celebrates World Cup Victory

airberlin is celebrating the German national team's World Cup success in Brazil and is offering...

9 July 2014

The Summer wears Stars and Stripes: airberlin and Brand USA present their joint aircraft

airberlin and the official marketing organisation for the United States of America, Brand USA,...

8 July 2014

topbonus opens award shop

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, topbonus is opening its new online award shop....

7 July 2014

airberlin starts off the summer with more passengers

In June 2014, airberlin transported a total of 3,250,891 passengers, i.e. slightly more than in...

4 July 2014

Start of the holidays: families fly for less with airberlin

Only a few days before the start of the summer holidays, airberlin is offering particularly...

2 July 2014

topbonus starts the holiday season with special anniversary offers

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, airberlin’s frequent flyer program is running a draw for...

1 July 2014

topbonus appoints Anton Lill as new Managing Director to oversee program expansion

topbonus, the loyalty program of airberlin, has appointed Anton Lill as its new Managing Director...

1 July 2014

CCO Götz Ahmelmann starts at airberlin with new sales structure

As of 1st July 2014, Götz Ahmelmann (43) has taken up the position of Chief Commercial...

June 2014

27 June 2014

3.3 litres: airberlin leading the way on fuel efficiency

airberlin, industry association BDL and Dusseldorf Airport jointly present their progress on...

26 June 2014

Language Direct partners with topbonus

Members of topbonus, airberlin’s loyalty program, can now learn a new language online and...

18 June 2014

airberlin Annual General Meeting: directors re-elected

At the Annual General Meeting of Air Berlin PLC in London on Wednesday, the annual accounts for...

12 June 2014

airberlin and Etihad Regional commence codeshare services

airberlin and Etihad Regional have commenced codeshare services enabling airberlin guests access...

12 June 2014

airberlin Summer Special

An opportunity for all travel lovers: with its traditional Summer Special, airberlin is offering...

10 June 2014

airberlin transmits World Cup match results to the cockpit

At Germany’s second largest airline, the upcoming weeks are set to reflect the excitement...

6 June 2014

airberlin: More passengers in May

In May 2014, airberlin welcomed a total of 2,971,840 passengers on board, i.e. an increase of...

5 June 2014

airberlin receives “Best Business Class Airline Europe” award

airberlin has received the “Business Destinations Travel Award 2014” from British...

5 June 2014

Head to the Arctic with airberlin and spend New Year on Spitsbergen

In cooperation with specialist tour operators Deutsche Polarflug and Eclipse-Reisen, both of whom...

4 June 2014

airberlin launches codeshare flights with US Airways

After the merger of US Airways with American Airlines last year, airberlin has now signed a...

3 June 2014

Out-of-court settlement between airberlin and FBB

airberlin and Berlin Brandenburg GmbH airport operators have agreed an out-of-court settlement in...

3 June 2014

More sunny escapes this winter with airberlin

In winter 2014/15, airberlin will operate additional flights from Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne-Bonn...

2 June 2014

Round trip for a good cause: airberlin opens ticket sales for Help & Fly

The fundraising event “Help & Fly” will take place for the 16th time on 22nd...

2 June 2014

airberlin plans flights from Stuttgart to Abu Dhabi

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, will introduce a daily flight between...

May 2014

23 May 2014

airberlin: Helmut Weixler to become new Chief Operating Officer

From 1st August 2014, Helmut Weixler (56) will take over the position of Chief Operating Officer...

23 May 2014

The World Cup summer with airberlin

On the occasion of the Soccer World Cup in Brazil, airberlin is offering particularly attractive...

14 May 2014

Favorable cost development and slightly improved operating result for airberlin in the first quarter

Turbine turnaround program clearly reduced costs Costs per available seat kilometer...

13 May 2014

Ten years of topbonus: Reaching frequent flyer status even faster with the airberlin Visa Card

During its tenth anniversary year, topbonus, airberlin’s frequent flyer program, is...

9 May 2014

airberlin presents the Best Agency Award

Traditionally, every year, airberlin presents the ‘Best Agency Award’ to its sales...

9 May 2014

airberlin is now the only German airline with FullFlat seats on every Business Class flight

The last Airbus A330-200 has recently being fitted with airberlin’s all-new Business Class....

8 May 2014

airberlin has successfully implemented its recapitalisation programme

airberlin has successfully implemented its previously announced recapitalisation programme,...

7 May 2014

airberlin group selects Sabre in landmark technology agreement

One of Europe’s largest carriers, airberlin group, has selected global technology provider...

7 May 2014

airberlin first airline to use new precision approach in Malaga

airberlin continues to expand its pioneering role in the use of innovative navigational methods....

7 May 2014

airberlin: More passengers in April

In April 2014, airberlin welcomed more passengers on board than in the corresponding month of the...

6 May 2014

Collect award miles with topbonus and MAXENERGY

As of now, members from Germany of airberlin’s frequent flyer program topbonus can collect...

4 May 2014

airberlin: smartphones and tablets can now be used during take-off and landing

airberlin guests can now use their personal electronic devices on almost all of the...

April 2014

30 April 2014

SriLankan Airlines joins oneworld

First carrier from Indian subcontinent to join any global airline alliance Completes...

29 April 2014

35 years of airberlin: discover Europe with the anniversary special

To mark its 35th anniversary, Germany’s second largest airline is offering its guests...

27 April 2014

airberlin is achieving substantial recapitalisation as the basis for an accelerated turnaround leading to sustainable profitability

Cash inflow amounting to a total of 450 million euros for accelerated turnaround Of...

24 April 2014

Your Airline Web 2.0: At airberlin, you decide what’s playing

As of today, airberlin fans can vote on the entertainment programme for long-haul flights on...

24 April 2014

airberlin strengthens its Corporate Sales Team

Germany’s second largest airline has reshuffled two positions in its Corporate Sales Team....

23 April 2014

airberlin presents Fan Force One

The D-ABFK is now in the air as the "Fan Force One®", flying the airberlin route...

22 April 2014

airberlin iPhone App: World’s First Smartwatch Boarding Pass

As of today, users of airberlin’s iPhone app can also send a digital boarding pass to their...

16 April 2014

last minute easter holidays with airberlin

Jet off on a spontaneous Easter holiday with airberlin and enjoy your time off with your family...

8 April 2014

20 years Dusseldorf – Fort Myers: airberlin celebrates route anniversary

airberlin is the only airline to connect Europe non-stop with Fort Myers and this summer will be...

8 April 2014

Family Special: extra-low prices on children’s holiday flights with airberlin

Good news for all parents: with the airberlin Family Special, their offspring get a 100% discount...

7 April 2014

airberlin: More than 2.2 million passengers in March

In March 2014, airberlin welcomed a total of 2,257,808 passengers on board. With passengers...

4 April 2014

A relaxed start to the Easter family holiday

It’s nearly time for the Easter holidays and the start of the main holiday season. To make...

2 April 2014

New route from Dusseldorf to Madrid: with airberlin to the land of flamenco, tapas and the Prado

As of this week, airberlin is connecting Dusseldorf and Madrid with flights every day except...

2 April 2014

Third anniversary of airberlin technik

Marco Ciomperlik, CEO airberlin technik: "Only three years after the merger of the MRO...

March 2014

31 March 2014

TAM and US Airways join oneworld

Biggest single expansion of world’s premier alliance since its launch 15 years ago ...

25 March 2014

Ostrich collects miles: the biggest bird on Earth learns to fly with topbonus

The ostrich is the biggest flightless bird on Earth. But now, thanks to the airberlin frequent...

24 March 2014

1 year Berlin-Chicago non-stop: airberlin celebrates anniversary

Since March 23rd, 2013 airberlin connects Berlin with Chicago. This summer the airline will...

24 March 2014

More Morocco in winter: new with airberlin from Dusseldorf to Marrakesh and more frequently to Agadir

With the new non-stop flights from Dusseldorf to Marrakesh, airberlin is enhancing its tourist...

20 March 2014

Bridging days in 2014: a long weekend with airberlin

With 1st May, Ascension Day and Corpus Christi you can enjoy a total of twelve days off in two...

10 March 2014

Book award flights now at reduced mileage rates with TopDeal tickets

From 10th to 15th March 2014, topbonus members can exchange award miles for tickets at excellent...

7 March 2014

SriLankan Airlines to join oneworld on 1 May 2014

• First carrier from Indian subcontinent to enter any global alliance Friday, 7 March 2014: ...

6 March 2014

topbonus: taking off with 3.4 million members into the 10th anniversary

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, topbonus, airberlin's frequent flyer program, has recorded a...

6 March 2014

airberlin further increases the number of passengers transported

In February 2014, just like in the first month of the year, airberlin welcomed more passengers on...

5 March 2014

More benefits for airberlin guests with new Premium Partner

From 1st July 2014, Germany’s second largest airline will be working in partnership with...

5 March 2014

airberlin: new data formats for dynamic packagers

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, has optimised flight price data to supply...

4 March 2014

ITB 2014: airberlin strengthens tourist destinations and invests in product

Increased frequency to Greece, Turkey and the Canaries, as well as to Abu Dhabi, the...

February 2014

28 February 2014

airberlin is top for city routes: number 1 from Berlin and Dusseldorf

In summer 2014, airberlin will be offering its guests the widest range of city destinations,...

26 February 2014

Free curried sausage on airberlin flights to the ITB

There’s a tasty surprise waiting for all visitors travelling with airberlin to this...

24 February 2014

airberlin expands its Caribbean network

In winter 2014/15 airberlin will be increasing the frequency of its flights to the Caribbean and...

21 February 2014

Flights to India now available for booking with airberlin

airberlin has extended its codeshare agreement with its strategic partner Etihad Airways to...

12 February 2014

Valentine’s Day at airberlin: 20,000 roses from the airline with a heart

On Valentine’s Day, the airline with a heart is making special tokens of appreciation...

11 February 2014

AIRBERLIN DOUBLES FREQUENCY ON BERLIN-ABU DHABI ROUTE AND OFFERS NEW CODESHARE FLIGHTS TO INDIA

Two daily flights starting in October 2014 will double the weekly connection between Berlin...

11 February 2014

airberlin & NIKI on course for comfort: new Exclusive Waiting Area in Vienna

As part of their comfort campaign, airberlin & NIKI have opened a new Exclusive Waiting Area...

7 February 2014

Top-Partner weeks: collect double miles with topbonus

Members of topbonus, airberlin’s frequent flyer loyalty program, can collect double award...

6 February 2014

New airberlin TV advert

With immediate effect, Germany’s second-largest airline will again be featured in an...

6 February 2014

airberlin: on course for the 3-litre mark

In 2013, airberlin reduced its average fuel consumption to 3.3 litres per 100 passenger...

6 February 2014

airberlin transports more passengers in January

In January 2014, airberlin welcomed more passengers on board than in the first month of the...

3 February 2014

airberlin group announces new GSA Partnership with Aviation Online

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, has retained Aviation Online Ltd, a subsidiary...

3 February 2014

airberlin: Christoph Horak is new Country Manager Poland

Since 1st February 2014, Christoph Horak has been appointed as Country Manager with...

January 2014

31 January 2014

oneworld training academy now available in German

• A total of six language options available • Travel agents can earn a...

23 January 2014

Take off with airberlin and enjoy the spring

Anyone wanting to turn their backs on the cold and dark winter will now have the choice of a...

16 January 2014

airberlin is the official airline partner of the DÜSSEL-CUP 2014

The gay and lesbian multi-sport tournament, the DÜSSEL-CUP, will be held in Dusseldorf from...

14 January 2014

airberlin extends its tourist flight schedule for summer 2014

Germany’s second largest airline will be expanding its tourist travel services this summer...

13 January 2014

airberlin and Etihad Airways announce expansion of partnership and unveil joint livery aircraft

Two airlines unveil Airbus A320 aircraft in unique joint livery New Moving Forward media...

7 January 2014

airberlin increased capacity utilization over the previous year

In 2013, airberlin was once again able to increase capacity utilization. In yearly comparison,...

December 2013

22 December 2013

We’re working at Christmas: These employees are bringing airberlin guests home for Christmas

This year, airberlin is once again flying thousands of guests to their family and friends on the...

19 December 2013

As from today, sales partners are able to order the 2014 Counter Card.

As from today, sales partners of Germany’s second largest airline are able to order next...

19 December 2013

airberlin holidays: vote now for Europe’s City of the Year

Users of airberlinholidays.com can, for the first time, choose their favourite destination for...

17 December 2013

PLANTAGE BERLIN is the new creative agency for topbonus

The Berlin-based agency PLANTAGE BERLIN is now the lead agency responsible for the creative and...

17 December 2013

airberlin and Sanad extend cooperation

17th December 2013, Abu Dhabi: The airline airberlin and Sanad Aero Solutions GMBH (Sanad)...

17 December 2013

Götz Ahmelmann appointed as airberlin's new CCO

On 1st July 2014 aviation expert Götz Ahmelmann (42), currently Lufthansa Head of European...

9 December 2013

US Airways to join oneworld on 31 March 2014

US Airways will join oneworld® with effect from 31 March 2014, following completion today of...

