Airberlin News

Ryanair furious over mooted Lufthansa-airBerlin deal

Ryanair furious over mooted Lufthansa-airBerlin deal

5 days ago Airline News

Ryanair has lodged competition complaints with the German Bundeskartellamt and the European Commission opposing a mooted deal between Lufthansa and stricken airBerlin. The smaller German carrier yesterday began insolvency protection proceedings, after shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew financial support.

Austrian Airlines completes wet lease deal with airberlin

Austrian Airlines completes wet lease deal with airberlin

19 December 2016 Airline News

Austrian Airlines and Air Berlin have concluded a wet lease agreement stipulating the lease of five aircraft operated by the Air Berlin Group. The airplanes will be successively integrated into the Austrian Airlines fleet in the months of March and April 2017.

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

7 August 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.