airberlin to cease long haul operations on 15-Oct-2017, suspends Hamburg-Munich and Cologne-Munich

    airberlin, via its official Facebook account, confirmed (25-Sep-2017) plans to cease all long haul operations on 15-Oct-2017, adding leased A330 aircraft are gradually being returned to lessors. airberlin also confirmed Duesseldorf-Los Angeles service was suspended on 25-Sep-2017. The carrier also plans to discontinue HamburgMunich and Cologne/Bonn-Munich from 29-Sep-2017.