Airline
Cooperation models for airlines
Deutsche Bahn offers airlines various options, to offer their passengers a comfortable and environmentally friendly transport to the airport. Our offers expand the catchment area of the airline and form an attractive alternative to feeder flights. Especially Frankfurt Airport with its almost 200 daily ICE-connections from all of Germany, offers ideal preconditions for a connection of high-speed rail and international flights. 
Our product portfolio consists of 4 cooperation models, starting with a flexible Rail&Fly ticket up to a real codeshare. Please contact us for further information about our cooperation models!

DB Rail&Fly Interline Codeshare Airline.Connect
Setup
Virtual 9B flights from QYG to Airports in the GDS
QYG = Railway Germany, all German railway stations
No real schedule, customer selects connection according to preferences
Real train connections with 9B code published in GDS
Sold in combination with flight (interline)
Real train connections with code of partner airline
Based on published standalone/interline connections
Direct connection to full DB inventory
Webservice XML interface
Airline has access to all DB connections, similar to bahn.de
Commercial Model
Flatrate fare per coupon
Airline files throughfares and defines rate for customer
Rail&Fly contract between DB and airline
Direct settlement between DB and airline or via IATA Clearing House
Fares according to distance, 4 booking classes (2 subject to availability)
SPA agreement between 9B and airline
Clearing via IATA Clearing House
Fares according to distance, 4 booking classes (2 subject to availability)
Codeshare contract between 9B and airline
Clearing via IATA Clearing House
Net-Fare model
Airline has access to real time bahn.de fares
Payment of commission
Ticket without price tag
Direct settlement between airline and DB
Customer Perspective
Booking via airline, travel agent, OTA in combination with flight (GDS based).
Check-In from 72hrs before departure via rail-checkin.com
Booking via airline, travel agent, OTA (GDS based)
Check-In from 72hrs before departure via rail-checkin.com
Booking via airline, travel agent, OTA (GDS based)
Check-In from 72hrs before departure via rail-checkin.com
Booking via airline-website
Receives PDF ticket immediately from airline