Neil Mills named Chief Transformation Officer at airberlin

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Neil Mills, currently Chief Strategy & Planning Officer at airberlin, will take up the new post of Chief Transformation Officer with immediate effect and lead a newly created division which will work across the whole airline to strengthen the overall performance of the company. airberlin’s CEO Thomas… Read the full press release

airberlin at ITB in Berlin

Unwind and relax in one of the airline’s comfortable seats and order your “airgusto” experience from trendy international restaurants directly at ITB BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will as in previous years present itself year to an international audience between 8–12 March at ITB in Berlin. The airline offers ITB visitors… Read the full press release

airberlin welcomes Heinz-Joachim Schöttes as Head of Corporate Affairs

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Heinz-Joachim Schöttes (58) takes office as airberlin’s Head of Corporate Affairs at the beginning of April. This appointment is a further step in reorganising the airline by new Chief Executive Officer Thomas Winkelmann. “Heinz-Joachim Schöttes is an outstanding communications pro and will support airberlin with his expertise in… Read the full press release

Airberlin appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin has announced the appointment of Götz Ahmelmann as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Götz Ahmelmann returns to airberlin from Etihad Airways where, since 2015, he successfully implemented projects among the European Etihad Airways Partners. He will contribute his valuable international commercial experience to further the future growth of… Read the full press release

airberlin starts wet-lease agreement with Lufthansa Group; three airberlin aircrafts under the colours of Eurowings start operation

Berlin, Germany, 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Three airberlin aircraft under the colours of Eurowings for the first time took off today from Hamburg to Manchester, Stuttgart and Nuremberg. Thomas Winkelmann, airberlin’s Chief Executive Officer, said:  “The wet-lease agreement with the Lufthansa Group is a significant milestone for airberlin by providing job security with ultimately… Read the full press release

airberlin announces the sale of its share in NIKI to Etihad for 300 million euros

Transaction paves the way for a simplified business model Sale improves the financial position of airberlin Separation of the touristic business enables growth in the long-haul business and reduces seasonal fluctuation BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin today announced the sale of its share in NIKI to Etihad for a total consideration… Read the full press release

airberlin to increase services on major European routes in its 2017 summer schedule via Berlin

Paris: four times a day from Berlin-Tegel to Charles-de-Gaulle instead of Orly More flights all year round from Berlin-Tegel to Warsaw and Krakow Twice a day from Berlin-Tegel to Tel Aviv all year round to come BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin is increasing its services on major European routes for the… Read the full press release

airberlin offers passengers free transport of Christmas tree this December

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether it’s Miami Beach or the white sands of the Dominican Republic: what would the festivities be without a Christmas tree? Passengers flying airberlin in December are again invited to transport a Christmas tree anywhere in the airline’s international route network free of charge. The tree must be… Read the full press release

airberlin to offer four flights daily from Berlin-Tegel to Prague starting end of March 2017

Four daily flights from Berlin, starting end of March 2017  Codeshare with Czech Airlines for the Dusseldorf – Prague route BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting end of March 2017, airberlin will offer four flights daily (28 per week) from Berlin-Tegel to Prague. In so doing the airline will double the frequency of… Read the full press release

airberlin starts three times daily flights between Dusseldorf and Geneva

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin now flies up to three times a day from its Dusseldorf hub to Geneva. The new route is particularly attractive for business travellers due to the large number of flights, offering extremely flexible flight times between the Rhine metropolis and Geneva, home to many international organisations… Read the full press release

airberlin offers airgusto premium service on long-haul flights via iFleat

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Berlin’s trendy restaurants set for service at 10,000 metres High-quality food from trendy local restaurants – served above the clouds: airberlin and the Dutch start-up company, iFleat, are introducing this world first for flights. The new shared airgusto premium service allows passengers who have booked a long-haul flight from Berlin… Read the full press release

airberlin significantly increased its load factor in September 2016

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s second-largest airline company, while reducing capacity by 3.2 percent, significantly increased its load factor in September by 1.5 percentage points to 88.1 percent as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. The accumulated load factor increased by 0.1 percentage points to 84.9 percent, remaining stable… Read the full press release

airberlin reached agreement with cockpit, cabin crew and ground staff to stabilise flight operations

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin has reached an agreement with Vereinigung Cockpit, the ver.di collective bargaining committee for cabin crew and the general works council to immediately implement urgent measures that will help stabilise flight operations and reduce inconvenience to its passengers. Significant flight cancellations at TUIfly have affected many airberlin flights… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways Partners (EAP) group of airlines to help airberlin overcome operational disruption

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the Etihad Airways Partners (EAP) group of airlines are cooperating with airberlin to help the airline overcome operational disruption. Significant flight cancellations at TUIfly have affected many airberlin flights which are operated by TUIfly under a wet-lease agreement. EAP includes airberlin, Etihad Airways, Alitalia, Air Serbia,… Read the full press release

airberlin and TELE 5 celebrate 50 years of Star Trek with Mr. Spock on board

airberlin and TELE 5 have a surprise in store for passengers to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek BERLIN, GERMANY, 2016-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — An aircraft cabin becomes a film set: Marvin Töpfer, a senior cabin crew member at airberlin, is stationed in Dusseldorf, where he has worked for the airline since 2010…. Read the full press release

airberlin’s Star Trek aircraft to fly around its European route network throughout September to celebrate TV series’ 50th anniversary

