Air Berlin CargoFebruary 26, 2017 – 09:00 pm

Air Berlin Cargo

From Dusk ‘til Dawn Air Berlin (AB) is in serious trouble, and not for the first time. This time, however, it is unclear whether the troubled carrier will see the sun rise again. AB has been battling mounting debt, increasing customer dissatisfaction, and low yields—even lower than European average—for quite awhile, but now they are under crossfire by competitors who aim to capitalize on what sources say are AB’s weaknesses and unclear business model:…

Berlin Brandenburg AirportFebruary 8, 2017 – 07:46 pm

Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Information about Airport Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt BER including a site plan and public transport. Airport Berlin Brandenburg © dpa In the future Berlin will have only one major airport: the airport Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt BER. An entirely new airport is being constructed south of the current facility. The new airport will have a capacity of approximatly 27 million passengers per year. Airport BER: A City of its own With over 20, employees…

Air Berlin Flight StatusJanuary 6, 2017 – 05:43 pm

Air Berlin Flight Status

Award flights You can redeem award miles at topbonus for flights with airberlin, NIKI and the airline partners of the topbonus Program just as easily as you collect them. For as little as 7, 500 award miles, you will be able to request a one-way award flight. For full details and to find out how many miles you still require for the flight of your choice, just go to the corresponding airline more » NEW: topbonus ! Our topbonus shop has a wide range…

Definition of Berlin AirliftDecember 28, 2016 – 05:31 pm

Definition of Berlin Airlift

Deutsche markContunico © ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Mainzinternational crisis that arose from an attempt by the Soviet Union , in 1948–49, to force the Western Allied powers (the United States , the United Kingdom , and France ) to abandon their post-World War II jurisdictions in West Berlin . In March 1948 the Allied powers decided to unite their different occupation zones of Germany into a single economic unit. In protest, the Soviet representative withdrew…

Berlin Airlift cartoonDecember 19, 2016 – 04:37 pm

Berlin Airlift cartoon

Red Stars Over Berlin Fifty years ago, a massive airlift into Berlin showed the Soviets that a post-WWII blockade would not work By C.V. Glines The morning of June 25, 1948, in Berlin was unseasonably warm, and a low ceiling of dark clouds hung ominously over the divided city. During the night, news editors in West Berlin had been busy remaking the front pages of their morning papers because of a flash from the Soviet-sponsored ADN news agency in…

Air Berlin SFODecember 16, 2016 – 04:30 pm

Air Berlin SFO

Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 arrives at SFO. (Photo courtesy: San Francisco International Airport) I have not had a chance to fly Air Berlin so here’s what I have been able to pick up from a few online sources. Air Berlin is the second largest airline in Germany (after Lufthansa) and is considered Germany’s “low-cost” airline. Ironically, Air Berlin’s SFO flights don’t fly to/from Berlin. Instead, they fly to/from Dusseldorf, a wealthy and fashionable…

Air Berlin route mapDecember 1, 2016 – 03:25 pm

Air Berlin route map

The Boeing 737 short-haul and medium-haul aircraft is the most environmentally friendly model in its class in terms of fuel consumption and noise control. The aircraft are equipped with winglets to provide additional fuel savings. Thanks to its ultramodern computer technology and GPS, this model of aircraft can be steered with great precision and fuel economy. airberlin has been operating the Boeing 737-800 (Next-Generation) in its route network since…

Berlin Airlift Cold WarNovember 22, 2016 – 02:57 pm

Berlin Airlift Cold War

Berliners watching a C-54 land at Tempelhof Airport in 1948. US Air Force Berlin Airlift - Background: With the conclusion of World War II in Europe, Germany was divided into four occupation zones as had been discussed at the Yalta Conference. The Soviet zone was in eastern Germany while the Americans were in the south, the British the northwest, and the French the southwest. Administration of these zones was to be conducted through the Four Power…

Berlin Airport (TXL)November 16, 2016 – 02:44 pm

Berlin Airport (TXL)

– © Guenter Wicker Berliner Flughaefen Berlin s Tegel airport in the north-west of the city is just five kilometres from the City West district. The shortest routes from the airport to the underground network are via the 109 and 128 buses to Kurt-Schumacher-Platz (U6) or Jakob-Kaiser-Platz (U7) stations. There is also a bus service to the suburban railway and underground station at Jungfernheide (S4/U7). In addition to the regular bus services, the…

Air Berlin partner AirlinesNovember 1, 2016 – 01:56 pm

Air Berlin partner Airlines

Etihad Airways Partners is a unique and exciting new development. Participating airlines – airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional and Jet Airways – have joined together to give you more choice. A combined network of over 250 destinations across 6 continents gives you the ease of one booking / one ticket and the flexibility to find the most convenient times for your journey. With high standards of comfort and hospitality on the ground…