Effective 19th August 2017, airberlin has temporarily suspended frequent flyer mileage accrual and redemptions for its own topbonus members as well as frequent flyers from partner airlines.
This meant flights taken or redemptions made on Air Berlin by Privilege Club members before 19th August would still have been eligible for mileage credit or travel respectively.
However, Air Berlin has now announced that it would cease all flight operation on 28th October 2017 including for its affiliate, NIKI.
This means Privilege Club members will not be able to file/request for retro claims after 28th October for any AB flight taken before 19th August.
Any redemption ticket previously issued with a travel date on/after 28th October will be cancelled automatically. Members with such tickets should contact Member Services stating their redemption ticket numbers requesting for full refund.
Privilege Club members will not be able to redeem Qmiles for award tickets on airberlin.
Airberlin is one of Europe’s leading airlines and flies to 150 destinations in 40 countries.
The second largest airline in Germany carried more than 33 million passengers in 2012. airberlin is also a member of the oneworld® airline alliance. The airline with the award-winning service operates codeshare flights worldwide with 14 airlines. The fleet has an average age of five years and is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe.
Earn Qmiles and Qpoints
Earn Qmiles & Qpoints when flying on Air Berlin marketed* flights that are operated** by any oneworld carrier and oneworld affiliates. Qpoints earned on these flights will count toward elite membership status on Privilege Club.
Eligible booking classes and number of Qmiles earned are as per table below. For Qpoints, please click here
*Marketed refers to the airline whose flight number is specified on your booking.
**Operated refers to the airline you are flying on.
|Booking class||Qmiles accrual|
|Until 24th July 2016||From 25th July 2016 onwards|
|Business||J, C, D, I||125%||125%|
|Discounted Economy||H, K, M, L, V, S||50%||50%|
|Discounted Economy||N, Q, O, G||25%||25%|
Effective 25th July 2016:
Short and medium haul flights (domestic and intra-Europe flights excluding flights to/from the Canary Islands), members will earn according to the fare type shown on the boarding pass:
Economy Flex - 100%, Economy Classic - 50%, Economy Light - 25%
Short Haul Flights
Domestic: Flights within a European country
Medium Haul Flights
Europe: All cross-border flights within Europe (excluding domestic flights): Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France (excluding oversees départements), Greece, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Croatia, Malta, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal (including Azores/Madeira), Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Spain (Canary Islands excluded), Turkey and Cyprus.
Long Haul Flights
Flights from Europe to: Egypt, Algeria, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Canada, Canary Islands, Kenya, Cuba, Maldives, Morocco, Mexico, Namibia, Russian Federation (western Urals), South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, USA and UAE.
Flights to the Canary Islands are treated as long haul.
Claim Missing Qmiles
To claim missing Qmiles with Air Berlin, click here