Press releases

September 2016

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....

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....

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...