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Etihad Aviation Group confirms TUI AG leisure airline talks

Etihad Aviation Group confirms TUI AG leisure airline talks

Etihad Aviation Group and TUI AG today confirmed they are in discussions to create a European leisure airline group, focused on point-to-point flying to connect key tourist markets. It is proposed to contribute the touristic operations of the airberlin group and the German TUIfly company, including the aircraft currently operated by TUIfly for airberlin under a wet-lease agreement, into a new airline group established by TUI AG and Etihad Aviation Group.

airberlin revamps Business Class short haul offering

airberlin revamps Business Class short haul offering

7th Aug 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Starting this year as part of its strategic realignment, airberlin is introducing Business Class to German and European flights and will therefore offer a consistent product experience on short, medium and long-haul flights for the first time. Stefan Pichler, chief executive, airberlin, said: “We find ourselves at the beginning of a far-reaching transformation from which a new, stronger airberlin will emerge.”

airberlin to roll out Sabre’s Branded Fares

airberlin to roll out Sabre’s Branded Fares

airberlin group has introduced new technology services powered by Sabre that help personalise and improve the travel experience for travellers through easy purchase of customised air fare packages. Germany’s second largest carrier has launched Sabre’s Branded Fares, allowing the airlines to market and sell their tailor-made product brands through Sabre’s leading travel marketplace.

Etihad Airways launches latest stage of airberlin legal battle

Etihad Airways launches latest stage of airberlin legal battle

4th Jan 2016 Airline News

Etihad Airways today launched fresh legal action in a bid to overturn a German court’s decision to revoke the approval for 29 of its codeshare flights with airberlin. Last week, the Administrative Court of Braunschweig decided that the German ministry of transport was entitled to reject the 29 Etihad Airways-airberlin codeshares, which had been approved only until January 15th 2016.‎

Etihad-airberlin codeshare deal hit by German court

Etihad-airberlin codeshare deal hit by German court

30th Dec 2015 Airline News

A court in Germany has ruled that Etihad Airways and airberlin cannot continue codesharing arrangements on some of their routes beyond mid-January. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad holds a 29.2 per cent stake in Germany’s second-largest airline and their codesharing provides important income for airberlin.

AeroMobile brings 3G mobile coverage to skies

AeroMobile brings 3G mobile coverage to skies

In conjunction with Panasonic Avionics, leading inflight connectivity provider AeroMobile has launched the first inflight 3G network, creating a step change in the connected experience. The inflight 3G network operated over Panasonic’s Ku service enables a quality and range of services much closer to those experienced on the ground.