6 December 2013

airberlin increases flight selection in November

In November 2013, airberlin expanded its flight selection as compared to the corresponding month...

November 2013

29 November 2013

Fly to Curaçao with airberlin’s Advent calendar

From 1st December onwards, airberlin is once again offering an Advent calendar on...

29 November 2013

airberlin: More flights to Israel from summer 2014

From April 2014, airberlin is expanding its flight schedule from Germany to Israel by five...

27 November 2013

airberlin: winter menus above the clouds

Duck breast in cranberry sauce, roast beef in porcini mushroom sauce with thyme-flavoured polenta...

26 November 2013

With airberlin, Christmas trees fly free

With airberlin no one needs to do without their Christmas tree: as in previous years, for the...

25 November 2013

Christmas with airberlin – the heart flies too

The airberlin chocolate heart is one of the most popular souvenirs for frequent flyers to bring...

21 November 2013

'Fly2gether' special offer from airberlin: Fly together and save

Two flight guests travelling together can now fly with airberlin at particularly attractive...

20 November 2013

Caribbean non-stop: airberlin has been flying to Curaçao for two years

For two years, airberlin has been the only airline to fly without a stopover from Germany to the...

20 November 2013

Looking forward to the holiday season under the Christmas tree

Traditionally, the majority of gifts are bought in the week leading up to Christmas, frequently...

18 November 2013

Flying home for Christmas with airberlin

airberlin is once again offering its popular "Flying home for Christmas" special from...

18 November 2013

airberlin: only German airline with an aircraft decorated for Christmas

Every single day airberlin provides connections between individual people and whole continents....

13 November 2013

airberlin closes the third quarter with improved EBIT

Year-on-year EBIT improves by 14% to 115.6 million euros Revenue per available seat...

8 November 2013

Summer in the City: even more airberlin flights to New York and Chicago next summer

For summer 2014, Germany’s second largest airline is increasing the frequency of its...

7 November 2013

Franco-German friendship: airberlin celebrates 5 years of Berlin – Paris flights

airberlin has been linking the cities on the banks of the Seine and the Spree and their...

6 November 2013

airberlin reaches high capacity utilization in October

In October, airberlin again showed a very high capacity utilization and was able to welcome more...

6 November 2013

Paul Gregorowitsch is leaving airberlin

Paul Gregorowitsch, 57, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at airberlin since September 2011, has...

4 November 2013

airberlin’s sweet treats: flavour of the day!

They’re warm, sweet and simply delicious - that’s why the raisin rolls that were...

4 November 2013

airberlin extends codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include flights to Vietnam

airberlin continues to expand its codeshare agreement with the strategic partner Etihad Airways,...

October 2013

31 October 2013

airberlin: Norbert Draskovits becomes new Senior Vice President Sales Scheduled Services

As of 11th November 2013, Norbert Draskovits will take over as Senior Vice President Sales...

30 October 2013

Reaching for the stars: Comet ISON observation flight with airberlin

When Comet ISON streaks across the skies of Central Europe on 8th December 2013, a group of...

29 October 2013

Less means more: airberlin puts its A330 on the scales

Each kilogram less weight carried on board an aircraft helps to save fuel and reduce CO2...

14 October 2013

A million more ways to have a great winter

The days are getting shorter, the temperatures and the leaves are falling. Never mind, airberlin...

14 October 2013

Eco-efficient flying: interview with an airberlin Fuel Coach

Klaus Wehrmann is a captain in airberlin’s Boeing 737 fleet and has already been flying...

8 October 2013

The perfectly smooth aeroplane: airberlin is the first airline to develop new software for aerodynamic optimisation

As part of its eco-efficiency programme, airberlin has developed a new measuring tool aimed at...

7 October 2013

airberlin records higher capacity utilization in September

In September, airberlin confirmed the ongoing trend and was able to increase the capacity...

2 October 2013

LAN Colombia is now part of the oneworld airline alliance

• TAM to follow it on board oneworld on 31 March 2014, bringing all of the passenger airline...

2 October 2013

Christina Hackl appointed as Senior Vice President Revenue Management & Pricing at airberlin

With effect from 1st October 2013 Christina Hackl (47) is taking up her post as Senior Vice...

1 October 2013

Expansion for Air Berlin PLC Board

Dr. Lothar Steinebach, longstanding Chief Financial Officer at Henkel AG, and aviation expert...

1 October 2013

TAM Airlines to join oneworld on 31 March 2014

TAM Airlines, a company related to LATAM Airlines Group, will join oneworld® with effect from...

1 October 2013

airberlin’s Area Managers: travel tips from the heart for autumn and winter

The summer is already over but autumn and winter have a lot to offer for globetrotters as well. ...

September 2013

25 September 2013

airberlin celebrates five years of Medical Transport Service

airberlin provides the highest level of care when transporting patients to their destination:...

20 September 2013

airberlin expands service offered to Austria

Austria is a popular destination for both leisure and business travellers alike. From 1st...

19 September 2013

airberlin: Daily nonstop from Dusseldorf to Madrid starting in 2014

Germany's second largest airline airberlin is focusing on further growth in the strategically...

16 September 2013

This autumn, at airberlin it is all about eco-efficiency

Germany’s second largest airline wins Eco-Aviation Award in the USA On 12th September...

12 September 2013

More service for tour operators and travel agencies: New sales structure

Under the direction of Senior Vice President Detlef Altmann, the structure of the Sales Touristic...

9 September 2013

Qatar Airways to join oneworld on 30 October 2013

Monday, 9 September 2013: Qatar Airways will become a full member of oneworld® with effect...

6 September 2013

airberlin with sustained high capacity utilization in August

In the months January to August of 2013, airberlin was able to increase fleet capacity...

5 September 2013

Go West: More affordable flights to the USA with airberlin

With the USA-Special, airberlin is flying its guests to the United States of America at...

5 September 2013

topbonus Super-Deal Tickets for the autumn: award flights now available to book at reduced mileage rates

airberlin’s frequent flyer program, topbonus, is now offering its members award flights on...

2 September 2013

airberlin technik welcomes 17 new apprentices

On 2nd September airberlin technik welcomed 17 new apprentices to its Dusseldorf site. Of these...

August 2013

30 August 2013

Mileage promotion: Secure up to 10,000 topbonus status miles

Last year airberlin carried more than 33 million flight guests - and so also gave its heart away,...

29 August 2013

“Lovers in the air”: airberlin makes long-distance relationships sweeter

With a global route network and excellent flight connections, airberlin brings people together...

28 August 2013

Best Airline: airberlin wins Business Traveller Award in Hungary

Readers of the Hungarian edition of the Business Traveller, the industry magazine for business...

27 August 2013

At airberlin, guests always receive the best price for a flight

With immediate effect, Germany’s second largest airline is offering a Best Price Guarantee...

26 August 2013

More Antalya: airberlin extends flights to Turkey

airberlin is soon to launch additional flights from several German airports to Antalya on the...

23 August 2013

airberlin accepts PayPal as payment method

Germany’s second largest airline is constantly enhancing the service provided for its...

20 August 2013

Extra miles during the topbonus mileage promotion

Members of airberlin’s frequent flyer program, topbonus, not only earn award miles on...

19 August 2013

Business travellers collect points with airberlin’s new partners

With the addition of two new airline partners, Jat Airways and Virgin Australia, members of...

16 August 2013

Current information on airberlin flights to Egypt

airberlin is no longer taking any bookings for flights to Egypt until 15th September 2013. The...

16 August 2013

airberlin comfort initiative: Exclusive Parking Area in Hamburg

As part of its comfort initiative, airberlin has opened an Exclusive Parking Area for its...

15 August 2013

airberlin and Minsheng Commercial Aviation Limited signed a Letter of Intent for Eleven Aircraft

The newly established Minsheng Commercial Aviation Limited and airberlin signed a package deal...

14 August 2013

airberlin improves result for the second quarter of 2013

Operating result (EBIT) improved by two-thirds in yearly comparison Enhanced capacity...

14 August 2013

Prolong the summer holidays with airberlin

For the first time airberlin is offering a million additional tickets over one weekend, so that...

7 August 2013

airberlin: More than 3.4 million passengers in July

In July, airberlin welcomed more than 3.4 million passengers on board and was able to keep...

6 August 2013

¡España olé!: Fly to Spain even more frequently this winter with airberlin

- Additional services toSouthern Spain and the Canary Islands - As of 1st September ten...

5 August 2013

airberlin and Air Seychelles expand codeshare: flights now on sale to the paradise island of Praslin

airberlin and Air Seychelles have extended their codeshare agreement, meaning airberlin guests...

2 August 2013

airberlin wins award for eco-efficiency

The US American trade magazine, Air Transport World, has named airberlin “Silver...

July 2013

30 July 2013

airberlin: more flights to Russia in the winter

From winter 2013/2014, airberlin is increasing the number of flights it operates to Russia. The...

29 July 2013

Prolong the summer with airberlin

With Germany’s second largest airline, the summer is far from over in September. Even...

19 July 2013

Going on holiday with airberlin from Dusseldorf

A holiday means rest and relaxation. In order to ensure that their holiday is already relaxing...

17 July 2013

airberlin and Jat Airways agree codeshare

From today, airberlin and Jat Airways, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, will offer...

15 July 2013

airberlin to start codeshare flights with Virgin Australia

- Six new destinations in Australia added - Linking of the topbonus and Velocity frequent flyer...

8 July 2013

Limited special offer: topbonus Service Card for 99 euros

In June, airberlin and topbonus presented the improved benefits of the topbonus Service Card. Now...

5 July 2013

airberlin: Significantly higher capacity utilization in the first half-year

In June, airberlin was able to increase fleet capacity utilization by 3.4 percentage points to...

3 July 2013

airberlin expands sales team for corporate sales sector

Germany's second largest airline is expanding its sales team to continue improving the support it...

2 July 2013

An interview with Otto Gergye: “Why airberlin is focusing on Poland”

airberlin: Mr. Gergye, airberlin has continued to grow in Poland this year. How do you see...

2 July 2013

airberlin news receives "Best of Corporate Publishing 2013" award

Demonstrating that the company’s success extends beyond its achievements in the air,...

June 2013

25 June 2013

Lower travel costs with business points Summer Special

Companies participating in airberlin’s free bonus programme business points can now double...

24 June 2013

airberlin restructuring Cabin Crew Operations and Crew Operations

From now on Thomas Klappert (52) will take over the role of Vice President Cabin Crew Operations...

23 June 2013

An even easier way to make a gift of a great holiday

It’s now even easier to give friends or family a little treat: vouchers for amounts...

21 June 2013

Redeem topbonus miles now for an award flight during the summer holidays

Until this coming Sunday, topbonus, Germany’s second largest frequent flyer program, is...

21 June 2013

More flights to the USA: airberlin increases frequency of flights offered on winter schedule

airberlin is ploughing ahead with its growth strategy for the USA and increasing the frequency of...

20 June 2013

No warning strike at airberlin

airberlin and the pilots’ union Cockpit have today reached a basic agreement on the...

20 June 2013

topbonus frequent flyer program comes out on top in worldwide comparison

For the fourth time in succession, airberlin’s frequent flyer program, topbonus, has been...

19 June 2013

As the holidays begin: the new benefits of the topbonus Service Card

At the start of the summer holidays, airberlin’s frequent flyer program, topbonus, is...

11 June 2013

airberlin: now even more Sansibar available on board

With the start of the summer season, airberlin is offering even more Sansibar meals on board:...

6 June 2013

Annual General Meeting of airberlin: Directors re-appointed

The Annual General Meeting of Air Berlin PLC approved the 2012 Annual Financial Statements on...

6 June 2013

Demand for airberlin flights remains high

Since the beginning of the year, airberlin has continuously welcomed more passengers on board per...

4 June 2013

airberlin and WheelTug sign declaration of intent for electric drive system

airberlin is a pioneer in the area of eco-efficient flying. With a view to further consolidating...

May 2013

28 May 2013

Abu Dhabi to play host to 2014 German Travel Association Congresss

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority to co-host DRV Annual Congresss The...

27 May 2013

Summer promotion – achieve frequent flyer status with the airberlin credit card

In January 2012, airberlin became the first airline to introduce the possibility of collecting...

22 May 2013

airberlin continues to expand congress and events segment

Germany's second largest airline has expanded its expertise in the MICE (meetings, incentive...

21 May 2013

airberlin USA special: attractively priced flights to North America

airberlin is now carrying flight guests to the United States of America at especially attractive...

14 May 2013

airberlin confirms outlook for 2013

Turbine turnaround program makes significant progress Two-thirds of the earnings...

7 May 2013

airberlin further increases capacity utilization

With the optimization of its route network and the focus on well-established routes, airberlin...

3 May 2013

200,000 Facebook friends – airberlin says thank you with topbonus miles

Germany’s second largest airline is delighted to have received more than 200,000 likes at...

2 May 2013

Oliver Lackmann appointed new Head of Flight Operations at airberlin

On 1st May 2013, Oliver Lackmann (44) took over the position of Postholder Flight Operations at...

