At a glance

  • Collect valuable topbonus status and award miles on every flight with NIKI
  • Award flights from as little as 3,000 award miles with our topbonus Topdeal Tickets
  • With 20,000 topbonus status miles or 24 flights within 12 month you will receive topbonus Silver status

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Collecting miles with NIKI


You collect valuable topbonus status and award miles on every flight with NIKI for free flights and status benefits.

You can earn miles on all flights with an airberlin (AB) and NIKI (HG) flight number. Miles are calculated according to the tables below. The number of miles depends on the tariff booked and for long haul flights it also depends on the class of travel and the actual distance.


Please note
that for flights which are part of a tour-operator package you will receive 25% of the distance miles in Economy Class. For flights in Business Class you will receive 100% of the distance miles. Please also note that the mile values listed apply for the respective direct routes. All booking classes that are not listed in the above table are not eligible for mileage accrual.

: Flights within an european country (see Europe overview) 

Europe: All cross-border flights within Europe (excluding domestic flights): Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France (excluding  oversees départements), Greece, Great Britain, Ireland, Island, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Croatia, Malta, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal (including Azores/Madeira), Rumania, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and Cyprus.

Long-haul routes: flights from Europe to: Egypt, Algeria, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Canada, Canary Islands, Kenya, Cuba, Maledives, Marocco, Mexico, Namibia, Russian Federation (western Urals), South Africa, Thailand, Tunesia, USA and UAE.

Domestic sectors of flights outside Europe also earn miles in accordance with the mileage table for long-haul flights. Minimum mileage values apply: 250 miles or 500 miles in FlyDeal/ FlyClassic categories and 750 miles in FlyFlex.


Redeem miles with airberlin

Search for and book award flights easily online – that’s it!

Book an award flight

Or by telephone on 0049 (0)30 - 3434 3433*. The miles for your flight will then be deducted from your topbonus mileage account. Please have your registration password ready.

Use your miles to travel the world!

Here you’ll see how many miles you need to redeem an award flight with airberlin and NIKI. All mileage amounts are listed exclusive of taxes, fees and fuel surcharges.


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Taxes, charges and fuel surcharges can be included for an additional 7,500 award miles for inland flights and within Europe and an additional 12,500 miles for flights to the Middle East and North Africa. 

Please note that the mileage amounts apply per single route. Please also note that award flights can only be booked for natural persons. Consequently you will not be able to redeem miles for "extra seats".

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All topbonus award flights are flexible one-way flights, so they can be combined with any other flight. You can simply use your miles for the outbound flight, purchase an inbound flight of your choice, or you can even use your miles for a return flight (subject to availability). Your award flights are transferable to other people.

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Decide yourself: would you like an award flight for a cheaper mileage rate and pay the taxes, fees and fuel surcharge due yourself? Or would you prefer to book a completely free flight (incl. taxes, fees and fuel surcharge)?

By the way: you don’t pay a service charge on award and free flights.

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Now others can profit from your miles! Make your journey even more comfortable with the Business Class Upgrade » using award miles. And with the Companion Ticket » your companion pays just half the award miles for the flight. You can also book straight into Business Class  - however you prefer.

The airberlin Topdeal Tickets » will give you the chance to regularly claim award flights at even more favourable conditions than before.

You don't have enough award miles for your free flight? Then you can simply purchase additional award miles. Buy award miles »

National: flights within a Germany, Austria or Spain
Europe: flights within Europe (excluding national flights): Austria, Bulgaria, the Canary Isles, Croatia, Cypress, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores), Romania, Russian Federation west of the Urals, Serbia, Spain (including Balearic Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
Middle East / North Africa: flights from Europe to: Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Tunisia
North America: flights from Europe to: Canada, USA
Central America / Caribbean: flights from Europe to: Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico, the Netherlands Antilles
Africa: flights from Europe to: Kenya, Namibia, South Africa
South & Central Asia / The Gulf States: flights from Europe to: Iraq, Maledives, United Arab Emirates
Southeast Asia: flights from Europe to: Thailand

* German area code. International long distance rates for calls from outside Germany apply.

Mileage credit

Retroactive mileage credit online

If your award miles for flights with airberlin, NIKI or the airline parnters of the topbonus Program have not been automatically credited to your account – or you forgot to present your topbonus Card at Check-in – don’t worry!

You can claim any outstanding miles easily and quickly here »

Partner information

NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH

In 2011 NIKI posted revenue of about EUR 452.6m and carried a total of some 4.5m passengers, making it the second-largest airline at Vienna International Airport. Since 20 March 2012 NIKI has been in a position to offer its customers access to a constantly growing network, even greater flexibility and individual solutions as an affiliate member of the oneworld alliance through its parent company, airberlin. NIKI and airberlin’s market-leading products and prices have allowed the airlines to claim market leadership on routes between Germany and Austria.

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