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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #90 on: May 05, 2016, 01:09:52 PM »
I see no availability from JFK-TLV on Air Berlin with Avios, but I do see JFK-TXL & TXL-TLV. I understand they may be able to check the luggage straight through, and maybe not. But how about excess luggage? If I pay for an additional suitcase, will I pay twice? From what I see, it's about 130eu for a second suitcase in economy. Anyone have any experience with this?
Why wouldn't they be able to check it straight through? Call them up and it will book on one ticket.

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #91 on: May 05, 2016, 01:10:51 PM »
I see no availability from JFK-TLV on Air Berlin with Avios, but I do see JFK-TXL & TXL-TLV. I understand they may be able to check the luggage straight through, and maybe not. But how about excess luggage? If I pay for an additional suitcase, will I pay twice? From what I see, it's about 130eu for a second suitcase in economy. Anyone have any experience with this?
BA is not great at piecing those things together online.
Therefore you should call them to book it for you on one ticket. Mention that you were not able to do it online and they most likely waive the phone fee.

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #92 on: May 05, 2016, 03:56:37 PM »
Ymmv as far as getting them to waive the phone fee.
They told me once "it is bookable online - you just have to do it as two separate tickets"
There is savings though because if they make it for you as one ticket it'll be less taxes.

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #93 on: May 05, 2016, 11:57:47 PM »
Ymmv as far as getting them to waive the phone fee.
They told me once "it is bookable online - you just have to do it as two separate tickets"
There is savings though because if they make it for you as one ticket it'll be less taxes.
+1 although IME 9 of 10 times you can get it waived

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #94 on: May 06, 2016, 07:47:11 AM »

I see no availability from JFK-TLV on Air Berlin with Avios, but I do see JFK-TXL & TXL-TLV. I understand they may be able to check the luggage straight through, and maybe not. But how about excess luggage? If I pay for an additional suitcase, will I pay twice? From what I see, it's about 130eu for a second suitcase in economy. Anyone have any experience with this?

They should most definitely be able to check the luggage straight through.
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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #95 on: May 07, 2016, 11:42:20 PM »
I'm looking for July and I can't any availibity whatsoever for flights from Txl or Dus to jfk or ord.
Am I doing something wrong or is there really nothing?

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #96 on: May 08, 2016, 01:28:09 AM »
I'm looking for July and I can't any availibity whatsoever for flights from Txl or Dus to jfk or ord.
Am I doing something wrong or is there really nothing?
Wouldn't know if you're doing something wrong but July can be challenging.

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #97 on: May 08, 2016, 01:13:25 PM »
Wouldn't know if you're doing something wrong but July can be challenging.
Probably too early. They really cut back on releasing seats. J is nearly impossible more than a 2 weeks out. Y maybe 8 weeks out.
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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #98 on: June 19, 2016, 09:45:36 AM »
Is there a way to change seats on AB site. RJ lets be change main flight but short hop connecting flight does not take.
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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #99 on: June 19, 2016, 12:58:46 PM »
Is there a way to change seats on AB site. RJ lets be change main flight but short hop connecting flight does not take.
Try Qatar airways' website.

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #100 on: December 03, 2016, 10:03:26 PM »
Potential TLV-TXL-ORD award flight with 45m layover in TXL.  Any chance of actually making the connection with DW and 3 kids?   Does AB have regular flights TXL-ORD if you miss your connection?

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #101 on: February 13, 2017, 01:01:25 PM »
Anyone purchased XL Seat for Y?

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #102 on: March 28, 2017, 09:02:30 AM »
I see AB J availability on IB but not on BA or AA. Before I waste my time calling AA Is it Phantom? YQ is very high on IB.

ETA: AA cannot see the same availability as IB.
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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #103 on: April 23, 2017, 11:37:08 AM »
two segments of a AB flight (jfk-txl-tlv) that's available on AA site and individually on BA only show on BA if I search for the 2 segments separately. If I book them separately I end up with 2 PNRs? can these be merged into one PNR?

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Re: Air Berlin questions
« Reply #104 on: April 23, 2017, 11:49:14 AM »
two segments of a AB flight (jfk-txl-tlv) that's available on AA site and individually on BA only show on BA if I search for the 2 segments separately. If I book them separately I end up with 2 PNRs? can these be merged into one PNR?
I havent been able to merge PNRs But if you call BA (Singapore number) they can usually help you book what you can see but cant book together.
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