Hamlet69 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2849 posts, RR: 57 Posted (15 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1370 times:
I am curious if anyone can provide any info on this oft-overlooked carrier. Fleet, alliance partners, owners? A reference to a website would be most especially appreciated, as I cannot find one through any search engine. I don't even care if it is in German, although I don't speak the language.
Star321 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (15 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1357 times:
Okay, here are some basic facts about Air Berlin. I know the airline quite well as it is the leading holiday airline at my home airport Paderborn/Lippstadt (PAD).
Fleet: 16 B738 (184 seats) and 5 B734 (167 seats), all having TCAS anti-collision system, all major maintenance carried out by LH
Founded: 1979, American ownership, since 1990 major stake hold by Germans
Passengers: 3 Mio. (1999)
Departure Airports: Berlin (both TXL and SXF), Bremen, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Erfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Cologne/Bonn, Leipzig/Halle, Munster/Osnabrück, Nuremberg,Paderborn/Lippstadt, Saarbrucken, Stuttgart
Destinations: Agadir, Alicante, Almeria, Antalya, Dalaman, Djerba, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Hurghada, Ibiza, Jerez de la Frontera, Korfu, Kos, La Palma, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Luxor, Malaga, Menorca, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Rhodos, Samos, Sharm el Sheik, Teneriffa, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos
Air Berlin flies for all major German travel organisers as well as selling single seats on all flights.
Air Berlin was the first German holiday carier that based jets at small airports like Munster, Paderborn, Nuremberg wich are now all among their major bases. The carrier has 4 B737 based at Paderborn, an airport with just over 1 Mio passengers annually
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