Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG

EANS-News: Air Berlin PLC
airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in April

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Company Information/Traffic Figures April 2012


Berlin (euro adhoc) - In April 2012, airberlin was able to increase fleet
capacity utilization to 78.0 percent, i.e. an increase of 2 percentage points.
This marks the twelfth successive month, in which the airline company has
consistently improved its capacity utilization. In monthly comparison, the
company had reduced capacity by 6.7 percent in a targeted manner in the context
of the efficiency-increasing program "Shape & Size". At the same time, the
number of passengers transported only decreased by 4.3 percent, namely from
2,778,784 passengers in April 2011 to 2,659,549 passengers in April 2012.

From January to April, airberlin welcomed a total of 9,170,527 passengers on
board, i.e. 5 percent less than in the corresponding period of the previous
year. This was offset by a capacity reduction of 9.1 percent in the first four
months of the year. Over the same period, airberlin was able to increase its
capacity utilization rate from 73.5 percent to 76.8 percent (+3.3 percentage
points).


April 2012                              April 2012, accumulated
Capacity 3,408,746  (-6.7 %)            Capacity 11,934,988  (-9.1 %)
Number of passengers 2,659,549(-4.3 %)  Number of passengers 9,170,527 (-5.0 %)

Capacity utiliz. rate in % 78.0(+2.0 pp)Capacity utiliz. rate in % 76.8(+3.3 pp)


Further inquiry note:
Melanie Schyja
Press Officer
Tel.: +49 (0)30 3434 1500
Fax: +49 (0)30 3434 1509
E-Mail: melanie.schyja@airberlin.com

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company:     Air Berlin PLC
             The Hour House, High Street 32
             UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone:       +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX:         +49 (0)30/3434-1509
mail:     abpresse@airberlin.com
WWW:      http://www.airberlin.com
sector:      Air Transport
ISIN:        GB00B128C026
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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