Belair Airlines flights & tickets

Belair Airlines AG (4T) was a Swiss charter airline flying out of Zurich to European cities and resort destinations on Boeing 757s and Boeing 767s. The airline ran medium and long-haul flights to worldwide destinations. The airline is currently a subsidiary of Air Berlin, and is currently flying for Niki. None of the aircraft are labeled as Belair, but carry the Air Berlin title. It plans to cease operations in October 2017. Belair began as Balair in the 1920s, and merged with Swissair a short time later. Balair started up again in 1953 and has had several starts and mergers since then, while limiting service to holiday destinations. The current iteration of Belair began in 2001 and has been fully owned by Air Berlin (AB) since 2009.

Flying Belair Airlines

Belair Airlines flights are currently operated by Niki Airlines (HG) which is headquartered in Austria and is also a subsidiary of Air Berlin. There are plans for Niki to become part of Etihad airlines after the summer of 2017. Flights operated by Niki fly out of Montreal and Toronto in Canada. Flights are operated by Air Berlin.

Flights operated by Niki offer check-in up to 45 minutes before departure, and food can be purchased on board on all flights departing from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In-flight entertainment in the form of radio, TV, and films is available on all flights. Magazines and newspapers are offered on all flights free of charge. All flights allow one free carry-on item, and checked bags are free on some flights. Booking charges apply, but are variable. Niki has a 69% on-time rating, and 30% of flights were delayed more than 15 minutes in April of 2017.

About Flying with Air Berlin

Check In

  • Check-in times for flights from North America begin 240 minutes before departure, and close at varying times depending on the outbound airport.
  • You may check in online or using the mobile app.
  • Seats can be booked up to 4 hours prior to departure.
  • XL seats and Preferred seats provide more leg room than ordinary seats and can be booked for a variable fee on short and medium haul flights.
  • XL seats provide more leg room and deeper seats on long haul flights and can be booked for a variable fee. Preferred seats offer quicker disembarkation from the aircraft but do not offer extra leg room.

About Flying with Air Berlin

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