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AirBerlin airline

Global route network focusing on sustainability
As one of the most important airlines in Europe airberlin flies to 163 destinations in 39 countries. New markets have been developed and expanded further via the fast-growing hubs in Berlin, Dusseldorf and Palma de Majorca over the past few years. The fleets comprises 169 planes with an average age of five years, making airberlin one of the newest fleets in Europe. Its modern jets ensure a sustainable reduction in harmful emissions in air traffic thanks to their economic fuel consumption.

Perfect service at competitive prices
The strong and globally well-known brand airberlin is setting standards in the highly competitive aviation sector: a high quality product combined with above-average service at reasonable prices have established airberlin as the only European airline to operate as a hybrid carrier. airberlin flies from international airports, offers non-stop and connecting flights, has a very successful and fast growing frequent flyer programme topbonus, while also catering for the needs of business travellers.

Second largest German and sixth largest European airline
airberlin is Germany's second largest airline. In European traffic overall airberlin became the sixth largest airline in Europe with the acquisition of the holiday airline LTU. airberlin has been a member of IATA (International Air Transport Association) since 1999, making it a scheduled airline. airberlin has signed a declaration of membership with the world-wide airline grouping oneworld® ». Full membership is planned for the start of 2012.

airberlin. Your Airline.
airberlin offers a high quality product at a reasonable price and welcomes both holiday and business travellers on board. Long-term, solid customer loyalty and simultaneous messaging to all target audiences are central to brand image and communications. Bonus programmes for frequent flyers and SMEs, such as a comprehensive in-flight service, free luggage and a special service for families with children. airberlin is one of the most popular airlines in Europe today.


Date modified: 19.07.2011

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Start of the summer holidays in Dќsseldorf: airberlin offers extensive choice of flights

This weekend is when schools break up in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. airberlin is expecting around 75,000 passengers at Dќsseldorf airport alone. With a choice of about 500 flights, Germany?s second largest airline is ready to cater for the start of the summer holidays. Friday is always the busiest day of the week during the holiday period.airberlin had already increased its choice of flights to 80 non-stop destinations in the spring, ready for the summer schedule. In addition to the six long-haul aircraft already in operation, a seventh plane, an Airbus A330-200, was available in time for the summer holidays, thereby increasing the number of aircraft stationed in Dќsseldorf to 25. During the first six months of the year airberlin was able to achieve a nine per cent increase in passenger volume at Dќsseldorf airport in comparison with the first half of 2010. The schedule was also restructured and optimised. In June the proportion of transit passengers using the Dќsseldorf hub was 16 per cent, while t  >>>

airberlin and American Airlines further expand codeshare agreement

airberlin and American Airlines have expanded their codeshare relationship to include selected flights within the domestic U.S. route network. Passengers can now book additional flight connections from New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. Under this extended agreement, airberlin passengers can now enjoy connecting flights from New York to the additional destinations Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis. Offering additional destinations Key West and Jacksonville as connecting flights from Miami, Germany's second largest airline now flies to a total of six destinations in Florida (the two new destinations joining existing destinations Miami, Fort Myers, Orlando, and Tampa), meaning that airberlin is truly establishing itself as a Florida carrier. San Juan, Puerto Rico, is another of the new codeshare destinations that can be connected to from Miami with airberlin. The codeshare expansion also includes flights from Los Angeles. For instance, in the future, airberlin passengers will be able to connect to fi  >>>

AirBerlin airline

Airberlin flies to 163 destinations in 39 countries. New markets have been developed and expanded further via the fast-growing hubs in Berlin, Dusseldorf and Palma de Majorca over the past few years. The fleets comprises 169 planes with an average age of five years, making airberlin one of the newest fleets in Europe.  >>>

Paul Gregorowitsch strengthens airberlin?s Executive Board

airberlin?s Board has appointed the President and CEO of the Dutch airline Martinair, Paul Gregorowitsch, 55, as a new member of the Executive Board. From September 2011 Gregorowitsch will be taking over as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), responsible for network and sales. This makes him the fourth member of airberlin?s Executive Board, alongside Joachim Hunold (CEO), Ulf Hќttmeyer (CFO) and Christoph Debus (COO).On completing his business management studies at the Institute for Tourism at Breda, the Dutchman began his professional career at KLM in 1980. At the end of a two-year trainee programme Gregorowitsch carried out a large number of functions and managerial tasks, predominantly in marketing and sales, which took him to numerous foreign stations, including Frankfurt, Brussels, Stockholm and London. In 1995 Gregorowitsch was appointed Senior Vice President of KLM, initially responsible for European operations (excluding the Netherlands), before taking over the Global Sales Passenger Division five years l  >>>

