Redeem Defunct Air Berlin Miles for Travel on Etihad Redeem Defunct Air Berlin Miles for Travel on Etihad

Redeem Defunct Air Berlin Miles for Travel on Etihad

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These redemptions are no longer possible.

If you have a pile of miles in the Air Berlin Topbonus program, Etihad has thrown you a lifeline as you can redeem Topbonus miles for flights on Etihad. The offer covers travel through March 28, 2018. We've got a screen grab for the promotion as well in case it disappears online.

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Key Terms

  • Bookings can be made until November 17, 2017
  • Travel dates are through March 28, 2018
  • Bookings must be made over the phone by calling +49 69153253484 in Germany
  • Lines are open 9 AM to 5 PM Mon to Fri local time
  • Awards start at 25,000 miles

Award Rates

The awards are valid for flights originating from the following destinations:

  • Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Munich
  • Zurich
  • Geneva

For a full destination list, you can view the Topbonus award chart for Etihad Airways. One-way economy flights start at the following rates:

  • 25,000 miles for flights to South and Central Asia and the Gulf States
  • 30,000 miles for flights to the Middle East and Africa
  • 35,000 miles for flights to Southeast Asia and the Far East
  • 50,000 miles for flights to Australia


The Air Berlin saga has carried on for the whole summer, with the fate of the airline confirmed only recently. One major issue for Topbonus members has always been what will happen with their miles, especially after the program filed for insolvency in late August. Luckily there is a way out via Etihad; otherwise, millions of miles could be lost by Topbonus members.

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