Press releases

September 2015

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 opens its ninth Exclusive Waiting Area in Stuttgart

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

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...

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

airberlin welcomes international top managers on board

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

24 April 2015

Thomas Suritsch appointed Managing Director at NIKI

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

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

Product Rollout: New seats with more legroom and USB ports

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

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...

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...

5 March 2015

airberlin awarded as price-performance winner

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

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

We love being on time

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

30 January 2015

Madrid, Madrid, more often to Madrid

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

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...