airberlin transports over 30 million passengers each year. Thanks to the partnership with Etihad Airways, passengers can travel a combined network of 239 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. One network. One ticket.

With attractive pricing in place, airberlin ensures you enjoy your travel experience from the moment you board until the time you depart the plane. For flights of 60 minutes or more, you can enjoy a selection of gourmet food from ‘Zanzibar’ one of the most famous restaurants on the island of Sylt.

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 Class Earned Miles
Business J, C, D, I 150%
Economy Y, B, H, K 100%
Discounted Economy M, L, V, S 50%
Discounted Economy N, Q, O, G 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 on +800 GUEST. Missing miles can be claimed up to 6 months from the date of travel.

Redeem Miles with airberlin

To make a reward booking on airberlin and NIKI, please contact the Etihad Guest Service Centre at least 14 days prior to your intended date of travel. Flights that are both operated and marketed by airberlin and NIKI, are available for redemption.

Redemption table
The table below indicates the miles required for a one way redemption ticket based on the distance traveled:

Distance in Miles Economy Premium Economy Business Class First Class
0-600 10,500 12,500 16,800 23,000
601-1000 15,500 18,500 24,500 33,800
1001-1400 19,500 23,500 31,200 42,800
1401-2000 25,000 30,000 40,000 55,000
2001-4000 30,600 36,800 49,000 67,300
4001-6000 38,900 46,700 62,500 85,600
6001-8000 47,300 56,700 75,600 104,000
8001-12400 57,000 68,500 91,200 125,300
12401-18000 80,600 96,800 129,000 177,300
18001 109,800 131,800 175,600 241,500

Service benefits

Benefit Etihad Guest Silver Etihad Guest Gold Etihad Guest Platinum
Priority Check-in
Priority Boarding
Economy FlyClassic or FlyDeal: 2 piece at 32kg Economy FlyClassic or FlyDeal: 2 piece at 32kg Economy FlyClassic or FlyDeal: 3 piece at 32kg
Baggage Allowance Economy FlyFlex: 3 piece at 32kg Economy FlyFlex: 3 piece at 32kg Economy FlyFlex: 4 piece at 32kg
Business Class: 3 piece at 32kg Business Class: 3 piece at 32kg Business Class: 4 piece at 32kg
Exclusive waiting area access

Terms and conditions

Earning Miles with airberlin

  • 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 and NIKI are eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore do contribute to earning or maintaining your Etihad Guest Silver, Gold or Platinum.
  • Flights taken on airberlin are eligible to earn Etihad Guest Tier Miles and therefore contribute to earning or maintaining your Etihad Guest Tier status.

Redeeming Miles with airberlin

  • A minimum of 14 days advance notice is required for making a reward flight booking.
  • Award tickets are not valid on codeshare flights.
  • Seats are subject to availability.
  • A reward ticket for a child will be issued at the same value as for an adult.
  • Infant tickets will be issued at 10% of the adult mileage value.
  • Applicable taxes and surcharges will have to be paid at the time of ticket issuance.
  • One way tickets are permitted.
  • Using miles for upgrades on partner flights are not permitted.
  • Reward tickets are valid for a maximum period of one year from the original date of issue.
  • One date change is permitted free of charge, any subsequent changes are as per Etihad Guest terms and condition.
  • On cancellation / Refund – as per Etihad Guest terms and conditions. 
  • Stop overs are permitted.
  • Name changes are not permitted.

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.