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Press Releases from Air Berlin (21 total)

airberlin receives award from Fuerteventura Tourist Office

The Fuerteventura Tourist Office has conferred an award on airberlin for special services to tourism on the island. Pablo Caspers, Deputy Director airberlin for Spain & Portugal, accepted the award in the category “Playas de Plata” at a gala event attended by more than 200 invited guests drawn from politics and tourism. The judging panel emphasised in particular that airberlin had become an important economic factor for the island

airberlin and Meridiana fly start codeshare flights

In the future airberlin and the Italian airline Meridiana fly will be offering flights from Italy to Germany under joint flight numbers. The agreement is implemented for flights departing from 30th October 2011. At the beginning of the winter flight schedule airberlin flights will be leaving from Bari, Brindisi, Catania, Florence, Milan, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Rome, Venice and Verona for eight destinations in Germany within the framework of the codeshare agreement.

airberlin and American Airlines expand codeshare agreement to include Canada

airberlin and American Airlines have added two Canadian destinations to their cooperation agreement. As of today, the codeshare agreement will also include the American Airlines flights from New York-JFK to Montreal and Toronto. The new destinations in Canada will be frequented several times per week and can be reached by airberlin passengers flying from Berlin and Düsseldorf, via New York. Since airberlin's winter flight plan, for the first time, will

Board of Air Berlin PLC accepts resignation of Joachim Hunold - Hartmut Mehdorn …

Mr. Joachim Hunold's offer to step down as the company's CEO as per 1 September 2011 was accepted today by the Board of Directors of Air Berlin PLC with great respect. Mr. Hartmut Mehdorn, who has been a member of the Board of Air Berlin PLC since 1 July 2009, will assume the position as CEO for an interim period. Mr. Joachim Hunold will remain bound to the company as a

Joachim Hunold offers his resignation as CEO

This morning, Joachim Hunold, airberlin's CEO, announced that he intends to offer the Board of Directors his resignation from the office as CEO of the company as per 1 September 2011. Mr. Joachim Hunold would like to remain bound to the company for the future as a Non-Executive Director and recommends that Mr. Hartmut Mehdorn, who is already a member of the Board of Directors of the company, becomes his

airberlin announces far-reaching measures

Aviation tax hampers return to profitability – Hunold criticizes distortion of competition • Additional burden on earnings caused by the increased kerosene price and the decline in North Africa-related business • "Shape & Size" program strives to make company more profitable • 2nd quarter: Increased revenue, improved yield and capacity utilization, costs before kerosene prices and aviation tax reduced airberlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, has launched "Shape & Size", a comprehensive program aiming to make the

Deutsche Polarflug and airberlin: First flight to the North Pole from Berlin - T …

Deutsche Polarflug and airberlin are organising the first round trip from Berlin-Tegel airport to the Arctic and the North Pole to take place on 5th May 2012. The twelve-hour trip is the only one of its kind worldwide. The aircraft follows a route from Berlin over Norway and beyond. Initially our passengers will have a bird’s eye view of what is probably one of the most spectacular landscapes on earth:

More eco-efficiency: airberlin is getting Boeing Next-Generation 737 with new en …

As of today the first Boeing 737-800 with the new engine type CFM56-7BE has been added to the airberlin fleet. At the same time the aircraft with the registration D-ABKW is also one of the first Boeing 737NG with the advanced engine technology delivered to a European airline. The engine optimization goes hand in hand with modifications in the field of aerodynamics, such as, e.g. anti-collision lights designed in a

airberlin and S7 extend their codeshare arrangements - 47 codeshare routes now a …

airberlin and the Russian airline S7 have extended their codeshare agreement and now operate 47 joint routes. The additional services to numerous destinations within Russia are now available for booking. Passengers can fly on codeshare flights from Berlin, via Moscow, and on to Irkutsk, Samara, Kazan, Perm, Ufa or Rostov. A brand new destination is the major city of Yekaterinburg in the Urals, which, like all other Russian cities, can be

Start of the summer holidays in Düsseldorf: airberlin offers extensive choice o …

This weekend is when schools break up in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. airberlin is expecting around 75,000 passengers at Düsseldorf airport alone. With a choice of about 500 flights, Germany’s second largest airline is ready to cater for the start of the summer holidays. Friday is always the busiest day of the week during the holiday period. airberlin had already increased its choice of flights to 80 non-stop destinations in

airberlin continues as premium sponsor of Fortuna Düsseldorf Airline extends sp …

