Air Berlin is a German low-cost airline, the second largest in Germany, after Lufthansa. Homeport – Tegel Airport in Berlin.
Air Berlin takes 7th place in the list of the largest airlines in Europe and 3rd place among low-costers, second only to Ryanair and EasyJet.
The airline has an extensive route network, which includes major European cities (to attract business traffic), holiday destinations in the Mediterranean region, the Canary Islands and Madeira, popular resorts in North Africa, as well as intercontinental destinations in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and North, and South America.
Flights are carried out in more than 170 points in the world. The annual passenger turnover of the airline is about 35 million people.
Air Berlin is a full member of the Oneworld aviation alliance.
30% of the airline’s shares are owned by the national carrier of the UAE – Etihad Airlines.
According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airlines were awarded three stars.
Airberlin is not included in Jacdec’s Safest Airlines of the World 2019.
On October 24, 2020 in the Airberlin fleet, there are 107 airliners.
The oldest – Boeing 737-800, with a tail number – D-ABKA. His age is 18.7 years. The newest is De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400, with tail number D-ABQT. He is 0.9 years old.
Air Berlin uses leased planes. Unlike most low-costers that use only one type of liner to save on training and retraining of personnel, the Airberlin passenger fleet is quite diverse. Most aircraft have only one class of passenger service – economic, however, there are exceptions.