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 »


Based on your travel needs, the following fees may apply.

Optional fees & Payment charge


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

Israel belongs to zone 4 for fees calculation with bookings changes, change of name or cancellation.








A payment charge is payable per person (excluding infants 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 »

Short and Medium Haul
All domestic German and European flights, including the Russian Federation to the west of the Urals and Caucasus, flights between Europe and northern Africa (Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Lybia) / Turkey / Cyprus / the Canary Islands / the Azores & Madeira.

Long Haul
Flights between Europe and the parts of the Russian Federation to the east of the Urals / Central Asia / South-East Asia / the Far East / the Pacific / North, Central or South America / the Caribbean Isles / Central Africa / the south of Africa / the eastern Mediterranean region (Israel, Syria, Lebanon) / the Gulf States / Iraq / Iran.

Arising expenses at time of baggage announcement

2: If possible in accordance with fare rules. See fare information ». Namechanges might additionally cause a price difference between original and new flight.

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