April 2013

29 April 2013

Closer to the customer: new Corporate Sales structure at airberlin

Business client sales at airberlin have been restructured under the leadership of Stefan Magiera,...

19 April 2013

airberlin and JatAirways are planning codeshare agreement

airberlin and JatAirways, the national carrier of Serbia, are planning a codeshare agreement,...

16 April 2013

airberlin and Etihad Airways team-up for first nationwide roadshow

Alignment of the full-flat Business Class product and service 239 destinations in 77...

11 April 2013

Get a free flight more quickly: extra miles for airberlin Business Class flights

Members of airberlin’s free frequent flyer program topbonus will receive double topbonus...

11 April 2013

Niki named "Superbrand Austria 2013"

The Austrian airline NIKI, which is a member of the airberlin group, has been awarded the status...

5 April 2013

airberlin significantly increases capacity utilization

airberlin is optimizing its route network and offering more flights on well-established routes....

March 2013

28 March 2013

topbonus spring promotion to take place in April

Throughout April, members of topbonus, the airberlin frequent flyer program, can collect five...

27 March 2013

airberlin: improved service offered to business travellers and frequent flyers in Hamburg

As part of its comfort initiative, airberlin has opened an Exclusive Waiting Area for frequent...

26 March 2013

An airberlin group first: First Airbus A320 with Sharklets delivered to NIKI

OE-LER, welcome to our fleet! The airberlin group became one of the first airlines in the world...

23 March 2013

airberlin flies nonstop for the first time from Berlin to Chicago

The day finally arrived: airberlin took off for the first time from Berlin to Chicago, thus...

23 March 2013

airberlin: starting today - nonstop flights from Berlin to Warsaw

airberlin is now operating up to three flights a day from Berlin to Warsaw. This morning Wolfgang...

21 March 2013

New: book airberlin flights with a 72-hour fare guarantee

Everyone is familiar with the situation: you’ve found a cheap flight, but your boss...

20 March 2013

airberlin records net profit in 2012

Net result of EUR 6.8 million, 33.3 million guests Group revenue of EUR 4.31 billion,...

12 March 2013

Hartmut Mehdorn leaves Board of Directors of Air Berlin PLC

Hartmut Mehdorn resigned from his position as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect at...

8 March 2013

airberlin statement about appointment of Hartmut Mehdorn as the new executive director for the management of Berlin Airports

airberlin welcomes the decision of the Board of Directors of the Berlin airport company Berliner...

7 March 2013

LATAM Airlines Group chooses oneworld as its global alliance

Brazil’s TAM to leave Star for oneworld in early 2014 LAN Colombia to join...

6 March 2013

Etihad Airways and airberlin align maintenance operations in Chicago

Etihad Airways has opened a line maintenance base at Chicago’s O’Hare International...

6 March 2013

airberlin further increases capacity utilization

airberlin hat auch im Februar 2013 die Auslastung weiter erhöht. Im Jahresvergleich stieg...

5 March 2013

airberlin’s network strategy for 2013

airberlin has strategically revised its route network for 2013. The airline’s hubs in...

5 March 2013

airberlin: around the world in maximum convenience

Many new direct connections in 2013, including non-stop from Berlin to Chicago ...

4 March 2013

On the trail of the comet: the first ever comet observation flight with airberlin

The 16th March is National Astronomy Day in Germany and airberlin flight AB1000 will be setting...

4 March 2013

Discover Europe with airberlin

From 6th to 10th March visitors from all over the world will be converging on Berlin for the...

4 March 2013

Sanad & airberlin Expand Engine Financing Portfolio

Three CFM-56 engines added to airberlin’s leasing portfolio with Sanad Aero Solutions ...

February 2013

27 February 2013

Continued expansion of airberlin's presence in Hungary heralds positive development

Two daily flights from Berlin to Budapest as of May 2013 New Country Manager for...

27 February 2013

Air Berlin PLC Successfully Places Convertible Bonds

The order book for the placement of Air Berlin PLC’s convertible bonds, announced today,...

27 February 2013

Air Berlin PLC launches convertible bond

Air Berlin PLC is today launching a new convertible bond of approximately 120 million euros with...

26 February 2013

Free Currywurst on airberlin flights to the ITB

All exhibition visitors travelling with airberlin to this year's International Tourism Exchange...

25 February 2013

Viva España: Successful take-off for the first airberlin non-stop flight from Berlin to Madrid

The only non-stop service in operation from Berlin-Tegel to Madrid Smooth transfer to...

21 February 2013

airberlin records profit in 2012

Positive operating result (EBIT) of EUR 70.2 million – an improvement of more than EUR...

20 February 2013

Focus on Eastern Europe: airberlin and NIKI to retain a strong commitment to Russia in 2013

airberlin and NIKI will continue their commitment to Russia in 2013 as part of their strategy for...

14 February 2013

airberlin and Air Seychelles sign landmark codeshare agreement

airberlin, Europe’s seventh largest airline, and Air Seychelles, the national airline of...

7 February 2013

airberlin starts off the new year with increased capacity utilization

In the first month of 2013, airberlin increased its capacity utilization rate to 83.1 percent,...

6 February 2013

airberlin has been flying for one year from Berlin to Budapest

airberlin has connected Berlin to the Hungarian capital Budapest for the last year. On 6th...

January 2013

31 January 2013

Malaysia Airlines joins oneworld

World’s premier airline alliance adds another leading award-winning Asian carrier ...

31 January 2013

Members of topbonus, the airberlin frequent flyer program, to be given opportunity to collect even more miles

As a way of marking the occasion of Malaysia Airlines joining the oneworld® airline alliance,...

28 January 2013

New destinations in Southeast Europe: airberlin flies from Berlin to Bucharest and Sofia for the first time

Starting today, airberlin is taking off from Berlin to Bucharest and Sofia. From now on, the...

28 January 2013

airberlin launches special offer for extended holidays

This year is especially ideal for employees looking to extend their holidays by taking extra days...

25 January 2013

Interview with Ibrahim Gülcan, head of airberlin's crisis team, on the German police security service providers' strike at Dusseldorf and Cologne/Bonn airports

Mr Gülcan, was airberlin able to prepare for the strike? We have followed the development of...

25 January 2013

Precise navigation from space

airberlin is now the first German airline in Salzburg to use satellite-based precision approaches...

21 January 2013

airberlin non-stop Berlin-Abu Dhabi flight celebrates one year anniversary

On 15th January 2012 at 21:35, an airberlin Airbus A330-200 set off for the first time from...

15 January 2013

airberlin embraces "Lean & Smart"

Implementation of "Turbine" turnaround programme has begun Focus on core...

9 January 2013

airberlin: More guests per flight in 2012

In 2012, airberlin increased its capacity utilization rate by 1.6 percentage points over the...

9 January 2013

Travel agency owners are beaming

Kerstin Müller from Berlin, Karl-Heinz Skrotzki from Gelsenkirchen and Silke and Michael...

7 January 2013

Statement by airberlin on renewed postponement of the BER opening

airberlin is disappointed about the latest postponement of the opening date for the new airport...

7 January 2013

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer to be the new CEO at airberlin

As of 7th January 2013, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, 56, will take over the post of Chief Executive...

4 January 2013

airberlin strengthens its sales operations

airberlin is enhancing its sales profile and reorganising its Sales Scheduled Services and Sales...

4 January 2013

More USA than ever: airberlin and American Airlines expand codeshare

airberlin is expanding the existing codeshare agreement with its oneworld® partner American...

3 January 2013

The new airberlin Business Class

Just before the start of the new year, the first Airbus A330 equipped with the new airberlin...

3 January 2013

Austin Reid strengthens Air Berlin PLC Board

Austin Reid will strengthen the Board of Directors of Air Berlin PLC with immediate effect as a...

December 2012

21 December 2012

More flights to Sylt next summer with airberlin

Next summer airberlin will once again provide a direct service for flight guests from various...

21 December 2012

airberlin strengthens capitol city hub: Daily flights from Berlin to Bucharest and Sofia starting 28th January

At its Berlin hub, airberlin is continuing the expansion of its Eastern European range and is...

21 December 2012

Gifts for airberlin guests

  On this last Friday before the holidays, many airberlin flight guests were delighted to...

20 December 2012

airberlin: Baltic Sea holidaymakers and cruise passengers can fly from Dusseldorf to Rostock-Laage starting in May 2013

From the beginning of May through to the end of September 2013, airberlin will offer a new...

20 December 2012

airberlin and Etihad Airways expand codeshare

Connecting flights to China and Japan with airberlin flight numbers available for booking...

18 December 2012

topbonus carve out to offer new customer and business opportunities, while improving 2012 financial results

topbonus to develop its full potential as independent company Cash inflow of 184 million...

18 December 2012

ALLIANCE DELIVERS MORE THAN 300,000 PASSENGERS AND €100 MILLION IN REVENUES IN FIRST YEAR

The year-old alliance between airberlin and Etihad Airways has allowed the carriers to deliver...

16 December 2012

airberlin refutes Spiegel article: no lack of fuel involved in landing on 21st September 2012

airberlin refutes the article ”Boeing von Air Berlin ging über Kreta der Sprit...

14 December 2012

airberlin connects Berlin and Madrid with daily non-stop flight

Inaugural flight takes off on 25th February 2013 Berlin hub offers seamless connection...

13 December 2012

“We are working above the clouds at Christmas”

Flying Home for Christmas – once again this year airberlin is flying thousands of flight...

11 December 2012

Mats Jacobsson becomes new Senior Vice President Distribution for airberlin

As per 1 January 2013 Mats Jacobsson (49) will assume the position of Senior Vice President...

11 December 2012

Last minute ideas for great Christmas gifts with airberlin

Not chosen any Christmas presents yet? There’s no need to panic – with...

6 December 2012

airberlin further increases capacity utilization

In November 2012, airberlin increased its capacity utilization to 76.94 percent, i.e. 2.7 percent...

4 December 2012

Christmas trees transported free of charge with airberlin

With airberlin no one needs to do without their Christmas tree: as in previous years, since 1st...

2 December 2012

airberlin countdown: inaugural Berlin-Chicago flight takes off in 111 days

Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel welcomes the first non-stop flight service to the German...

November 2012

30 November 2012

‘Twas the night before Christmas: airberlin XMas calendar starts

To make the time from now until Christmas just a bit more special for its guests, airberlin is...

26 November 2012

airberlin ‘Help & Fly’ fundraising event: Take a flight, have a party and help people

On 24th November 2012 an airberlin Airbus A330-300 took off from Dusseldorf for a fifteenth...

23 November 2012

Strategic expansion in Central Europe: airberlin opens new route and increases flight frequencies from Berlin to Poland

New: up to three flights a day Berlin – Warsaw from 23rd March 2013 Additional...

22 November 2012

Last Minute Topdeal: to New York for Christmas shopping

For its final Happy Hour of the year, airberlin has come up with something extra special for its...

21 November 2012

NIKI takes off with new livery in airberlin design

In the light of the current economic and political circumstances, airberlin and NIKI are...

16 November 2012

The "Flying home for Christmas" tour takes off in Munich

With the motto "Flying home for Christmas", the airberlin Christmas aircraft is taking...

15 November 2012

Dushi Curaçao: airberlin celebrates one year of non-stop service

For the past year airberlin has been providing a service between Dusseldorf, the regional capital...

15 November 2012

airberlin: New network strategy from summer 2013 inspired by efficiency drive

airberlin has strategically revised its route network for next summer. The timetable...

14 November 2012

airberlin increases third quarter profit

airberlin shows improved operating result of more than EUR 100 million; net income more than...

12 November 2012

Escape the winter blues

To brighten dark winter days for sun-worshippers, airberlin is offering a million additional...

6 November 2012

airberlin takes legal action against airport operator

Court to rule on claim for damages resulting from late opening of new BER airport CEO...

6 November 2012

airberlin again increases capacity utilization

In October 2012, airberlin increased its capacity utilization to 81.00 percent, i.e. an increase...

6 November 2012

airberlin is giving away a dream wedding in the Seychelles on 12.12.12

Many register offices are already fully booked six weeks before the last lucky repdigit wedding...

1 November 2012

airberlin celebrates 1,000,000 check-ins via its iPhone app

airberlin is delighted that a total of one million check-ins have now been made via its iPhone...

October 2012

29 October 2012

Malaysia Airlines to join oneworld on 1 February 2013

Malaysia Airlines will become a full member of oneworld® with effect from Friday 1 February...

29 October 2012

A return ticket to the North Pole, please!

On 27th April 2013 it will be that time of year again: the “Deutsche Polarflug”...

26 October 2012

Your Airline in the world of Web 2.0: at airberlin it’s the passengers who decide what’s on

airberlin passengers can now help compile the entertainment programme on long-haul flights at...

26 October 2012

Experience a bird’s eye view of Cologne’s New Year’s Eve firework display with airberlin

Once again this year, airberlin and the travel company DERPART are offering a very special climax...

25 October 2012

airberlin responds to requests from passengers: bargain tickets at Happy Hour

In response to numerous requests from their passengers, airberlin is now once again running a...

25 October 2012

airberlin strengthens its hub in the German capital

Largest number of flights on offer from Berlin and improved flight connections More...

