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airberlin transports over 30 million passengers each year. Thanks to the partnership with Etihad Airways, passengers can travel to destinations in 77 countries worldwide, including 45 cities in Europe. And if you’re flying from Europe, you’ll have a whole new world of choice for travel to the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australasia, via our hub in Abu Dhabi. 

Niki is a low-cost airline and a subsidiary of airberlin. From their hub in Vienna, they serve over 50 destinations across Europe. 

Earn Etihad Guest Miles with airberlin

You can now earn Etihad Guest Miles when traveling with airberlin and NIKI. Simply quote your Etihad Guest Number when making a booking with airberlin or NIKI and remember to present your Etihad Guest Card at check-in. The number of miles earned will depend on the class of booking as shown below.

Etihad Guest Members will earn tier miles for travel on airberlin.

Flights eligible for Accrual

  • Flights marketed and operated by airberlin and NIKI.
  • airberlin and NIKI code share flights which are operated by those carriers.
CABIN/ FARE Class Earned Miles
Long-haul flights and flights to the Canary Islands
Business Flex & Business Classic J, C, D, I 150%
Business Saver T 110%
Economy Flex Y, B, H, K 100%
Economy Classic M, L, V, S 50%
Economy Saver N, Q, O, G 25%
Short- and medium haul flights
Economy Flex n/a 100%
Economy Classic n/a 50%
Economy Light n/a 25%

Claim Missing Partner Miles

Please retain your tickets and boarding passes until your miles are credited to your account. If you do not receive the credits within six weeks, please advise the Etihad Guest Service Centre . Missing miles can be claimed up to 6 months from the date of travel.

Service benefits

Benefit Etihad Guest Etihad Guest Silver Etihad Guest Gold Etihad Guest Platinum
Tier Bonus 25% 50% 75%
Priority Check-in
Priority Boarding
Airport Lounge Access** Self* Self and Guest Self and Guest
Baggage Allowance
Economy Class 1 Pc @ 23kgs 1 Pc @ 23kgs 1 Pc @ 23kgs
Excess Baggage Allowance – Piece Concept Routes Business Class 1 Pc @ 32kgs 1 Pc @ 32kgs 1 Pc @ 32kgs
First Class 1 Pc @ 32kgs 1 Pc @ 32kgs 1 Pc @ 32kgs
Economy Class 10 KGS 15 KGS 20 KGS
Excess Baggage Allowance – Weight Concept Routes Business Class 10 KGS 15 KGS 20 KGS
First Class 10 KGS 15 KGS 20 KGS

Terms and conditions

Earning Miles with airberlin

  • Invalid booking classes for accrual – P,E,W,X and U
  • Flights marketed by airberlin and NIKI and operated by a third-party carrier other than airberlin and NIKI or Etihad Airways will not be eligible for Etihad Guest Miles accrual.
  • Charter flights operated by airberlin and NIKI are not eligible for mileage accrual.
  • Flights taken on airberlin are eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore contribute to earning or maintaining your Etihad Guest Tier status.

Service benefits

For Etihad Guest Platinum, Gold and Silver Members on all airberlin and NIKI operated flights regardless of class of travel.

  • Additional guest must be booked on the same flight as the lounge eligible member.
  • The benefits listed above are for Etihad Guest Silver, Gold, and Platinum members traveling in any class on any code share flight between Etihad Airways and airberlin.
  • Members must present their Etihad Guest Card in order to avail the benefits above.
  • Children between the aged of 2 and 12 are considered as adults for lounge entry purposes.
  • Infants traveling with the lounge eligible guest shall be provided with lounge access provided the infant travels on the same flight as the lounge eligible member.
  • **Airport Lounge Access is available at all EAP network lounges except lounges operated by One World and Sky Team member carriers are excluded.
  • *From the 15th of January, Airport Lounge Access for Etihad Guest Silver Members is only available at Al Reem lounge in Abu Dhabi, Belgrade Nikola Tesla International Airport at the Premium Lounge and Seychelles International Airport at the Salon Vallée De Mai Lounge