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  1. Robert Dotson
    Robert Dotson at |

    Ditto on how the unmitigated disaster of BER impacted them…such a shame…and so unGermanic.

  2. Rrapynot
    Rrapynot at |

    I’ve been thinking of using Aadvantage points to book an AB trip to Berlin this summer. If they fold, would AA have to rebook me or would I just get a refund?

  3. Garrett Hartsuyker
    Garrett Hartsuyker at |

    When you shrink an airline, it is akin to a canary singing in the mine…

  4. Flyer
    Flyer at |

    The header is showing a Boeing 737-700 in Air Berlin Livery operated by TUIfly (not an A320 as stated)!

  5. Ivan Acosta
    Ivan Acosta at |

    At least, I got to fly them across the Atlantic twice this year. Biz seats are cramped but the food was surprisingly good

    1. Seth Miller
      Seth Miller at |

      The long-haul operations are expected to continue as is for now.

  6. Seth Miller
    Seth Miller at |
  7. Hendrik
    Hendrik at |

    BER opening would have just meant that they had another hub to feed. Average income in the Berlin region is sub-par and people already have lots of other options like LEJ.
    I don’t believe that BER would have been a huge success for AB. LH scaling down longhaul operations at DUS left the market to AB.

    I wonder if they rebrand to airduesseldorf and just shut down TXL operations 🙂

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