16 October 2012

"Reaching more destinations together" - Shared airberlin and Etihad Airways campaign takes off

Today: Abu Dhabi. Tomorrow: the Seychelles, Sydney or Bangkok. The shared route network operated...

15 October 2012

airberlin technik: Tablet PCs make maintenance procedures more efficient

airberlin technik GmbH, the aviation technology service provider within the airberlin group, is...

8 October 2012

Experience winter in Europe with airberlin

On 9th October airberlin is offering city trips at especially attractive fares. Return flights...

8 October 2012

Qatar Airways to join oneworld alliance

Qatar Airways is to join oneworld®, adding one of the world’s fastest growing and most...

8 October 2012

airberlin embarks on new partnership with Air France-KLM

• Air France-KLM is airberlin's new codeshare partner • Six new destinations in France...

5 October 2012

airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in September

airberlin increased its capacity utilization in September 2012 to 85.45 percent, i.e. an increase...

4 October 2012

Travel agencies have the chance to win fantastic prizes with airberlin

Over the next three months it will be more worthwhile than ever before for travel agencies to...

2 October 2012

airberlin: from Berlin to Warsaw three times daily starting March 2013

airberlin is focused on the further expansion of the Polish market and will connect the two...

2 October 2012

airberlin USA special: attractively-priced Business Class with a high level of comfort

Whether its passengers want to go Christmas shopping in New York or prefer a beach holiday in...

2 October 2012

In summer 2013 fly with airberlin from Dusseldorf to Cagliari in Sardinia

airberlin is offering a new connection to Sardinia in summer 2013, operating three direct flights...

1 October 2012

airberlin: the right flavour high up in the skies

With the new winter schedule, airberlin is now offering a new selection of Sansibar Gourmet meals...

1 October 2012

airberlin: the right flavour high up in the skies

With the new winter schedule, airberlin is now offering a new selection of Sansibar Gourmet meals...

September 2012

27 September 2012

Film premiere: the new airberlin stadium commercial for Fortuna Dusseldorf

This Friday will mark the premiere of airberlin’s new stadium commercial for Fortuna...

26 September 2012

airberlin sponsors marathon runners in Berlin

Since 2011, Germany’s second largest carrier has been the official airline sponsor of the...

26 September 2012

Summer 2013: from Berlin to the rest of the world with airberlin

airberlin guests are looking forward to next year’s summer holiday now, as many summer 2013...

24 September 2012

Spanish boss Álvaro Middelmann retires from airberlin

On 1st January 2013 Álvaro Middelmann will retire from his position as Senior Vice...

20 September 2012

airberlin offers four new apprenticeships in 2013

With the additional apprenticeships which are on offer in the training year starting in 2013,...

19 September 2012

airberlin streamlines management structure

airberlin today unveiled several initiatives to strengthen its management structure and...

18 September 2012

airberlin announces new Area Manager for Eastern Europe

As of now, Mohammed Nasr (36) is assuming the role as Area Manager Eastern Europe for airberlin....

17 September 2012

airberlin presents sustainability measures

airberlin’s “Eco-Efficient Flying” programme makes it the number one...

17 September 2012

airberlin: new service for travel agencies

For travel agencies that want to make a rebooking, register special baggage or manage other...

14 September 2012

New partnership: airberlin and airBaltic start codeshare flights

airberlin is entering the Baltic region by offering nonstop flights to Riga with the new...

11 September 2012

airberlin: new environment and infrastructure department

Germany’s second largest airline has established a new department for environment and...

10 September 2012

airberlin offers frequent flyers maximum flexibilty

For business passengers flexibility is absolutely crucial when making travel plans. With its new...

7 September 2012

airberlin continues to offer its passengers the best service possible at Tegel Airport

"We are still looking forward to our new home base at BER and we are fully committed to the...

6 September 2012

airberlin records higher capacity utilization

airberlin increased its capacity utilization for the first eight months of the year to 79.25...

5 September 2012

Reduce travel costs with airberlin

airberlin is enjoying great success with its corporate program, business points, for small and...

4 September 2012

airberlin technik: 17 new trainees start their careers

On 3rd September 2012, a total of 17 new trainees started their first year of training with...

3 September 2012

airberlin: Susanna Sciacovelli takes on responsibility for more markets as Area Manager Southern Europe

Susanna Sciacovelli (41), who has been General Director for airberlin in Italy since July 2010,...

3 September 2012

Simon Cook becomes new UK and Ireland Sales Manager for airberlin

As the new Sales Manager for the UK, the Channel Islands and Ireland since 1st September 2012,...

3 September 2012

airberlin: Hotline at local rates

Guests who want to book their flight, find out about Check-in procedures or pre-order their...

August 2012

29 August 2012

airberlin and NIKI expand codeshare agreement with S7 Airlines

airberlin and NIKI are expanding their existing codeshare agreement with their Russian...

29 August 2012

airberlin Help & Fly charity flight

On 24th November 2012, for the 15th year in succession, airberlin is organising the charity event...

28 August 2012

airberlin: Beate Kassner strengthens tourism department

As per 1st November 2012 Beate Kassner will be strengthening the Sales Touristic department at...

28 August 2012

airberlin: new department Guest Experience strengthens the product

airberlin has restructured its “Guest Experience” department to deal with all aspects...

24 August 2012

airberlin Board stands firmly behind Hartmut Mehdorn

airberlin Chairman Dr. Hans-Joachim Körber today affirmed that airberlin's senior management...

23 August 2012

airberlin statement to an article published by manager magazin tomorrow regarding the future of the company:

These rumours are both scurrilous and irresponsible, and we refuse them entirely. These...

23 August 2012

USA Special: With airberlin to the land of unlimited opportunities

And the winner is... Miami. The facebook-fans of airberlin have voted the city in the south of...

22 August 2012

airberlin: Stella Warmuth becomes Area Manager Middle East, Asia Pacific & Africa

Stella Warmuth (34) has been appointed the new Area Manager Middle East, Asia Pacific &...

21 August 2012

Customised Mallorca: Adventure trips with BINOLI and airberlin

An analysis by Mallorca travel specialist BINOLI has shown that travellers, especially those with...

20 August 2012

airberlin welcomes its three millionth topbonus member

It was a great surprise for Dr. Albina Boyarkina from Sankt Petersburg: She is the three...

17 August 2012

airberlin-and-Finnair-expand-codeshare-cooperation

airberlin and its oneworld® partner Finnair are building on their current codeshare...

8 August 2012

airberlin continues to increase revenue

CEO Mehdorn: airberlin is on the right track Efficiency programme “Shape &...

7 August 2012

airberlin: Increased year-to-year capacity utilization

For the first seven months of 2012, airberlin was able to increase its capacity utilization by...

6 August 2012

airberlin: swap autumn for blue skies

The best remedy for those autumn blues is simply not to get them in the first place. With...

3 August 2012

airberlin – the Family-Friendly Airline

Next Sunday, 5th August 2012, airberlin’s popular bouncy castle will once again thrill...

3 August 2012

airberlin seeks the 50 biggest Fortuna fans

On 9th August airberlin and Fortuna Dusseldorf will film the new Bundesliga [German National...

2 August 2012

Topdeal Tickets for airberlin frequent flyers

Frequent flyers are excited: airberlin is once again offering Topdeal Tickets to members of its...

2 August 2012

airberlin modernises container fleet

First environmentally-friendly lightweight containers in operation Emission reduction of...

July 2012

30 July 2012

airberlin: Stefan Magiera to be New Vice President Corporate Sales for DACH Region

As of 1st August 2012, Stefan Magiera (37) will take up the position of Vice President Corporate...

25 July 2012

Essential Abu Dhabi: exclusive benefits for airberlin passengers

airberlin passengers can now enjoy a fantastic range of discounts at hotels, spas, golf courses...

24 July 2012

Gliding through the air even more efficiently with Sharklets

The airberlin group is having new fuel-saving wing tip devices fitted on all 14 of the Airbus...

11 July 2012

Further USA premieres for airberlin: inaugural flight from Berlin to Chicago

airberlin is continuing its expansion to the USA: from 23rd March 2013 the airline will start...

10 July 2012

App, App and away to Berlin: win a journey for you and five friends

airberlin and visitBerlin are launching a big competition on the new Facebook App...

10 July 2012

airberlin selects GEnx engines to power its Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Germany’s second largest airline airberlin has selected the GEnx-1B engine to power its...

9 July 2012

Extend the summer holidays with airberlin’s tickets at bargain fares

From 10th to 12th July 2012, airberlin is making a million additional tickets available at...

9 July 2012

Fly non-stop to Germany with airberlin

For anyone looking to escape from the heat, Germany is an attractive destination, with its...

6 July 2012

airberlin increases capacity utilization in the first half of the year

In June 2012, in the context of the "Shape & Size" efficiency-increasing program,...

6 July 2012

airberlin operating more long-haul flights for the start of the holidays in NRW

To mark the start of the summer holidays in North Rhine Westphalia next week, airberlin is...

3 July 2012

Summer promotion on topbonus in July and August

Until 31st August, all members of topbonus, the airberlin frequent flyer program, will collect...

2 July 2012

Passenger focus: airberlin’s comfort initiative on long-haul flights

In order to offer passengers the highest possible level of comfort and service, Germany’s...

June 2012

29 June 2012

An outstanding achievement: 100,000 Fans following airberlin on Facebook

airberlin is delighted to have over 100,000 fans on its Facebook Fan Page; the airline has more...

28 June 2012

airberlin focuses on Eastern Europe: Dimitar Dimitrov is Regional Manager for Bulgaria and Romania

airberlin is stepping up its presence in the Eastern European markets and has appointed Dimitar...

27 June 2012

airberlin and NIKI expand codeshare agreement with JAL

airberlin and NIKI are expanding their existing codeshare agreement with their oneworld®...

26 June 2012

airberlin calls for immediate implementation of responsible corrective measures

Mehdorn calls for abolition of aviation tax “The additional burden is costing...

25 June 2012

airberlin: Berlin-Tegel airport exceeds capacity limits

After the first weekend of the holidays, airberlin has drawn critical conclusions about the...

21 June 2012

airberlin provides a sweet start to the holidays at Berlin-Tegel

As numerous passengers from Berlin and Brandenburg set off on their summer holidays from...

19 June 2012

airberlin‘s holiday season 2012 takes off

This week the summer holidays are starting in the northern federal states and this signals the...

19 June 2012

airberlin magazine to be published monthly

As of 1st September 2012, the airberlin magazine will be published on a monthly basis. After...

11 June 2012

SriLankan Airlines to join oneworld alliance

Monday, 11 June 2012: SriLankan Airlines is to join oneworld®, adding one of Asia’s...

11 June 2012

airberlin: set off on holiday with our summer special offer

From 12th to 14th June 2012, airberlin is making a million additional tickets available at...

11 June 2012

Etihad Airways and airberlin team up on SME rewards

As part of their strategic partnership, airberlin and Etihad Airlines are now teaming up for...

7 June 2012

airberlin exceeds efficiency programme targets for first quarter

Mehdorn at the Annual General Meeting: “Shape & Size” targets for 2012...

6 June 2012

airberlin again increases capacity utilization and reduces capacity

In May 2012, airberlin again increased capacity utilization by 0.6 percentage points to 76.40...

6 June 2012

airberlin prediction sweepstakes game for football fans

In conjunction with the UEFA European Football Championship, football fans can participate in...

5 June 2012

Welcome to Germany: airberlin and Dusseldorf International Airport greet first Boeing 737-800 in oneworld livery

“D-ABME, welcome to Dusseldorf” - this was the greeting on Thursday, 24th May 2012,...

4 June 2012

Off to a great start: airberlin and Etihad Airways launch joint campaign

Today marks the start of the first large-scale partnership campaign launched by airberlin and...

1 June 2012

airberlin provides additional ground staff in Berlin

airberlin is reacting to the new challenges at Berlin-Tegel Airport by providing additional...

1 June 2012

Mehdorn urges the Senate to show flexibility

airberlin CEO Hartmut Mehdorn has appealed to the Berlin Senate to grant special authorisation...

May 2012

29 May 2012

Fly to Berlin for Madonna’s sold-out concert with airberlin and BINOLI

airberlin and city break specialists BINOLI are offering a premium package for Madonna’s...

22 May 2012

airberlin: New "YourFare" fare structure

Effective immediately, all bookings for airberlin flights departing from 1 July 2012 will be...

21 May 2012

airberlin doubles nonstop flights from Berlin to Israel

Starting today, airberlin offers even more flights from Berlin to Tel Aviv and thereby expands...

18 May 2012

airberlin: No sympathy for postponement of airport opening to next year

airberlin CEO Hartmut Mehdorn reacted with sharp criticism to the announcement that the ...

15 May 2012

A positive start to 2012 for airberlin

According to CEO Hartmut Mehdorn: Efficiency programme "Shape & Size" is...

12 May 2012

airberlin sticks to plans for growth in Berlin

airberlin is sticking to its plans for growth and will operate a summer schedule in Berlin which...

