XL stands for xtra legroom

Economy Class on long-haul flights: A superior travel experience.

Enjoy the highest level of comfort in airberlin Economy Class. Exceptional service, ergonomic padding, and XL Seats with extra leg room ensure a most relaxing and pleasant flight.

beinfreiheit.jpgThe star of the cabin: Our XL Seat

Our XL Seats in the front section of our Economy Class offer you extra space, so you arrive at your destination perfectly refreshed.
xl_seat.jpgXL Seat benefits:

  • 6 extra inches of legroom
  • Extra padding
  • Faster boarding/deplaning

You can reserve one of 40 XL Seats », subject to fee, when booking your flight or at a later date, up to 4 hours before departure »

Click here » for an overview of fees.

seat-long-teaser.jpgPick your dream seat.

In airberlin Economy Class, you have the choice between three different seating categories »:  Standard, Preferred, and XL seat. 

All our long-haul seats feature extra lumbar support, anti-thrombosis padding, generous seat pitch, 6-inch recline, and an adjustable headrest.

On our long-haul flights, the Preferred Seats are located in rows of two at the front of the cabin, enabling you to deplane faster.

Our Standard Seats offer the usual, extraordinary level of airberlin comfort.

In the FlyFlex fare, reservation of seats in all categories is free of charge (subject to availability). topbonus members (Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Service Card) benefit from special conditions »

Reserve your dream seat now »


Internet on board

The airberlin fleet will gradually be equipped with the new airberlin connect service. Find out more »

In-flight entertainment

eco_entertainment1.jpgOur new comprehensive Inseat Entertainment* system ensures that there is something to suit your individual taste.

  • each seat is equipped with its own monitor
  • individualised entertainment programme: box-office hits, TV series or games
  • more than 200 hours of programmes to choose from
  • each seat has its own USB port

You will receive headphones free of charge on board. If you prefer, you can of course use your own headphones. You can download our current entertainment programme for long-haul flights as a PDF file here »

Amenity Kit for your comfort

In order to make the journey more pleasant, on selected night flights the airberlin Amenity Kit provides each passenger with:

  • a toothbrush and toothpaste
  • a sleep mask
  • socks

Fun and games for kids

In order to ensure that the youngest passengers are also entertained during long-haul flights, they are given a colourful pack of toys when they are on board:

  • a colouring book and pencils
  • a puzzle
  • a comic
  • an airberlin cap

In-flight sales 

Our in-flight sales offer all this and a great deal more:

  • delicious snacks and drinks
  • high quality perfumes
  • exquisite jewellery
  • fashion accessories
  • children's toys

Find out about our extensive range of products before you fly »


magazin_neu.jpgairberlin in-flight magazine

You can view the current airberlin in-flight magazine here »

  • new edition on board every month
  • around one hundred pages of lifestyle, tips, information and great entertainment

Contact and archive » 

* Please note the following variation » on our route from Stuttgart to Abu Dhabi and back.         


Book additional services here »


Economy Class on short- and medium-haul flights »


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Find out when and which electronic devices are permitted on board our flights here »

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