Air Berlin confirmed that it will absorb its dba subsidiary by Nov. 30, ending branded flying by the carrier AB acquired two years ago (ATWOnline, Aug. 18, 2006). Dba operates nine aircraft and three of its 737-300s will leave the AB fleet entirely. Dba's 120 pilots and 175 cabin crew will be transferred elsewhere within AB or offered buyouts.

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