Overview of fees

Other Airlines

On flights operated by a codeshare partner, the optional charges of other carriers may differ from airberlin.  If part of your itinerary is operated by a partner airline, please visit the following websites for more information on other airline’s charges.

American Airlines »       Finnair »       Iberia »        British Airways »

Bangkok Airways »

Etihad Airways
USA & Kanada »

Etihad Airways
all other Flights »

Hainan Airlines »

Japan Airlines »

Meridiana »

Pegasus Airlines »

Royal Jordanian »

Air Baltic »

Cathay Pacific »


Qantas »

S7 »

Air Seychelles »   

Malaysia Airlines »   
Virgin Australia »

Qatar Airways »
TAM Airlines »
SriLankan Airlines »
Air Serbia »
Etihad Regional
(operated by Darwin Airline) »

Bulgaria Air »
Alitalia »


Based on your travel needs, the following fees may apply.
(The charges listed here may be higher if you book via the Service Center.)

Optional fees & Payment charge


Note: Other routes are subject to charges in accordance with Zone 2.

Please note that sporting weapons must be registered for flights to Abu Dhabi no later than 72 hours before departure. For registration and more information please contact our Service Center ».







The payment charge is payable per person, except for children under 2 without their own seat (reservation). On flights involving transfer, the higher payment charge applies to each of the individual journey segments.


As a topbonus status customer you may have an increased free baggage allowance »

Fees depending on time of registration

2: If possible in accordance with fare rules. See fare information ». Subject to restrictions regarding possible alternative routes. If different fares are combined during a booking, the regulations and prices for the most restrictive fare class at the time of booking always apply to a cancellation or no-show. For partial refunds of a booking, the one-way fare available for the flight taken at the time of booking is to be used as the basis for calculating the amount to be refunded.Please note that rebookings made by phone or at a ticket desk will incur a service charge.
When you make a reservation with us, we will hold your reservation at the quoted fare without payment for 24 hours so long as you make the reservation at least 168 hours prior to the flight´s departure. If you have any questions regarding these policies, please speak to a Customer Service Representative.

3: Not available in all fare categories. Please contact our Service Team » for further details.

4: Depending on fare rules, full refund or no refund of flight price

5: on short-haul and medium-haul flights

6: all alcoholic beverages and the use of our headphones on airberlin long-haul flights are free of charge

7: For bookings on short-haul and medium-haul flights made until 04.05.2015