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 Serbia||Darwin Airline||Lufthansa|
|Air Seychelles||Etihad Airways||Meridiana|
|Austrian Airlines||Flybe||Royal Jordanian|
|Bangkok Airways||Hainan Airlines||S7 Airlines|
|British Airways||Iberia||SriLankan Airlines|
|Bulgaria Air||Japan Airlines||Swiss International Air Lines|
|Czech Airlines||Jet Airways||Virgin 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.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Air Berlin website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
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.
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.
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.
To make a comfortable trip with Air Berlin, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
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.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Air Berlin offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Air Berlin.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Air Berlin lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.