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Overview online fees

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


Booking/Rebooking/Cancellation
Unaccompanied minors
Seat reservation
Baggage
Sports baggage
Special baggage
Gourmet Meal


What are the zones?


Zone 1: Flights within Germany
Zone 2: Flights between Germany/Austria/Switzerland and Europe (excluding zone 3)
Zone 3: Flights between Germany/Austria/Switzerland and the Azores, Greece, Israel, the Canary Islands, Madeira, North Africa, Turkey and Cyprus
Zone 4: Flights between Germany/Austria/Switzerland and the USA, the Caribbean, Mexico and United Arab Emirates


airberlin fees

BOOKINGNoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4
Economy
Class
Business
Class
72 h fare guarantee  8 €8 €8 €15 €  
Rebooking175 €75 €75 €130 €250 €
For bookings starting from the USA       300 USD450 USD
Cancellation1Depending on fare rules,
full refund or no refund
of flight price
        180 €260 €
For bookings starting from the USA    300 USD300 USD300 USD500 USD
Processing charge for ticket refund1  25 €25 €25 €25 €25 €
Evening check inno charge for (business class,  
topbonus Service/
Silver/Gold
/Platinum Card)
10 €  10 €   10 €  10 €  10 € 
UNACCOMPANIED MINORS
 
NoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
Registration til 30 h prior to departure 50 €70 €70 €100 € 
Registration from 30 h prior to departure 55 €75 €75 €105 € 
PAYMENT CHARGE2
 
NoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4  
Direct debitpayable per person
(except for children under 2) 
5 €5 €5 €5 € 
giropay
payment
  freefreefreefree
Other methods inkl. Paypalpayable per person
(except for children under 2)
7 €10 €12 €20 €
SEAT RESERVATION
(fee per leg)
 