Fortuna Düsseldorf and airberlin, the German airline, will be continuing their partnership into the future. Both partners are satisfied with the premium sponsorship arrangement that has been in place since June 2009 and that is now being extended by two years. The airline’s support for the club dates back to as far as 2005 – and after two years of sponsorship further extensive measures were agreed in June 2009, giving airberlin

Paul Gregorowitsch strengthens airberlin’s Executive Board

airberlin’s Board has appointed the President and CEO of the Dutch airline Martinair, Paul Gregorowitsch, 55, as a new member of the Executive Board. From September 2011 Gregorowitsch will be taking over as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), responsible for network and sales. This makes him the fourth member of airberlin’s Executive Board, alongside Joachim Hunold (CEO), Ulf Hüttmeyer (CFO) and Christoph Debus (COO). On completing his business management studies at the

airberlin and American Airlines further expand codeshare agreement

33 destinations can now be booked on a shared flight number. airberlin and American Airlines have expanded their codeshare relationship to include selected flights within the domestic U.S. route network. Passengers can now book additional flight connections from New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. Under this extended agreement, airberlin passengers can now enjoy connecting flights from New York to the additional destinations Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis. Offering additional destinations

9,000 flight connections per week: Transit connections at airberlin's Berlin hub …

One year prior to the opening of the new Berlin airport, Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt (BER), airberlin's hub has already scored top marks. In the summer of 2011, airberlin is offering its passengers in the German capital 9,000 flight connections per week, more connections than ever before. Since May 2010, airberlin has been continuously expanding the hub, and was already offering approximately 6,000 flight connections last summer. The hub structure

airberlin and American Airlines expand codeshare agreement

airberlin and American Airlines have expanded their codeshare relationship to include airberlin’s new services between Berlin-Tegel and New York-JFK. The non-stop flight operates since May 2011 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday between the German capital and New York. With the addition of this new flight, the codeshare agreement between airberlin and American Airlines now encompasses the entire U.S. network of the second largest German carrier. Ulf Hüttmeyer, Chief Financial Officer

airberlin: German premiere of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

To celebrate the German premiere of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, airberlin will be hosting an official ceremony at Berlin-Tegel Airport on Saturday June 25th, 2011 together with the aircraft's manufacturer Boeing and Berlin Airports. Guests from the worlds of politics, business and the media are invited to this event. Following the ceremony, airberlin employees will also be able to see this long-haul aircraft for themselves. The Boeing test airplane is

airberlin and British Airways: codeshare agreement from July

airberlin and British Airways have reached a codeshare agreement covering selected flights within Europe. Scheduled to start on 5 July 2011, the cooperation agreement applies to flights to 40 over European destinations served by the two airlines. Business travellers and holidaymakers will in future be able to reserve flights with an airberlin flight number from various German airports to London Heathrow, with the flights themselves being operated by

airberlin expands codeshare agreement with oneworld partners

Hunold at the Annual General Meeting: Becoming a member of oneworld is the most important decision airberlin has made since its public offering – 2011 burdened by political unrest in Northern Africa and the air travel tax – Regular re-election of certain Board members airberlin's CEO Joachim Hunold stated that becoming a member of the global airline alliance oneworld® has been one of the most important business decisions since the

airberlin starts to begin more flights to Dubai

airberlin is increasing the number of flights to Dubai from Berlin-Tegel, starting with its winter schedule 2011/12. The new connections can already be booked. With this move, airberlin will become the only airline providing service between the German capital and Dubai five times a week. Domestically, the airline offers connections, for example, from Düsseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Munich. For passengers from other European cities, airberlin also offers connecting flights from airports

airberlin: Free Limousine Service for Business Class Passengers in Dubai

Effective immediately, Germany’s second largest airline is offering its Business Class guests free limousine service in Dubai. The transfer is offered between Dubai International Airport and the following target destinations: Dubai City and the suburbs, Bur Dubai and the Safa Park Interchange, Jumeirah (Beach Hotels), Dubai Marina, Emirates Hills, Greens, Gardens, Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Ajman as well as to Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah. Effective immediately,

airberlin: Festive Launch of Maiden Flight from Berlin to New York

As of today, airberlin connects the two metropolises, Berlin and New York, with a non-stop flight. Flight AB7248 will be serviced using an Airbus A330-200. The flight with 289 passengers on board started from Berlin-Tegel at 1:00 p.m. and is expected to land at JFK airport in New York at 3:45 p.m. local time. Together with the guests of honour, His Honour Philip D. Murphy, United States Ambassador to Germany

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