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Berline (short form of Berlin-Brandenburgisches Luftfahrtunternehmen GmbH) was a German airline that operated chartered cargo and holiday flights out of its base at Berlin Schönefeld Airport. It had approximately 90 employees.
Following the failed privatization and subsequent decision by Treuhandanstalt to liquidate loss-making former East German state airline Interflug in early 1991, a group of former employees acquired five of Interflug's ageing Ilyushin Il-18 turboprop aircraft and founded Il-18 Air Cargo, an airline offering chartered freight services.
On 1 November 1991, the name was changed to Berline, and the airline commenced chartered passenger flights from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport to holiday resorts at the Merranean Sea, thus continuing the Interflug tradition. In 1992 and 1993, another two modern Fokker 100 airliners were added to the Berline fleet, which were leased from TAT.
Due to the withdrawal of several investors and a subsequent cr freeze, Berline came into financial problems. On 31 March 1994, the company filed for bankruptcy and ceased all flight operations with immediate effect.
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