11 May 2012

Fly to Hollywood with airberlin: Berlin – Los Angeles three times a week

airberlin launches tenth nonstop connection to North America Hartmut Mehdorn opens...

10 May 2012

airberlin, Dusseldorf International Airport and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority celebrate the inaugural flight to Las Vegas

airberlin is focusing on the further expansion of Dusseldorf as a hub for North America ...

9 May 2012

airberlin to continue operating flights from Berlin-Tegel

Task Force investigates adapting BER flight schedule for Tegel Airport Bookings remain...

9 May 2012

airberlin: More flights to North America year-round from Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf – Las Vegas starts 10th May Winter flights to Los Angeles and more...

8 May 2012

airberlin criticises postponement of airport opening

airberlin has expressed great disappointment at the announcement that the opening of the airport...

7 May 2012

Handing over the keys at BER: maintenance hangar goes into operation

On Monday, at Berlin‘s new Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport, the largest new...

7 May 2012

Take off in delight with airberlin’s Mother’s Day Special

As an alternative to flowers, airberlin has come up with a novel gift idea just in time for...

7 May 2012

airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in April

In April 2012, airberlin was able to increase fleet capacity utilization to 78.0 percent, i.e....

4 May 2012

I like to go direct – I fly with airberlin

airberlin is embarking on the critical period leading up to the opening of the new Berlin...

4 May 2012

Ice cream treats and lots more on board airberlin flights

From May 2012, airberlin customers will be able to experience the ultimate in pleasure on their...

April 2012

27 April 2012

Happy Birthday, airberlin!

airberlin will be 33 years old on 28th April and is celebrating its birthday with a special...

25 April 2012

Easter 2013: Fly to Spain and Portugal with airberlin

For the Easter holiday period in 2013, airberlin has made numerous flights available for booking...

18 April 2012

Mehdorn: Ramsauer should not authorise ban on night flights at Cologne/Bonn

airberlin CEO Hartmut Mehdorn has strongly criticised the decision taken by the State ...

12 April 2012

airberlin taking football fans to the Champions League semi-final

Tickets are now available for the special flight which airberlin is operating for fans attending...

11 April 2012

Three letters that stand for even more innovation: airberlin backs the use of RNP procedure for takeoff and landing

airberlin is continuing to develop its role as a pioneer of cutting edge technology and is the...

5 April 2012

Relaunch of the airberlin technik website

With immediate effect, airberlin technik GmbH presents a revised Internet web site for...

5 April 2012

airberlin increases capacity utilization in March

In March 2012, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, again increased capacity...

3 April 2012

airberlin flies to Kaliningrad this summer

Starting 5th June 2012, airberlin will become the first German airline to offer flights from...

3 April 2012

airberlin: book a holiday with our Easter Special

Just before the Easter holiday weekend, airberlin is offering a million additional low cost...

3 April 2012

Fly to Australia with airberlin

airberlin is strengthening its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways and now offers...

2 April 2012

airberlin: three new executive positions in international markets

Paul Verhagen appointed Area Manager Spain & Portugal Titus Johnson appointed Vice...

March 2012

26 March 2012

airberlin operating special flight for fans attending the Europa League quarter final match in Bilbao

Tickets are now available for the special flight which airberlin is operating for fans attending...

20 March 2012

airberlin is to discontinue press discounts

For reasons of corporate governance, airberlin will be discontinuing press discounts on flights...

20 March 2012

Iberia Express to fly as affiliate member of oneworld

Iberia Express, the new short and medium haul airline being launched by IAG’s Iberia, will,...

20 March 2012

oneworld IT hub in the cloud smooths airberlin’s addition

Tuesday, 20 March 2012: oneworld®, the premier global airline alliance, has implemented a...

20 March 2012

New airberlin and oneworld advertising campaign

Tuesday, 20 March 2012: Today airberlin became a member of the global airline alliance...

20 March 2012

Double miles offer to frequent flyers as airberlin joins

Tuesday, 20 March 2012: A special double miles offer is being made to cardholders of all...

20 March 2012

airberlin is now part of oneworld

Germany’s second largest airline – and Europe’s sixth largest –...

16 March 2012

airberlin: Efficiency programme has desired effect

2011 balance sheet: turnover rose to 4.23 billion Euros, passenger numbers to 35.3 million ...

8 March 2012

airberlin banks on emerging markets in Eastern Europe

For airberlin, Eastern Europe represents one of the most important emerging markets....

8 March 2012

airberlin: New destinations in 2012

Including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Abu Dhabi, Budapest Flight frequency increases on 27...

8 March 2012

Launch of BER: airberlin flies to five long-haul destinations

With the launch of the new airport at Berlin Brandenburg (BER), airberlin will offer flights to...

8 March 2012

airberlin joining oneworld alliance on 20th March

On 20th March 2012 airberlin will become a full member of the leading global airline alliance...

8 March 2012

airberlin and Etihad Airways take off together

As part of the strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, airberlin is to significantly...

7 March 2012

airberlin expands frequent flyer program

To coincide with its forthcoming entry in the oneworld® global airline alliance on 20th...

7 March 2012

airberlin business points celebrates two years

Only two years after its market launch, airberlin’s business points program has...

7 March 2012

airberlin comfort service: new benefits for frequent flyers and business travellers

strategic partnership between airberlin and Etihad Airways airberlin becomes a full...

6 March 2012

airberlin on growth path in the social web

Passengers on airberlin, the airline with a heart, are also at the heart of communication in the...

6 March 2012

airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in February

In February 2012, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, again increased capacity...

1 March 2012

airberlin and aerodata embark on DAGI research project

airberlin and aerodata are starting to work together on the research project Datalink for Air...

February 2012

24 February 2012

Fuel efficiency: airberlin achieves new record

airberlin ended 2011 by setting a new record. Germany’s second largest airline managed to...

22 February 2012

Christoph Horak becomes Regional Manager Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia

With immediate effect Christoph Horak (39) will be in charge of sales for the airberlin group in...

17 February 2012

airberlin’s comfort initiative: Exclusive Waiting Area in Munich

As part of its comfort initiative, airberlin is now opening an Exclusive Waiting Area for...

14 February 2012

topbonus extends partnerships with other frequent flyer programs

airberlin guests can collect topbonus miles on all flights with oneworld® members Cathay...

13 February 2012

Irina Wedler is now Head of Sales Russia at airberlin

After its expansion in Poland, airberlin will broaden its sales activities in the Russian...

13 February 2012

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift from airberlin

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is celebrating Valentine’s Day by...

10 February 2012

airberlin starts using satellite-based precision landing system for regular flight operations

Following the German Federal Office for Air Traffic Control’s accreditation of the ground...

10 February 2012

airberlin voted “Airline of the Year” for fourth year running

1000 readers of Swiss travel magazine “ReiseBlick” have again voted airberlin as...

8 February 2012

Cooperation between Royal Jordanian and airberlin frequent flyer programs

Effective immediately, members of airberlin's topbonus frequent flyer program can earn miles on...

7 February 2012

Fly daily from Berlin and Düsseldorf to Abu Dhabi with airberlin

As part of its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, airberlin is significantly extending...

7 February 2012

airberlin improves capacity utilization in January

In the context of its efficiency-increasing program "Shape & Size" and for the...

6 February 2012

Valentine’s Day at airberlin

Germany’s second largest airline shows it is the airline with a heart – on...

3 February 2012

airberlin now flying daily to Budapest

Starting Monday, 6th February 2012, airberlin will fly once daily to the Hungarian capital. The...

3 February 2012

airberlin reports live from the ITB for the first time

From 7th to 11th March, airberlin will be at the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin....

2 February 2012

airberlin to be part of oneworld alliance from 20 March

airberlin will become a full member of oneworld® with effect from Tuesday 20 March 2012,...

1 February 2012

The last passenger flight from Berlin-Tegel with airberlin can be booked through airevents

On 2nd June 2012, a piece of aviation history will draw to a close. On that day at around...

January 2012

24 January 2012

Thomas Krainz is the new Senior Sales Manager MICE at airberlin

airberlin is developing a specialised product for the MICE segment and thereby extending the...

24 January 2012

The way is now clear for airberlin’s strategic partnership with Etihad Airways

Mehdorn: "The beginning of a successful collaboration" Connecting flights from...

23 January 2012

airberlin to carry the name Berlin Brandenburg Airport around the world

An airberlin aircraft with a very special design landed today at Berlin-Tegel Airport. The...

23 January 2012

airberlin launches its first campaign of the new year with tickets at bargain fares

airberlin is launching its first campaign of the new year with tickets on offer from €49...

20 January 2012

Now you can also earn topbonus miles on Malév flights

airberlin passengers can now also earn topbonus award miles on flights run by Hungarian codeshare...

19 January 2012

Dr. Martina Niemann to become Chief Human Resources Officer

airberlin is restructuring its human resources department: as of 15th February 2012 Dr. Martina...

17 January 2012

Ines Hoepffner – Vice President Non-Traditional Sales Channels at airberlin

Since 16th January 2012, Ines Hoepffner (35) will start work with airberlin as Vice President...

17 January 2012

Otto Gergye to become Senior Vice President Sales Scheduled Services at airberlin

From 6th February 2012, Otto Gergye (35) will become Senior Vice President Sales Scheduled...

13 January 2012

Take the Limousine to your airberlin flight: New service for Business Class passengers on flights to and from Abu Dhabi

Door to door by Limousine – as of 15 January 2012 passengers on flights to and from Abu...

13 January 2012

airberlin launches new cabins on long-haul flights

airberlin has launched the first of its long-haul fleet of A330-200s to have been equipped with...

12 January 2012

Etihad Airways and airberlin codeshare flight now on sale

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and airberlin, Europe’s...

11 January 2012

airberlin technik to maintain Etihad Airways aircraft in Düsseldorf

On the back of the recent launch of direct Etihad Airways flights from Abu Dhabi to...

10 January 2012

New enhanced service for airberlin frequent flyers: International press free to download as e-papers onto laptop, tablet PC or smartphone

airberlin is further extending its services for members of its topbonus frequent flyer program....

10 January 2012

airberlin: Record number of passengers in 2011

Despite an economically challenging environment, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline...

9 January 2012

Martin Klonowski is the new airberlin country manager for Poland

airberlin is further increasing its presence in eastern Europe and has appointed Martin...

6 January 2012

airberlin flying to Curaçao again in summer 2012

airberlin’s summer schedule for 2012 once again includes a flight to the Caribbean island...

3 January 2012

Pay with the airberlin Credit Card and collect status miles

airberlin is the first airline to allow the collection of status miles for every payment made...

December 2011

22 December 2011

More USA: airberlin flies non-stop from Düsseldorf to Las Vegas

airberlin is further expanding the flights it offers to North America and will fly non-stop from...

22 December 2011

airberlin is offering a special price on bookings to celebrate its new route to Abu Dhabi

On the occasion of its first flight from Berlin to Abu Dhabi on 15th January 2012,...

20 December 2011

Christian Lesjak joins NIKI management

As of 1st February 2012, Christian Lesjak (40) will be Managing Director of Austrian airline NIKI...

19 December 2011

airberlin Christmas Special on long-haul flights

airberlin Christmas Special on long-haul flights On 20th and 21st December, with its Christmas...

19 December 2011

Etihad Airways becomes bigegst single shareholder in airberlin

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has agreed to increase its...

13 December 2011

airberlin’s apprentice aviation administrator Katharina Pittack receives award

When Katharina Pittack, Passenger Services Supervisor, finished her training as an aviation...

12 December 2011

airberlin once again receives sustainability rating from oekom research AG

For the second time in a row, Germany’s second-largest airline has been awarded the...

8 December 2011

HolidayCheck is airberlin’s latest partner

airberlin‘s frequent flyer programme topbonus and the online travel service HolidayCheck...

7 December 2011

airberlin is closing stations in Dortmund and Erfurt from winter 2012/13

On 1st November 2012 airberlin will be closing its stations in Dortmund and Erfurt. This is the...

6 December 2011

airberlin: Capacity reduction improves capacity utilization rate

For the first eleven months of 2011, airberlin transported 2.1 percent more passengers than in...

5 December 2011

Winter travel with the Santa Special from airberlin

With the Santa Special from 6th December to 8th December 2011, airberlin is offering its...

November 2011

28 November 2011

airberlin technik provides servicing to Emirates A380 in Munich

With the first flight of the Emirates Airbus A380 from Dubai to Munich, airberlin technik expands...

24 November 2011

airberlins Santa Claus Tour 2011

On the first day of Advent airberlin is taking off into the Christmas period with an extensive...

23 November 2011

Grab your skis and get away with airberlin

It’s not just last minute travellers who can get to the popular ski resorts in Central...

22 November 2011

Cooperation between the frequent flyer programmes of airberlin and British Airways

airberlin passengers can now also collect topbonus miles on flights operated by codeshare partner...

18 November 2011

Rogier de Jager – new Area Manager for Benelux and France at airberlin

Rogier de Jager is joining airberlin as of 1st December 2011 in a newly created position of Area...

18 November 2011

airberlin: New Area Manager Eastern Europe

Stefan Magiera (36) will take up his appointment as Area Manager Eastern Europe on 1st January...