           
for online reservationNoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
Standard seat category B     7 - 9 €7 - 9 €16 €19 - 25 €  
Standard seat category A   11 - 15 €11 - 15 € 25 €29 - 49 € 
Preferred Seat  15 - 19 €15 - 19 € 29 €39 - 59 € 
XL-Seat (more leg space)    19 €19  € 29 €89 € 
for reservation at the airport   Zone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
Standard seat category B   30 €30 €30 €54 € 
Standard seat category A   30 €30 €30 €54 €  
Preferred Seat   34 €34 €34 €84 €   
XL-Seat (more leg space)    34 €34 €34 €84 € 
HAND BAGGAGE
(only in Economy Class)
Additional hand baggage
up to 20 kg50 €60€60 €100 €
BAGGAGE AND ADDITIONAL BAGGAGE
(fee per route)
NoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4
Economy Light (formerly JustFly)           
1. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg15 €35 €35 €     
1. piece from 30 h prior to departurebis 23 kg40 €60 €60 €     
1. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg65 €85 €85 €   
1. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg90 €110 €110 €
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 €90 €90 €   
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg95 €115 €115 €
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 €140 €140 €   
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg145 €165 €165 €
Economy Saver (formerly FlyDeal4)NoteZone 1  Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
1. piecetil 23 kgfreefreefreefree
1. piece23 - 32 kg50 €50 €50 €100 €
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 €90 €90 €150 €
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg95 €115 €115 €175 €
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 €140 €140 €250 €
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg145 €165 €165 €275 €
Economy Classic (formerly FlyClassic)NoteZone 1    Zone 2Zone 3 Zone 4 
1. piecetil 23 kgfreefree   free free  
1. piece23 - 32 kg50 €50 €50 €100 € 
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 €  90 €90 €  150 € 
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg95 €115 €115 € 175 € 
2.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 €140 €140 €250 € 
2.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg145 €165 €165 €275 €  
Economy Flex (formerly FlyFlex+ and FlyFlex)NoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
1. & 2. piecetil 23 kgfreefreefree  free 
1. & 2. piece23 - 32 kg50 €50 €50 €100 € 
3.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 €90 €90 €150 €
3.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg95 €115 €115 €175 € 
3.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 €140 €140 €250 € 
3.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg145 €165 €165 €275 € 
Business Class           
1. & 2. piecetil 32 kg        free
3.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 €90 €90 €  150 €
3.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg95 €115 €115 €  175 € 
3.-5. piece til 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 €140 € 140 €  175 € 
3.-5. piece from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg145 €165 €165 €  275 € 
SPORTS BAGGAGE
(fee per route)3 5
NoteZone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
Economy Light (formerly JustFly)     
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg50 € / 95 €50 € / 115 €50 € / 115 €   
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg100 € / 145 €100 € / 165 €100 € / 165 €   
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 € / 95 €70 € / 115 €70 € / 115 €   
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 € / 145 €120 € / 165 €120 € / 165 €   
Economy Saver (formerly FlyDeal4) / Business Saver           
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg50 € / 95 €50 € / 115 €50 € / 115 €100 € / 175 € free / 175 €
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg100 € / 145 €100 € / 165 €100 € / 165 €200 € / 275 €free / 275 €
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 € / 95 €70 € / 115 €70 € / 115 €150 € / 175 €free / 175 €
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 € / 145 €120 € / 165 €120 € / 165 €250 € / 275 €free / 275 €
Economy Classic (formerly FlyClassic ) / Business Classic            
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg50 € / 95 €50 € / 115 €50 € / 115 €100 € / 175 €free / 175 €
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg100 € / 145 €100 € / 165 €100 € / 165 €200 € / 275 €free / 275 €
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kg70 € / 95 €70 € / 115 €70 € / 115 €150 € / 175 €free / 175 €
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 € / 145 €120 € / 165 €120 € / 165 €250 € / 275 €free / 275 €
Economy Flex (formerly FlyFlex+)           
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kgfree / 95 €free / 115 €free / 115 €   
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg50 € / 145 €50 € / 165 €50 € / 165 €   
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 23 kgfree / 95 €free / 115 €free / 115 €   
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departure23 - 32 kg120 € / 145 € 120 € / 165 €120 € / 165 €   
Economy Flex (formerly FlyFlex) / Business Flex           
Golf/Ski/Dive/Surf/Kite/Wake til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 32 kg      free / 175 €free / 175 €
Bike til/from 30 h prior to departuretil 32 kg      free / 275 €free / 275 €    
SPECIAL BAGGAGE
(fee per route)6
  Zone 1  Zone 2  Zone 3Zone 4   
Pets in cabin
(up to 10 kg incl. carrier)
til /from 30 h prior to departure
In suitable carrier
(max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm).
Registration til 4 h prior
to departure
40/45 €60/65 €70/75 €100/105 € 
Pets in hold
(up to 70 kg incl. carrier)
In suitable carrier.
Registration til 4 h prior
to departure
Zone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4
Small carrier60 x 45 x 40 cm75 €100 €125 €150 €
Medium carrier100 x 65 x 70 cm100 €150 €175 € 200 €
Large carrier125 x 75 x 85 cm125 €200 €225 €250 €
Sport weapon and
associated ammunition
Registration til 24 h prior
to departure.
Ammunition (max 5 kg)
and weapon must be separated
50 €50 €50 €75 €
OTHER  Zone 1Zone 2Zone 3Zone 4 
Gourmet Meal  7 -18,50 €7 -18,50 €7 -18,50 €7 -18,50 € 

Fees of our Airline Partner

  
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 ».

1: If possible in accordance with fare rules. Please inform yourself about further 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.

2: 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.

3: As a topbonus status customer you may have an increased free baggage allowance. Please be informed about your personal free baggage as atopbonus member » (link opens in new window).

4: no longer bookable on short/medium-haul since 12 July 2016

5: On flights from/to/via Abu Dhabi you can check in your sports baggage free of charge at the day of departure. A registration is recommended.

6: On flights to Abu Dhabi, sporting weapon need to be registered at our Service Center » latest 72 h prior to departure. Please contact our service center ».