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Air Berlin

Air Berlin
Airline
AirlineAir Berlin
IATAAB
ICAOBER
CallsignAIR BERLIN
Founded1978 (as Air Berlin USA)
Airline hub
*Berlin-Tegel Airport *Düsseldorf International Airport
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programtopbonus
AllianceOneworld (future)
Fleet size151
Destinations163
Company sloganYour Airline.
HeadquartersAirport Bureau Center
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf,
Berlin, Germany
Key people
* Hartmut Mehdorn (CEO) * Ulf Hüttmeyer (CFO) * Christoph Debus (COO) * Elke Schütt (CAO) * Helmut Himmelreich (CMO) * Thomas Ney (CPO)
Revenue-3,723.6 million (2010)

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Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG (stylized as airberlin or airberlin.com) is Germany's second largest airline, after Lufthansa, and Europe's sixth largest airline in terms of passengers.

The airline operates an extensive network including holiday destinations in the Mediterranean region, the Canary Islands and North Africa as well as intercontinental destinations in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and the Americas.

Air Berlin concentrates on serving major German and European cities to attract business traffic. A total of 23 German cities are served, more than any other airline. Its largest hub is Berlin-Tegel Airport, followed by Düsseldorf Airport. Other important destinations are the focus cities Nuremberg Airport and Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma.

On 26 July 2010, the Oneworld airline alliance announced that Air Berlin had been invited to join. Full membership is planned for the start of 2012.

The airline is headquartered at the Airport Bureau Center in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin.

Air Berlin's parent company, airberlin group or Air Berlin PLC, is publicly traded (FSE: AB1, ISIN is GB00B128C026).

In March 2011, it had 8,900 employees. The airline (including subsidiaries) carried 33.6 million passengers in 2010.


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