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), airberlin's hub has already scored top marks. In the summer of 2011, airberlin is offering its passengers in the German capital 9,000 flight connections per week, more connections than ever before. Since May 2010, airberlin has been continuously expanding the hub, and was already offering approximately 6,000 flight connections last summer. The hub structure is based on six daily waves of traffic coming from the East, West, North and South. During these peak times, up to 24 airberlin flights arrive from within Germany and Europe, as well as from intercontinental locations. The passengers can take connecting flights, which leave the airport in the subsequent wave of traffic. In June 2011, following a continuous period of growth, the share of transit passengers reached 17 percent. The highest percentage recorded so far on a single day was approximately 23 percent. A high degree of punctuality in combination with preci  >>>

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 routes to selected European destinations as well as to Russia and Israel at airberlin.With the 'Summer Special', airberlin will fly passengers from Berlin to Munich or Frankfurt within the German route network for 98 Euros (return). From Hamburg, you can go to Nuremberg or Stuttgart among others. Anyone planning a trip to the island of Sylt in the North Sea can book return tickets from Berlin, Dќsseldorf, Frankfurt, Cologne/Bonn, Munich, Muenster or Stuttgart.The 'Summer Special' tickets are also available for 98 Euros return within Europe, e.g. from Berlin and Dќsseldorf to Helsinki, Copenhagen and Rome as well as from Stuttgart to Milan. Travellers can go to Moscow and back again for 129 Euros from Berlin, Dќsseldorf, Munich or Stuttgart. Return tickets to Tel Aviv, the capital of Israel, are available at a price of 269 Euros from the departure airports of Berlin, Dќsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Munich. The flight  >>>

airberlin and Iberia start co-operation agreement

In future, airberlin and Iberia are offering selected flights under joint flight numbers. The codeshare agreement comes into effect today and applies to flights starting today. The connection possibilities from and to Madrid will improve for airberlin passengers as a result of the agreement. In addition to the airberlin flights to Madrid, passengers can also book non-stop Iberia flights leaving from Berlin-Tegel, Dќsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich as well as Geneva to the Spanish capital effective today. Iberia in turn will benefit from the extensive domestic route network and the good connections to destinations in Scandinavia via the airberlin hub in Berlin. The codeshare also applies to the airberlin routes from Berlin, Dќsseldorf, Hamburg and Stuttgart to Barcelona as well as from Dќsseldorf to Bilbao and from Cologne/Bonn to Valencia.Joachim Hunold, CEO airberlin, said: "The codeshare with Iberia is already airberlin?s fifth co-operation agreement with a member of the airline alliance oneworldЎ and is  >>>

airberlin offers attractive trainee programme

The airberlin group is expanding its junior management scheme and is therefore offering interested engineering and business science as well as aeronautics graduates (with a bachelor?s or master?s degree or a diploma) an 18-month trainee programme.airberlin technik GmbH, the aircraft maintenance section of the airberlin group, is looking for trainees to start on 1 October 2011 at its sites in Berlin and Dќsseldorf . In the course of the programme the trainees will get to know all aspects of airberlin technik and become actively involved in the Production, Engineering & Planning, Business Development and Controlling departments. Furthermore, the programme will include taking responsibility for managing projects associated with aircraft maintenance and servicing. The programme guarantees trainees an insight into the processes and structures applied at airberlin and airberlin technik, as well as taking part in an attractive training and development scheme. Every trainee will be looked after by a personal mentor.   >>>

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 (2010: 3,337,061 passengers). Fleet capacity utilization for June increased from 75.0 to 80.1 percent, i.e. an increase of 5.1 percentage points. In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, fleet capacity was reduced by 2.5 percent.For the period from January to June 2011, a total of 16,423,166 passengers traveled on airberlin's flight route network, i.e. 5.8 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year. Fleet capacity utilization for the first six months of the year increased from 72.3 to 75.3 percent, i.e. by 3.0 percentage points. airberlin's accumulated fleet capacity showed an increase of 1.5 percent.June 2011 June 2011, accumulatedCapacity4,338,085Capacity21,819,161Number of passengers3,471,923Number of passengers16,423,166Capacity utilization rate in %80.1Capacity utilization rate in %75.3  >>>

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 be offered between 5th and 7th July 2011 on selected routes at prices starting from just ? 44.99 one way, with bookings being accepted for between 18th July and 31st October. Those able to make their mind up quickly will have the chance to head for a holiday beside the sea, or fly to Copenhagen, Stockholm or Helsinki to enjoy some long northern nights. Alternatively, they may prefer to visit the islands off Gothenburg or fly to Oslo and head for the fjords. Attractively priced city links will be on offer to Hamburg, Vienna, Dusseldorf and Berlin while, for lovers of Italy, tickets to Verona, Milan, Florence and Olbia will also be available.airberlin will also be offering bargain prices on long-haul routes. Tickets to Los Angeles or San Francisco, for example, will be available from just ? 349.99 one way, while Windhoek, Dubai and Miami are also to be included in the promotion.Tickets can be booked on the Internet   >>>