17 November 2011

Aviation tax puts a burden on Air Berlin PLC´s earnings

3rd quarter: Air Berlin PLC increases revenue to EUR 1.375 billion Capacity slightly...

14 November 2011

Flying home for Christmas with airberlin

This year airberlin is again offering its popular “Flying home for Christmas” special...

11 November 2011

Mehdorn demands immediate abolition of aviation tax

Hartmut Mehdorn, airberlin’s CEO, has demanded the immediate abolition of the aviation tax....

11 November 2011

airberlin elf casting

Germany’s second largest airline is continuing its search for the perfect Christmas elf...

8 November 2011

New record set at Düsseldorf Airport

On Tuesday airberlin and Düsseldorf International Airport welcomed the two millionth...

8 November 2011

Niki Lauda strengthens airberlin’s Board

The founder of Austrian airline NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH, Andreas Nikolaus (Niki) Lauda, has been...

7 November 2011

airberlin offers bargain flights this winter

airberlin is again offering its passengers fantastic deals by making 1,000,000 additional tickets...

7 November 2011

Approximately 31 million passengers flying airberlin

airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, transported a total of 31,021,323 passengers...

3 November 2011

Helmut Himmelreich takes over as new airberlin COO

Helmut Himmelreich is taking over as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Air Berlin PLC....

2 November 2011

airberlin and oneworld prepare for a shared future

airberlin’s preparations to join the oneworld® airline alliance move up a gear today...

1 November 2011

airberlin technik: Tobias Hundhausen appointed Senior Vice President Production as well as Accountable Manager

Tobias Hundhausen has been appointed as Senior Vice President Production of airberlin technik...

October 2011

31 October 2011

airberlin plans further growth in Berlin

At a press conference held at BER, airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, today...

30 October 2011

New at airberlin: Flights to Amman

In the near future, airberlin and oneworld® member Royal Jordanian will be working together...

28 October 2011

airberlin bond successfully placed

The order book for the airberlin PLC bond issued on Wednesday was closed today and the...

28 October 2011

Binoli offers Majorca Special: flight and hotel from 99 euros

From 28th October until 31st October inclusive, Binoli, airberlin’s holiday portal, is...

27 October 2011

Charter partnership: airberlin Turkey starts on 1st November 2011

Winter flight schedule includes flights to Antalya from up to 14 German cities Summer...

25 October 2011

airberlin optimizes Airbus and Boeing order book

In light of the current market environment and the ensuing changes in demand for new aircraft,...

24 October 2011

airberlin celebrates 1 Year Berlin-Dubai with a Business Class Special

On 25th October 2011, airberlin celebrates the first anniversary of the Berlin-Dubai route. For...

20 October 2011

airberlin's weekend special, a passenger's dream come true

High availability of bargain-priced flights for Europe-wide weekend trips Service and quality are...

19 October 2011

airberlin expands its Eastern European network

airberlin and NIKI offer synchronized flights to South Eastern Europe Significant growth...

18 October 2011

Fly airberlin nonstop from Berlin to Los Angeles

Now daily to New York New from Berlin to Gdansk, more flights to Krakow airberlin is...

11 October 2011

airberlin in Majorca receives award from “Capital”

airberlin received an award from “Capital”, the Spanish magazine, for its services to...

10 October 2011

Great deals on airberlin flights this winter

airberlin is again offering 1,000,000 additional tickets at bargain fares from 11th to 13th...

7 October 2011

airberlin and Malév launch codeshare operation

airberlin and the Hungarian airline Malév will in future be offering their customers...

6 October 2011

New at airberlin: Collecting miles on American Airlines flights

airberlin passengers can now also collect miles on flights operated by codeshare partner American...

6 October 2011

airberlin: More passengers in September

In September 2011, airberlin welcomed 3,683,519 passengers on board, i.e. about 1 percent more...

4 October 2011

airberlin receives award from Fuerteventura Tourist Office

The Fuerteventura Tourist Office has conferred an award on airberlin for special services to...

September 2011

30 September 2011

airberlin: Eating chocolates for a good cause

airberlin is again selling its popular chocolate hearts in 2011 in an elegant, golden...

30 September 2011

airberlin and Meridiana fly start codeshare flights

In the future airberlin and the Italian airline Meridiana fly will be offering flights from Italy...

30 September 2011

airberlin takes off: 50,000 Facebook users get on board with airberlin

airberlin has had a Facebook presence since March 2009. Now the 50,000th user has given the...

29 September 2011

Autumn half-term holidays with airberlin

This coming weekend airberlin will be taking off for the autumn half-term holidays with five of...

21 September 2011

airberlin strives to improve earnings by EUR 200 million

With "Shape and Size", airberlin's Board has launched a comprehensive program to...

20 September 2011

airberlin flightschool offers information about pilot training

Since 2009 the airberlin flightschool, in cooperation with TFC Käufer, has been the first...

9 September 2011

follow me entertainment: Joint take-off for airberlin and kick-media

Berlin/Cologne, 9th September 2010 – Air Berlin PLC und kick-media ag are taking off...

7 September 2011

airberlin is awarded the ÖkoGlobe 2011

airberlin is the first airline to have been awarded the ÖkoGlobe 2011. The environmental...

6 September 2011

32 apprentices start their training course at airberlin technik

On 1st September 2011 32 new trainees began their working life at airberlin technik GmbH. With a...

6 September 2011

airberlin increases number of passengers and improves capacity utilization in August

In August 2011, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, transported 3,759,405...

5 September 2011

Fly airberlin to snow or sea

For flights to the snow or to grab the last rays of sunshine by the sea this winter: airberlin,...

1 September 2011

airberlin: First flights for summer 2012 now available for booking

The majority of short-haul and medium-haul flights in airberlin's summer timetable are now...

1 September 2011

airberlin and Pegasus embark on codeshare agreement

airberlin and Pegasus, Turkey’s second largest airline, have concluded a codeshare...

August 2011

31 August 2011

Susanne Höhenberger appointed Vice President Sales for the DACH region

airberlin is placing both Corporate and National Sales in the hands of one person. From 1st...

29 August 2011

Marcus Puffer - new Manager of Loyalty & Partnerships at airberlin

Marcus Puffer, 38, has been appointed as the new Manager of airberlin's Loyalty &...

29 August 2011

airberlin and American Airlines expand codeshare agreement to include Canada

airberlin and American Airlines have added two Canadian destinations to their cooperation...

26 August 2011

airberlin strengthens business flight connections at its hubs

airberlin's summer flight schedule 2012 will offer more business flight connections on key...

24 August 2011

airberlin simplifies baggage regulations

Increased free baggage allowance in all classes / New rebooking charges from 1st September 2011 ...

24 August 2011

Martin Biesel appointed new Political Representative at airberlin

Martin Biesel, 48, former Secretary of State at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been...

18 August 2011

Board of Air Berlin PLC accepts resignation of Joachim Hunold

Mr. Joachim Hunold's offer to step down as the company's CEO as per 1 September 2011 was accepted...

18 August 2011

Joachim Hunold offers his resignation as CEO

This morning, Joachim Hunold, airberlin's CEO, announced that he intends to offer the Board of...

18 August 2011

airberlin announces far-reaching measures

Aviation tax hampers return to profitability – Hunold criticizes distortion of...

16 August 2011

airberlin offers fast and low-cost travel to ski holiday destinations

Anyone planning their winter holidays with airberlin or NIKI can enjoy the fact that once again...

12 August 2011

Explore Rome with airberlin and Binoli

airberlin passengers can now order the OMNIA Vatican & Rome Card when booking their flight...

11 August 2011

Deutsche Polarflug and airberlin: First flight to the North Pole from Berlin

Deutsche Polarflug and airberlin are organising the first round trip from Berlin-Tegel airport to...

11 August 2011

airberlin will be operating a direct service between Stuttgart and Arvidsjaur from November

With the start of this year’s winter timetable, airberlin will be offering a nonstop...

10 August 2011

airberlin and S7 extend their codeshare arrangements

airberlin and the Russian airline S7 have extended their codeshare agreement and now operate 47...

10 August 2011

More eco-efficiency: airberlin is getting Boeing Next-Generation 737 with new engine

As of today the first Boeing 737-800 with the new engine type CFM56-7BE has been added to the...

8 August 2011

airberlin offers great deals on autumn flights

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is again offering 1,000,000 additional tickets...

5 August 2011

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in July

In July 2011, airberlin welcomed 3,809,401 guests on board, i.e. 2.9 percent more than in the...

July 2011

22 July 2011

Start of the summer holidays in Düsseldorf: airberlin offers extensive choice of flights

This weekend is when schools break up in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. airberlin is...

21 July 2011

airberlin and American Airlines further expand codeshare agreement

airberlin and American Airlines have expanded their codeshare relationship to include selected...

19 July 2011

Paul Gregorowitsch strengthens airberlin’s Executive Board

airberlin’s Board has appointed the President and CEO of the Dutch airline Martinair, Paul...

14 July 2011

9,000 flight connections per week: Transit connections at airberlin's Berlin hub hit new record high

One year prior to the opening of the new Berlin airport, Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt (BER),...

12 July 2011

airberlin: Off on vacation with the 'Summer Special'

On 13th and 14th July 2011, you will be able to purchase low-cost return tickets on many domestic...

8 July 2011

airberlin and Iberia start co-operation agreement

In future, airberlin and Iberia are offering selected flights under joint flight numbers. The...

6 July 2011

airberlin offers attractive trainee programme

The airberlin group is expanding its junior management scheme and is therefore offering...

6 July 2011

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in June

In June 2011, the number of passengers flying airberlin increased by 4.0 percent to 3,471,923...

4 July 2011

airberlin to offer low-priced holiday flights for quick bookers

As midsummer begins, airberlin is to make available one million low-priced tickets. Flights will...

June 2011

30 June 2011

airberlin to fly to Curaçao from November

airberlin is to add the Caribbean island of Curaçao to its flight plan for the coming...

25 June 2011

airberlin, Boeing and Berlin Airports welcome first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Germany

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner made its first landing in Germany on Saturday, 25th June 2011 at 9am,...

21 June 2011

airberlin: 100,000 additional low-priced tickets to Italy

airberlin is making 100,000 additional tickets from various departure airports in Germany to all...

20 June 2011

airberlin and American Airlines expand codeshare agreement

airberlin and American Airlines have expanded their codeshare relationship to include...

18 June 2011

airberlin takes off for the first time from Berlin-Tegel to Rønne

airberlin flew from Berlin-Tegel to the holiday isle of Bornholm for the first time today. The...

16 June 2011

airberlin: German premiere of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

To celebrate the German premiere of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, airberlin will be hosting an...

15 June 2011

airberlin and British Airways: codeshare agreement from July

airberlin and British Airways have reached a codeshare agreement covering selected flights within...

7 June 2011

airberlin expands codeshare agreement with oneworld partners

airberlin's CEO Joachim Hunold stated that becoming a member of the global airline alliance...

6 June 2011

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in May

In May 2011, airberlin welcomed 3,300,658 passengers on board, i.e. 3.9 percent more than in the...

1 June 2011

airberlin takes off for the first time from Berlin-Tegel to Linz

airberlin started its new route from Berlin-Tegel to Linz today. The non-stop flight will be...

May 2011

26 May 2011

Straight across Europe with the "airberlin city tour pass"

The "airberlin city tour pass" takes travellers between 18 and 27 years of age straight...

25 May 2011

airberlin: Aviation safety authorities lift airspace restrictions

Based on the data currently available, the aviation safety authorities have decided to reopen...

24 May 2011

airberlin starts flying to Costa Rica as of November 2011

airberlin starts flying to Costa Rica in Central America every 14 days as of November 2011. An...

24 May 2011

airberlin celebrates environmental milestone: 10 years of winglets

airberlin is celebrating a special anniversary on May 25th: Ten years ago, on May 25th 2001,...

18 May 2011

airberlin launches new flights to Tivat

airberlin is today launching a new route, connecting Nuremberg and Tivat in the eastern Adriatic...

18 May 2011

airberlin increases revenue to EUR 751.6 million

First quarter 2011 burdened by unrest in Northern Africa, the air transportation tax, the...

16 May 2011

airberlin: Book 1,000,000 cheap flights for a period of three days

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is making one million cheap tickets available...

16 May 2011

airberlin: 290,000 extra seats on flights to the Canary Islands

airberlin, Germany's second largest airline, is once again increasing the number of flights it...

5 May 2011

airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in April

In April 2011, airberlin transported a total of 2,778,784 passengers, i.e. an increase of 22.5...

2 May 2011

airberlin: Free Limousine Service for Business Class Passengers in Dubai

Effective immediately, Germany’s second largest airline is offering its Business Class...

1 May 2011

airberlin: Festive Launch of Maiden Flight from Berlin to New York

As of today, airberlin connects the two metropolises, Berlin and New York, with a non-stop...

April 2011

29 April 2011

airberlin: business points on new business travel routes

With the beginning of the summer flight schedule on 1 May 2011, members of the Corporate...

28 April 2011

airberlin: new service from Zurich to Skopje

Germany's second largest airline continues to expand its presence in Eastern Europe. From 30...

