Virgin Australia has signed a reciprocal codeshare and frequent flyer agreement with airberlin,.
Virgin Australia will codeshare on airberlin’s daily direct services from Abu Dhabi to Dusseldorf and Berlin.
Airberlin will also codeshare on Virgin Australia’s Abu Dhabi to Sydney service, its Phuket to Perth service and on nine of its domestic services within Australia.
Seats are available for sale immediately for travel from August 1.
As part of the new agreement, members of Virgin Australia’s loyalty programme Velocity Frequent Flyer and airberlin’s topbonus programme will receive reciprocal benefits, with the ability to earn and redeem points or miles, regardless of which airline is operating the flight.
Airberlin operates daily direct services between Abu Dhabi and Berlin and between Abu Dhabi and Dusseldorf.