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Air Bank

Air Bank is a modern and innovative 21st century Czech bank offering a new generation of online banking and running its own branch network.

It officially started its operations in the Czech Republic in November 2011 with a view to be the first bank that people can like. Air Bank’s key values include simplicity, courage, user-friendly approach and transparency. Air Bank’s clients have a choice of two pricing programmes. The Maly tarif (Small Tariff) pricing scheme has no monthly charges; clients only pay for selected transactions. Under the Velky tarif (Big Tariff) scheme customers receive all common services free of charge, including withdrawals from ATMs throughout the European Union.

In November 2018, seven years since its start, Air Bank had almost 800 employees, 35 branches in major Czech cities, and more than 660,000 customers, and it managed deposits in excess of CZK 100 billion.

Air Bank features the following advantages:

  • Interest-bearing current account with no absurd charges
  • Consumer loans without charges and with rewards for timely repayment
  • A mortgage that can be repaid anytime without restrictions
  • Clear and easy-to-use mobile and online banking
  • Innovative branches without counters, open in the evenings and during the weekends
  • All services are accessible under the same conditions via online banking, mobile application or at the branche offices
  • 380 own ATMs and, in addition, possibility to withdraw money at more than 1,000 Sazka lottery points of sale
  • Satisfaction guarantee: charges are refunded if clients are not satisfied


  • June 2010: Brusson a.s. applied to the Czech National Bank for a banking licence
  • May 2011: The Czech National Bank awarded the licence to Brusson a.s. with effect from 31 May 2011
  • 3 June 2011: Brusson a.s. renamed Air Bank a.s. in the Companies Register
  • 22 November 2011: Air Bank a.s. officially launched operations and opened its first branches

Air Bank: Key Business Highlights

  2019 2018
PPF Group share 91.12% 91.12%
Net profit (EUR millions) 60 56
Total assets (EUR millions) 4,669 4,364
Equity (EUR millions) 385 301
Number of employees 798 778

Air Bank: Management as of 21 February 2019

Board of Directors Michal Strcula, Chairman
Pavel Pfauser, Member
Luboš Berkovec, Member
Supervisory Board Pavel Rozehnal, Chairman
Radek Pluhař, Member
Robert Štefl, Member
Management Michal Strcula, Chief Executive Officer


Evropská 2690/17
160 00 Prague 6
The Czech Republic

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