EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Air Berlin

Air Berlin

Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51 - Air transport
Number Employed: 9300
Group: Air Berlin

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-01-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 900
Planned Job Reductions max: 900
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014

Additional Information

German airline Air Berlin will cut 900 jobs until 2014. This is part of a larger restructuring programme at Germany’s second largest air carrier. It will include a range of measures to fight its net debts of about EUR 800 million, such as the downsizing of the number of flights and air planes, as well as implementing wage cuts.

Negotiations with the trade union and the works council are ongoing.