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On 8th September 2016, Star Trek celebrates its 50th anniversary. TELE 5 and airberlin are opening the festivities with an exclusive anniversary aircraft with its fuselage adorned with a raised hand showing a Vulcan greeting, and a logo announcing 50 Years of Star Trek. The airberlin A320 Airbus,… Read the full press release

airberlin to operate two flights a week from Dusseldorf to Reykjavik from November to April

Only German airline with an all-year-round service to Iceland ‎ Berlin, Germany, 2016-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Iceland is booming – and not just since the European Football Championship! Due to the high demand, airberlin is once again expanding its service to Iceland from the coming winter season, and will operate two flights a week… Read the full press release

airberlin launches stopover programme in Abu Dhabi

BERLIN, 2016-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Attracting an increasing numbers of holidaymakers each year, Abu Dhabi is always worth a visit. Last year alone 148,177 guests from Germany flocked to the Emirate. Now airberlin guests will have a greater chance to explore the emirate with a longer  stopover in Abu Dhabi.  It is now easier… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines and airberlin extend the scope of their codeshare agreement

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2016-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines and airberlin, members of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, have extended the scope of their codeshare agreement. This arrangement allows the passengers of S7 Airlines to take flights to another eight cities in Germany in addition to the airline’s own flights to Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt… Read the full press release

airberlin showcases its Business Class service in its first pop-up store at Bikini Berlin concept mall

BERLIN, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the slogan “The Art of Travelling”, the Berlin airline with the global network is showcasing its Business Class service in its first pop-up store, situated in the prestigious Bikini Berlin concept mall in the heart of the German capital. Opening for two weeks from May 21 to June 4,… Read the full press release

airberlin increased capacity utilization in April to 81.8 percent in yearly comparison

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite the decline in tourist travel and the associated capacity reduction, airberlin was able to increase its capacity utilization in April by 0.7 percentage points to 81.8 percent in yearly comparison. Furthermore, the accumulated capacity utilization remained virtually stable and increased by 0.3 percentage points to 82.9 percent… Read the full press release

airberlin now offers Premium Häagen-Dazs ice cream and BRLO Pale Ale on board

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In time for the start of the summer timetable, airberlin has revised its onboard menu to offer new refreshments in co-operation with new premium partners such as Häagen-Dazs and Berlin-based brewery start-up BRLO. The superior ice cream from Häagen-Dazs is now available in vanilla and Belgian chocolate flavours… Read the full press release

airberlin and Alitalia to expand flight offer between Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italia

New destination and 25 per cent more flights to Italy BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin and Alitalia today announced that they will strengthen their commercial agreement to expand their flight offer between Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italia. In particular businesses and holidaymakers will benefit from the enhanced cooperation. Their mutual passengers… Read the full press release

airberlin’s accumulated capacity utilization rate up by 0.1 percentage points to 83.4 percent in yearly comparison

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2016-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite a capacity reduction of 5.7 percent in March 2016, airberlin’s capacity utilization rate (RPK/ASK) showed only a slight decrease of 1 percentage point to 85.4 percent in comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year. airberlin’s accumulated capacity utilization rate increased by 0.1 percentage points… Read the full press release

airberlin to operate more flights from Berlin to the Dominican Republic and the USA this coming winter

The premium airline develops its USA and Caribbean services from Berlin and Dusseldorf BERLIN, GERMANY, 2016-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will dramatically expand its range of long-haul flights this coming winter (2016/17). Germany’s second-largest airline will base an additional type A330-200 aircraft at Berlin Tegel, with 19 seats in the exclusive FullFlat Business… Read the full press release

airberlin launches codeshare flights from Berlin to Moscow with S7 Airlines

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers can once again book flights to Moscow with airberlin. The Russian oneworld© partner S7 Airlines will initially operate five flights a week from 27 March 2016, and from May it will provide a daily connection between the Russian and German capitals. airberlin will offer these as codeshare… Read the full press release

airberlin maintains virtually stable capacity utilization in February 2016

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In February 2016, airberlin was able to maintain virtually stable capacity utilization (RPK/ASK) compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and recorded only a slight decrease of 1 percentage point to 83.6 percent. When taking into consideration the accumulated time period, airberlin increased its capacity… Read the full press release

Airberlin passengers can now buy extra comfort individually

Individual travel comfort is now the trend Berlin, Germany, 2016-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A seat in the front row, extra legroom, a tasty currywurst sausage or extra baggage – passenger wishes are infinitely individual. airberlin offers numerous additional travel options, so every passenger can fly just as they like. Options can be selected during… Read the full press release

airberlin to serve curried sausage on all domestic flights to Berlin from 8 to 11 March 2016

For the ITB, airberlin is serving the popular snack free on board Berlin, Germany, 2016-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The curried sausage is cult aboard airberlin flights, and this year’s International Tourism Exchange (ITB) wouldn’t be the same without the popular savoury snack on board. Germany’s second largest airline will serve free curried sausage… Read the full press release

airberlin increasing flight frequency to Fort Myers in sunny Florida this summer

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin is extending its offer to Fort Myers and will be adding a weekly flight to the sunny Florida destination, increasing flight frequency to four times a week from 5 June 2016. The only European airline with a non-stop connection to Fort Myers, airberlin offers flights from… Read the full press release