air berlin


  • Founded in 1978
  • Airport Location: Germany
  • Owner: Etihad Airways (%29,21), Esas Holding (% 12,02)
  • Number of targets: 52
  • Objectives: On the 18 domestic destinations of Air Berlin, the largest airports that cover more than 50 international destinations are located in beloved holiday regions of Europe
  • Member of an alliance: Oneworld
  • Frequent Flyer Program : Topbonus
  • Aircraft Types: Airbus A319-100 / A320-200 / A321-200 / A330-200, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
  • Average age aircraft:-
  • Number of aircraft: 117
  • Aircraft manufacturer with which the airline Air Berlin co-operates: Airbus , De Havilland Canada


Considering the number of passengers carried, Air Berlin is Germany's largest airline after Lufthansa and Europe's 7th largest airline. It is located in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, a district of central Berlin. It uses the Berlin-Tegel Airport and Düsseldorf Airport as hubs.

Belair and Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter are subsidiaries of Air Berlin.

On August 15, 2017, Air Berlin declared its bankruptcy, but its flights continue with a loan from the German government.

Domestic destinations that fly in Germany; Cologne / Bonn, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Munich, Nuremberg, Saarbrücken, Stuttgart and Westerland.

Countries that fly abroad; Canada, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominican, Mexico, USA, Israel, BAE, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Air SerbiaDarwin AirlineLufthansa
Air SeychellesEtihad AirwaysMeridiana
AlitaliaFinnairPegasus Airlines
Austrian AirlinesFlybeRoyal Jordanian
Bangkok AirwaysHainan AirlinesS7 Airlines
British AirwaysIberiaSriLankan Airlines
Bulgaria AirJapan AirlinesSwiss International Air Lines
Czech AirlinesJet AirwaysVirgin Australia


Air Berlin offers its online check-in directly on the company's website

Check-in start time
Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until 30 minutes prior the scheduled flight.


Frequent flyers can profit from this German airline from the Air Berlin topbonus , which can bring a great added value as well as price savings. Interested parties will receive a topbonus Classic Card. In addition to this, there are four further versions of the topbonus Card. While the Classic cards are free of charge and the cards Silver, Gold and Platinum are dependent on the mileage, the service card is charged. Business Class Upgrade is possible - depending on the mileage collected.

Silver, Gold and Platinum - extraservices of the Air Berlin Card

Owners of the Air Berlin topbonus Silver, Gold and Platinum Card enjoy uncomplicated and fast priority boarding, with long waiting times being prevented. The priority check-in is as standard as a free evening eve check-in or the possibility to take more baggage.


Carry-on baggage

The measurements, which the hand luggage may exhibit, are 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm. The weight is maximum 8 kg (with laptop 10 kg). In addition, a laptop or handbag may also be carried if it does not exceed the dimensions of 40 x 30 x 10 cm and the weight of 2 kg. While flights with the JustFly, FlyDeal and FlyClassic rates can only be carried free of charge, the FlyFLex tariff allows you to carry a total of two hand luggage pieces of 8 kg each.

Checked baggage

On short and medium-haul flights the transport of a piece of luggage with max. 23 kg weight included (except the JustFly tariff); in the FlyFlex tariff, a second piece of luggage of 23 kg can be carried along. This also applies to long-haul flights. In the Economy-Class Fly-Flex tariff, two luggage items each with a max. 32 kg are included. Also in the tariffs of the business class. Children up to 11 years are allowed to bring along a free baggage of 23 kg. This applies to all service classes. The free baggage limits increase with holders of a topbonus status card.

Other luggage

With regard to other luggage, which should be carried in the form of sports equipment and musical instruments, it must be noted that this may be carried free of charge, provided that it does not exceed the predefined clearance limit. On short and medium-distance routes, sports equipment costs 15 to 140 euros (or 40 to 165 euros when registering no later than 30 hours before departure) and on long-haul flights from 100 euros.

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