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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 Silver Etihad Guest Gold Etihad Guest Platinum
Priority Check-in
Priority Boarding
Exclusive waiting area access
Baggage Allowance
Piece Concept 1Pc up to 23 Kg in Economy Class, 32 Kg in Business Class 1Pc up to 23 Kg in Economy Class, 32 Kg in Business Class 1Pc up to 23 Kg in Economy Class, 32 Kg in Business Class

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.

Members can access the Exclusive Waiting Areas by swiping their Etihad Guest Card or by calling the airberlin ticket desk using the courtesy phone located at the entrance of the Waiting Area. The benefits shall be granted to eligible Etihad Guest Members and are governed by the topbonus programme rules granted to the topbonus eligible members.

In airports where airberlin offer a lounge operated by a third party (lounges not owned or operated by airberlin), Etihad Guest members will be entitled to access this lounge only when booked to travel in business class.