Etihad Airways & Air Berlin - Authorisations - A91307 & A91308


On 26 April 2012 Etihad Airways and Air Berlin applied for authorisation to make and give effect to a Commercial Co-operation Agreement and Codeshare Agreement (together the Alliance). The Alliance will cover air passenger services between Germany and Australia via Abu Dhabi.The airlines seek authorisation to cooperate in relation to joint pricing, joint route and scheduling and joint marketing, distribution and sales representation as well as a range of other cooperative arrangements. The Alliance does not anticipate revenue sharing. Etihad and Air Berlin are seeking authorisation for 10 years and are seeking interim authorisation in order to start implementing the alliance as soon as possible.

A copy of the applications and submission are available by following the links below.

On 25 July 2012 the ACCC issued a final determination granting authorisation for a period of ten years.


  • Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG
  • Etihad Airways

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91307
  • A91308