26 April 2011

Exclusive parking for airberlin passengers at Munich Airport

Germany's second largest airline opened an exclusive parking area at Munich Airport on Wednesday...

13 April 2011

airberlin focuses increasingly on Düsseldorf

airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline, is preparing intensively for its membership in the...

12 April 2011

airberlin: Wolfgang Grimus appointed new Head of Route Planning and Development

Wolfgang Grimus, 45, joins airberlin as the company's new Head of Network Planning and...

12 April 2011

airberlin bond offering closed due to over-subscription

Due to the high demand, only one day after issuing a new 8.25 % bond, Air Berlin PLC will end the...

12 April 2011

airberlin announces extensive schedule of flights to Croatia

airberlin will be launching a comprehensive range of flights to Croatia this year. Germany's...

11 April 2011

Barbara Cassani and Saad Hammad strengthen airberlin’s Board

Barbara Cassani, 50, and Saad Hammad, 48, are joining the Board of Air Berlin PLC as new...

11 April 2011

airberlin: Additional connection to Phuket

Germany's second largest airline is expanding its flights between Berlin-Tegel and Phuket from 1...

6 April 2011

airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in March

In March 2011, airberlin welcomed 2,594,556 passengers on board, i.e. slightly less (-0.2...

March 2011

31 March 2011

airberlin: Successful LTU Integration

On 1 April, 2011, airberlin will completely integrate LTU International Airways, which was...

24 March 2011

airberlin: Significant strategic decisions in 2010

In the current and in the coming year, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, will...

23 March 2011

airberlin and GE Capital Aviation Services agree to a Package Deal for 12 Aircraft

GE Capital Aviation Services and airberlin announced an agreement for the financing of 12 new...

21 March 2011

airberlin, Germania, Harder & Partner and Berlin Airports celebrate laying of foundation stone for first maintenance hangar at BBI

Today the foundation stone for the new airberlin and Germania maintenance hangar at BBI Airport...

17 March 2011

Over 80 destinations nonstop from Düsseldorf

airberlin will station seventh long-range plane in the summer Verona, Florence, Rijeka...

16 March 2011

The mobile stadium in Düsseldorf is to be named after airberlin

As of today, the mobile stadium of the city of Düsseldorf will bear the name airberlin...

16 March 2011

airberlin wins Brand Award 2011

The marketing magazine "absatzwirtschaft" and the Germany Marketing Association (DMV)...

15 March 2011

airberlin and the City of Rome sign joint venture contract

At the International Tourism Exchange (ITB) in Berlin Joachim Hunold, CEO airberlin, and the...

15 March 2011

airberlin enters joint venture with Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi

Joachim Hunold, CEO airberlin, and Father Caesar Atuire, Priest and Chief Executive Officer of...

11 March 2011

First ever Boeing 737-700 with Sky Interior delivered to airberlin

On 8 March 2011, airberlin took delivery of the first ever Boeing B737-700 with the new Sky...

9 March 2011

airberlin: Upgrade on long-distance routes

More comfortable seats and modern, high-tech in-flight entertainment airberlin will further...

9 March 2011

e-Services making life easier for airberlin passengers

iPhone app, Web Check-in and mobile website Since its launch at the start of 2011, downloads of...

9 March 2011

airberlin: New advantages for topbonus Silver and Gold customers

airberlin is now offering frequent flyers even more advantages. topbonus Silver and Gold Card...

9 March 2011

ITB 2011: airberlin is the ‘No. 1 choice for worldwide flying’

At this year’s ITB, everything is taking place under the motto ‘airberlin: the no. 1...

9 March 2011

airberlin with extended flight offer and comfort initiative

Passengers will benefit from codeshare connections with future oneworld® partners ...

9 March 2011

New range of flights from airberlin partnerships

Germany’s second largest airline is strengthening its partnerships with American Airlines,...

9 March 2011

Anniversary: airberlin celebrates 10 years of winglets

Climate-neutral growth from 2020 – that's just one of the targets airberlin has set itself...

8 March 2011

airberlin opens exclusive waiting area at Berlin-Tegel airport

From today, airberlin is offering its status customers an exclusive waiting area in Terminal C of...

8 March 2011

airberlin: Five days of flights at bargain prices

Germany's second largest airline is making 1,000,000 tickets available at a bargain price from...

7 March 2011

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in February

In February 2011, airberlin transported a total of 2,132,057 passengers, i.e. an increase of 1.0...

5 March 2011

airberlin to begin more flights to Dubai

airberlin is increasing the number of flights to Dubai from Berlin-Tegel, starting with its...

February 2011

28 February 2011

airberlin offers “Summer Special” to Europe

Due to high customer demand airberlin has extended its successful “TITF Special”...

25 February 2011

Maiden flight takes off from Berlin-Tegel to Basel

On Thursday, airberlin started a new, non-stop connection from Berlin-Tegel to Basel. Attended...

23 February 2011

airberlin: first Central European airline to launch Thai language website

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, has launched its full content website in thai...

18 February 2011

airberlin provides a positive signal for tourism in Egypt

On 27th February 2011, a joint special flight operated by airberlin and the tour operators Rewe,...

18 February 2011

airberlin connects Linz to its Berlin hub

Germany's second-largest airline, airberlin is commencing flights with effect from 1 June 2011 to...

10 February 2011

airberlin: the number one choice for lovers

From 11 to 14 February, Germany’s second largest airline airberlin is offering travellers...

7 February 2011

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in January

n January 2011, airberlin welcomed 2,145,188 passengers on board, i.e. 5.7 percent more than in...

1 February 2011

airberlin: long-haul flights can be booked for the winter 2011/12

Germany’s second largest airline is offering non-stop flights from Berlin Tegel to John F....

January 2011

27 January 2011

airberlin: Additional connections from Saarbruecken

For summer 2011, Germany's second largest airline is increasing the number of flights running to...

26 January 2011

airberlin and Volito Aviation have signed a sale-and-leaseback contract for three aircraft

Volito Aviation Services (“Volito Aviation”), on behalf of VGS Aircraft Holding...

20 January 2011

airberlin: winter 2011/12 clear for take-off

airberlin, the second largest German airline, has opened the winter timetable 2011/12 for...

14 January 2011

airberlin to expand Executive Board

In view of the airline’s full membership of oneworld that is planned for the start of 2012,...

11 January 2011

33.6 million passengers in 2010: a new record for airberlin

In 2010, a total of 33,593,010 passengers traveled on airberlin's flight route network (including...

4 January 2011

airberlin expands its services to Russia

airberlin is increasing the number of flights it operates between Berlin and Saint Petersburg for...

December 2010

25 December 2010

Air Berlin PLC and ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. signed a Package Deal for 18 Aircraft

The first Chinese financial leasing company established by a commercial bank - ICBC Financial...

13 December 2010

airberlin’s prizewinning service awarded certificate by TÜV Rheinland

This is the first time that TÜV Rheinland has awarded a TÜV "Service Quality...

November 2010

25 November 2010

airberlin names new head of corporate communications

Uwe Berlinghoff, 54, will become airberlin’s Director Corporate Communications and thus the...

18 November 2010

airberlin books solid results

airberlin reached an operating profit (EBIT) of EUR 171.7 million for the third quarter of 2010;...

16 November 2010

airberlin: London Gatwick added as destination from February

Gatwick will soon be airberlin’s second airport in London after Stansted. From 7th February...

11 November 2010

airberlin extends codeshare arrangements with Bangkok Airways

airberlin and Bangkok Airways are strengthening their cooperation with immediate effect. In...

10 November 2010

airberlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization

In November 2010, 2,508,821 passengers traveled with airberlin, i.e. an increase of 8.4 percent...

8 November 2010

airberlin: More passengers and higher capacity utilization in October

In October 2010, airberlin welcomed 3,490,259 passengers on board, i.e. an increase of 7.6...

4 November 2010

airberlin’s inaugural flight from Berlin to Dubai

On Wednesday evening Joachim Hunold, CEO airberlin, together with Prof. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, Chief...

3 November 2010

airberlin: kosher meals on all Israel flights

airberlin now offers kosher food on all flights to and from Israel. Instead of a sand-wich,...

1 November 2010

airberlin inaugural flight from Berlin to Miami

From today airberlin will be connecting the German capital and Miami. Matthias von Randow,...

October 2010

31 October 2010

New: airberlin flies to Casablanca

From May 2011 airberlin will be offering two non-stop services a week from Cologne to Casablanca....

27 October 2010

airberlin: New General Manager Middle East

As General Manager Middle East, Stefan Magiera (35) will be running airber-lin’s activities...

27 October 2010

airberlin: Dubai now also in summer

On 3 November 2010, airberlin will for the first time fly from Berlin to Dubai. Joachim Hunold,...

25 October 2010

airberlin sells additional bargain tickets

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is making additional bargain tickets available...

21 October 2010

airberlin: Direct flights from Berlin to Sardinia in the summer

airberlin is expanding its route network from Berlin and in summer 2011 the airline will be...

21 October 2010

airberlin: Direct flights now from EuroAirport to Enfidha and Malta

When the summer timetable for 2011 comes into operation, airberlin will be expanding its route...

14 October 2010

New for summer 2011 airberlin starts first non-stop service to Guernsey

From summer 2011 onwards, airberlin will be operating a new service from Düsseldorf and...

13 October 2010

airberlin: Direct flights now available from Berlin to Basel

airberlin is starting a new direct service to Switzerland. From 24th February 2011 the...

11 October 2010

airberlin sells Autumn Special tickets

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is making additional bargain tickets available...

11 October 2010

Change of Chairman of the Board at Air Berlin

The entrepreneur from Bonn, Johannes Zurnieden, owner of Phoenix Reisen GmbH, was a partner in...

11 October 2010

Christian Lesjak joins airberlin

Christian Lesjak (38) will take up his post as Executive Vice President Sales Scheduled Services...

8 October 2010

airberlin group: Now from Zurich to Brindisi and more flights to New York

The airberlin group has added another airport to the destinations it serves from Zurich: Brindisi...

8 October 2010

airberlin wins Danish Travel Award once again

airberlin has won the Danish Travel Award 2010 in the category of "Best Low Cost...

8 October 2010

"Putting your heart into doing good" – with airberlin chocolate hearts

The red chocolate heart is one of airberlin’s trademarks and is traditionally handed out to...

7 October 2010

airberlin CEO receives prize in Mallorca

On Wednesday in Mallorca, airberlin chief executive Joachim Hunold received a gold medal from the...

7 October 2010

airberlin: More passengers in September

In September 2010, airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, welcomed 3,652,087...

4 October 2010

airberlin and Macquarie AirFinance sign "Sale-and-Lease-Back" agreement for two aircraft

Macquarie AirFinance, a global aircraft leasing company based in Dublin, Ireland, announced that...

September 2010

23 September 2010

New service starting this winter: airberlin offers non-stop flights from Düsseldorf to Iraq

From 6th November 2010 airberlin will be operating one non-stop flight a week from...

22 September 2010

airberlin flies non-stop from Berlin to New York

New service in preparation of BBI and oneworld® A total of eleven non-stop...

20 September 2010

Hans-Christoph Noack is leaving airberlin

Hans-Christoph Noack and airberlin have reached an amicable agreement under which the Director...

8 September 2010

airberlin levies air travel tax

In order to provide passengers, tour operators and sales partners with planning security,...

7 September 2010

Air Berlin: More passengers in August

In August 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, transported 3,726,913...

6 September 2010

Air Berlin validates noise abatement approaches

Air Berlin, the second largest German airline, is validating new noise abate-ment approach...

3 September 2010

Service with a smile above the clouds: Air Berlin is looking for flight attendants

Germany’s second largest airline is again taking on more cabin crew. The Air Berlin Group...

1 September 2010

Air Berlin: Flights for summer 2011 now available for booking

Travellers can now start making firm plans for their next summer holiday: Air Berlin flights to...

August 2010

31 August 2010

Air Berlin: Settlement reached in negotiations on framework agreement for cockpit staff

Management teams at Air Berlin and LTU have reached a successful framework agreement with VC, the...

26 August 2010

Air Berlin records an EBIT of minus EUR 28.2 million for the second quarter

Air Berlin PLC's consolidated sales for the second quarter of 2010 decreased to EUR 877 million...

25 August 2010

Air Berlin particulars: Jan Anderstedt appointed new sales manager for the north

Jan Anderstedt will be representing Air Berlin with immediate effect as Area Manager Nordic...

18 August 2010

Air Berlin with new GSA for Dubai

Oasis Travels LLc has been nominated Passenger General Sales Agent for the Air Berlin Goup for...

13 August 2010

Air Berlin: Ski equipment carried free of charge

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, and its Austria partner NIKI are offering...

6 August 2010

Air Berlin: New routes for winter

This winter is the first time that Europe’s fifth largest airline will be flying to Bari...

5 August 2010

Air Berlin: Increased number of passengers in July

In July 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, welcomed 3,700,971 passengers...

July 2010

29 July 2010

Air Berlin Group announces first non-stop service between Zurich and Alicante starting this winter

The Air Berlin Group is increasing its services from Zurich airport in time for the winter season...

