Airberlin, as previously reported, is closing its doors on October 27, 2017 and ended all commerical operations.
The last Airberlin revenue flight was flight AB 6210 from Munich on Friday, October 27, 2017. Airbus A320 D-ABHO operated the last flight which arrived at 11:58 pm (2358) local time.
This video films activities on the last day of operations on a Dusseldorf – Berlin (Tegel) flight:
On social media, Airberlin had a short message:
The company started as an U.S. airline named Air Berlin USA (below). The first revenue flight was on April 28, 1979. In 1990, the airline became a German airline and the USA was dropped from the title.
Top Copyright Photo: Airberlin (airberlin.com) Airbus A320-214 WL D-ABNQ (msn 6877) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 933101.
Below Copyright Photo: Airberlin (airberlin.com) Airbus A330-223 D-ALPB (msn 432) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 932873.
Below Copyright Photo: Air-Berlin (airberlin.com) Boeing 737-86J WL D-ABAT (msn 29120) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 935316.
Below Copyright Photo: Air-Berlin (airberlin.com) Boeing 737-76J WL D-ABLA (msn 36114) STN (Antony J. Best). Image: 901995.
Bottom Copyright Photo: Air Berlin USA Boeing 707-331 N763AB (msn 17676) MIA (Al Rodriguez – Bruce Drum Collection). Image: 925005.
Air Berlin USA: