Air Berlin, Etihad Airways Announce Partnership Expansion

By Jesse Sokolow on 15 January 2014
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An Air Berlin aircraft in Zurich

An Air Berlin aircraft in Zurich

Air Berlin and Etihad Airways announced an expansion of the two airlines’ partnership, which will include an increase in flights between Germany and Abu Dhabi.  In addition, the two carriers unveiled two new Airbus A320 aircraft with a unique livery featuring the names of both airlines.

Currently, the two airlines operate 42 flights a week between Germany and Abu Dhabi.  Starting in February, a second daily flight from Munich will begin, increasing the number to 49 flights a week.

Under the codeshare agreement, Etihad is able to place its code on 66 Air Berlin routes.  Meanwhile, Air Berlin’s code is placed on 35 of Etihad Airways’ routes.

The airlines plan to offer further codeshare flights to various destinations in India, South Korea, and Australia in the coming year.

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