27 July 2010

Air Berlin to join oneworld alliance

Tuesday, 27 July 2010: Air Berlin is to join oneworld®, adding Europe’s fifth largest...

27 July 2010

Air Berlin concludes codeshare agreements with American Airlines and Finnair after joining oneworld

On Tuesday, July 27th 2010, Air Berlin, the second largest airline in Germany and the fifth...

23 July 2010

Air Berlin: New General Director Air Berlin Italy

On 1st July 2010 Susanna Sciacovelli took up the newly created post of General Director Air...

19 July 2010

Air Berlin and Air Lease Corporation sign a sale and lease-back agreement for five aircraft

The newly founded leasing company Air Lease Corporation, a company led by Steven F. Udvar-Hazy,...

7 July 2010

Air Berlin: More passengers in June

In June 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, welcomed 3,022,294 passengers...

5 July 2010

Air Berlin increases its participation in NIKI from 24 to 49.9 percent

Air Berlin PLC announces an increase of its participation in NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH. Following the...

June 2010

28 June 2010

New: Fly Air Berlin to Swedish Lapland

The second largest German airline is offering a new snow destination this winter: Arvidsjaur in...

21 June 2010

Air Berlin: New Deputy Director of Corporate Communications

Yasmin Born today took over the newly created position of Deputy Director of Corporate...

21 June 2010

Thomas Ney new Divisional Manager at Air Berlin

Effective as of 1 June 2010, Thomas Ney took over the newly created position of Divisional...

15 June 2010

Air Berlin Concert – "Encounters" in Israel

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is staging a very special kind of open-air...

10 June 2010

Air Berlin holds fast to operating result for 2010

The annual general meeting of Air Berlin, the second largest German airline, was held in London...

10 June 2010

Air Berlin now also available for the iPhone

The second largest German airline now has its own app that also allows passengers to discover Air...

8 June 2010

Air Berlin celebrates its 50th Airbus

Today the second largest German airline took delivery of its 50th Airbus. Airbus President and...

7 June 2010

Air Berlin increased number of passengers in May

In May 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, welcomed 2,905,322 passengers...

May 2010

21 May 2010

Air Berlin again wins World Airline Award

On 20th May 2010 Air Berlin, the second largest German airline, won the "World Airline...

19 May 2010

Air Berlin reduces loss in the first quarter

In the first quarter of 2010, Air Berlin was able to increase the number of passengers welcomed...

18 May 2010

Air Berlin strengthens its presence in the Swiss market with an enhanced service to Italy

 Five new Italian destinations in summer 2010  Up to 20 services a week...

12 May 2010

Air Berlin launches new San Francisco service in summer

Today Air Berlin launched its inaugural flight from Düsseldorf to San Francisco, operated by...

12 May 2010

Air Berlin: ad-hoc flights to the Champions League Final

On 22nd May 2010 FC Bayern Munich and FC International Milan will meet in the final of the UEFA...

6 May 2010

Dubai, Miami, Mombasa: Three new long-haul routes from Berlin

From the winter timetable onwards, Air Berlin will be offering three new long-haul routes from...

6 May 2010

Air Berlin: Temporary flight ban leaves its mark

The volcanic outbreak in Iceland, which resulted in a temporary flight ban, has left its mark on...

5 May 2010

Air Berlin is the new "Kiez King" at FC St. Pauli

For the next two years Air Berlin will be FC St. Pauli’s "Exclusive Airline...

3 May 2010

Air Berlin: topbonus frequent flyer programme comes out on top in worldwide comparison

topbonus, Air Berlin’s frequent flyer programme, is among the world’s leading loyalty...

April 2010

22 April 2010

MCAP to lease three new Boeing 737-800 to Air Berlin

MC Aviation Partners (MCAP) announced today that MCAP and Air Berlin have signed a purchase and...

21 April 2010

Air Berlin resumes normal flight operations

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, will be resuming normal flight operations in...

19 April 2010

Air Berlin also resumes German domestic flight operations

Earlier today Air Berlin resumed limited long-haul and medium-haul flight operations and is now...

19 April 2010

Air Berlin resumes first long-haul flights

Earlier today Air Berlin resumed limited flight operations and is now carrying out the first...

19 April 2010

Air Berlin resumes limited flight operations

DFS (Deutsche Flugsicherung) and LBA (German Federal Aviation Office) have decided that...

18 April 2010

Air Berlin offers to carry out test flights and demands crisis management centre to be set up by the German Federal Ministry of Transport

As a result of the volcanic eruption in Iceland and the volcanic ash that this has released into...

18 April 2010

Air Berlin: Flights cancelled due to airspace closure until 2 p.m. on Monday

As a result of the volcanic eruption in Iceland and the volcanic ash that this has released into...

17 April 2010

Air Berlin: Further Flight cancellations because of air space closure

As a result of the volcanic eruption in Iceland and the volcanic ash that this has released into...

17 April 2010

Air Berlin: Flights cancelled because of air space closure

As a result of the volcanic eruption in Iceland and the volcanic ash that this has released into...

16 April 2010

Report on air traffic problems

The aviation safety authorities have closed many airports and airspace in Central and Eastern...

14 April 2010

Air Berlin has further expanded its services to Israel

Air Berlin, the second largest airline in Germany and fifth largest in Europe, has considerably...

12 April 2010

Air Berlin ‘Summer Special’ from £29 one way

Germany’s second largest airline is launching a flash sale on its summer fares with tickets...

9 April 2010

Air Berlin is increasing the frequency of flights to Russia this summer and expanding its codeshare arrangements with S7 Airlines

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is further expanding its services between the...

9 April 2010

Air Berlin: Long-haul winter flights now available for booking

Air Berlin long-haul winter flights 2010/2011 to destinations in the USA, Africa and Asia are now...

8 April 2010

Air Berlin winter timetable: Tickets to the Maldives, the USA and Thailand now available for booking

Air Berlin flights to long-haul destinations in winter 2010/2011 are now available for booking....

8 April 2010

NIKI and Air Berlin – two strong partners for Italy

Even more services from Austria to Italy "Appassionante" – three...

7 April 2010

Air Berlin: More passengers and increased revenue in March

In March 2010 - just like in the previous month - Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline...

March 2010

30 March 2010

Air Berlin and the Berlin Foxes – two strong partners for Berlin

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is the official Premium Partner and sponsor...

29 March 2010

Air Berlin is continuing to grow in Nuremberg

The second largest German airline is further increasing its services from and to Nuremberg in...

25 March 2010

Air Berlin improves performance in 2009 and strengthens market position

Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, successfully ended the 2009 financial year....

25 March 2010

Jackson Square Aviation and Air Berlin agree on transaction for eight aircraft

Jackson Square Aviation, LLC ("Jackson Square") and Air Berlin are to sign a deal for...

25 March 2010

Lionhart buys four used A320 aircraft from Air Berlin

The Canada-based company Lionhart Aviation Limited (Lionhart) has announced the purchase of four...

24 March 2010

Air Berlin: Book winter flights from Zurich to the Canaries now

Air Berlin flights to the Canary Islands in winter 2010/2011 are available for booking now....

24 March 2010

Air Berlin flies football fans to Manchester

The match between Manchester United and FC Bayern Munich has been scheduled for 7th April 2010....

23 March 2010

Marco Ciomperlik appointed CFO at Air Berlin Technik

Retrospectively, with effect from 1st March 2010, Marco Ciomperlik has taken over as Chief...

19 March 2010

Air Berlin gains "European Counsel Award"

Air Berlin, Germany's second largest airline, has received the "European Counsel Award...

18 March 2010

Air Berlin is expanding its limousine service in Thailand

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is intensifying the cooperation arrangements...

16 March 2010

Air Berlin streamlines Boeing order book

Germany’s second-largest airline company has agreed with the airplane manufacturer Boeing,...

15 March 2010

Air Berlin: Italy Special – offer available for three days from tomorrow

As the leading carrier to operate flights between Germany and Italy, Germany's second largest...

11 March 2010

Air Berlin: Every euro helps "A Heart For Children"

Air Berlin passengers booking their flight online at airberlin.com have an opportunity to support...

11 March 2010

Air Berlin simplifies mobile services

With the second largest German airline, service starts even before the flight. From today, there...

10 March 2010

NEW: business points with Air Berlin

The second largest German airline is increasing its range of offers for business travellers. In...

10 March 2010

Air Berlin expands its route network

More frequent flights and direct services to Italy, Spain and Israel Strengthening of...

5 March 2010

Air Berlin goes for major expansion of Tel Aviv flights

Starting this spring, Air Berlin will be intensifying its presence in the Holy Land. From summer...

5 March 2010

Air Berlin: More passengers and increased revenue in February

In February 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, transported 1,951,085...

4 March 2010

Negotiations instead of strike

On Wednesday, 3 March 2010, Air Berlin and "Vereinigung Cockpit", the German pilots'...

2 March 2010

Peter R. Oberegger strengthens the Board of Air Berlin

Peter R. Oberegger was appointed to the Board of Air Berlin PLC as a new Non-Executive Director....

February 2010

24 February 2010

Air Berlin: topbonus frequent flyer scheme gains award

The magazine Airline Business and Global Flight, a management company specialising in frequent...

17 February 2010

Air Berlin intensifies its cooperation with NIKI and increases its participation

Air Berlin PLC announces an increase of its participation in NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH. The contracts...

16 February 2010

Air Berlin is starting its first service to Gdansk this summer

From summer 2010 Air Berlin will be operating a service between the German capital and Gdansk for...

16 February 2010

Air Berlin in negotiations with NIKI

With regard to the statements of its Austrian partner Mr. Andreas Nikolaus Lauda published in the...

11 February 2010

New from summer 2010: Fly Air Berlin from Frankfurt to Sylt

From 31st March 2010 Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, will also be taking off...

11 February 2010

Himmelreich appointed as Divisional Manager at Air Berlin

On 1st March 2010 Helmut Himmelreich will be taking up the recently vacated post of Chief...

9 February 2010

Wolfgang Kurth is leaving Air Berlin

On account of differences of opinion concerning the future strategic positioning of the technical...

9 February 2010

Air Berlin at the IMTM in Tel Aviv with new GSA

Air Berlin’s new General Sales Agent in Israel is Holiday Travel Ltd. In conjunction with...

8 February 2010

Air Berlin offers flights from £29 in February flash sale

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline is offering additional flights at the special...

5 February 2010

Air Berlin: Improved revenue in January

In January 2010, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, in-creased its revenue per...

4 February 2010

Air Berlin voted "Airline of the Year" for the third time

Readers of the Swiss travel magazine "ReiseBlick" again chose Air Ber-lin as their...

4 February 2010

Air Berlin operates service to Iraq from Saturday

On 6th February 2010 Germany’s second largest airline will be flying from Munich to Arbil...

3 February 2010

Summer 2010: Air Berlin flights between Hamburg and Frankfurt available for booking now

Air Berlin, Germany's second largest airline, is releasing flights between Hamburg and Frankfurt...

January 2010

29 January 2010

New: Air Berlin flies from Berlin to Graz

Germany’s second largest airline is expanding its route network to Austria and will be...

22 January 2010

Air Berlin: More Sylt in summer 2010

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, is expanding its flight services to Sylt. The...

22 January 2010

Service with a smile above the clouds: Air Berlin is looking for flight attendants

Germany’s second largest airline is recruiting more cabin crew. Air Berlin is particularly...

20 January 2010

Air Berlin Flightschool Roadshow in Hamburg

24 months from walking to flying: On 22nd January 2010 anyone interested in training as a pilot...

19 January 2010

Air Berlin: Sightseeing flights over Düsseldorf

This year visitors to the "7. ReiseSuperMarkt" travel fair (on 6th and 7th February...

19 January 2010

Air Berlin wins Best Short-Haul Airline prize at Business Travel Awards

Leading lower-cost airline Air Berlin has been named as ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at...

18 January 2010

Air Berlin: Take-off for aid flight to Haiti

Today at 14:15 an aid flight on behalf of "Ein Herz für Kinder" and Air Berlin...

15 January 2010

Fly Air Berlin to "Wetten, dass..?" in Majorca

Air Berlin is flying 4,000 fans of the German TV show "Wetten, dass..?" to Majorca for...

15 January 2010

Air Berlin corrects Reuters report

The report concerning Air Berlin’s current financial planning as published by Reuters on...

11 January 2010

Air Berlin transports 27.9 million passengers in 2009

In 2009, Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, transported a total of 27,911,193...

10 January 2010

Air Berlin: Two days to book the travel fever special

Passengers from Germany can look forward to a very special offer: On 11th and 12th January 2010...

8 January 2010

Air Berlin: Four new services to Rimini

Germany’s second largest airline is continuing to expand its services to Italy with four...

8 January 2010

Air Berlin flies non-stop from Zurich to Rimini

The Air Berlin Group is continuing to expand its services to Italy and will be operating non-stop...

6 January 2010

Air Berlin and SR Technics enter extensive engine services partnership

SR Technics and Air Berlin have signed a ten-year engine maintenance contract. The contract...

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