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SkyEurope’s passenger traffic up 47% in October 2005

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 04.11.2005 SkyEurope Airlines, Central Europe’s leading low cost airline, announces its passenger traffic figures for the month of October 2005. Compared to the same month of last year, SkyEurope increased its passenger traffic by 47%, reaching 151,473 passengers. The load factor increased by 0.4 percentage points to 69.7% In the last 12 months ending October 2005, SkyEurope Airlines transported in total nearly 1.78 million passengers, an increase of 115% compared to the same period of last year. Christian Mandl, SkyEurope Airlines’ CEO, said: "We have seen a strong passenger growth in October with a 47% increase compared to the same month of last year and achieved a further increase in load factor, which reached a level of nearly 70%. In addition to our continued expansion eastwards by opening Bucharest and Sofia as new destinations, we have opened attractive ski destinations for this winter. In October, we started sales for the new routes between London (Stansted) and Poprad, the gateway to Slovakia’s value for money ski resort in the High Tatras, and the connections from Manchester, Barcelona and Warsaw to Salzburg, as well as the routes from Amsterdam and Paris to Innsbruck, that will offer direct low fare flights into the heart of the Austrian Alps." SkyEurope’s traffic statistics for the month of October 2005: Monthly October 2004 October 2005 Change Passengers (1) 102,724 151,473 47% Load factor (2) 69.3% 69.7% 0.4pp Rolling 12 months ending October 2004 October 2005 Change Passengers (1) 826,412 1,776,360 115% Load factor (2) 77.6% 77.5% -0.1pp (1) Represents the number of earned seats flown. Earned seats also include no-shows, tour sales and seats provided for promotional purposes and to staff for business travel. SkyEurope is a no-refund airline, and once a flight has departed a no-show customer is generally not entitled to change flights or seek a refund. (2) Represents the number of RPKs (revenue passenger kilometres) as a proportion of ASKs (available seat kilometres) to recognise the effect of varying flight (or "stage") lengths. end of announcement euro adhoc 04.11.2005 10:06:41 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: SkyEurope Holding Im Internet recherchierbar: Further inquiry note: SkyEurope Holding AG Mag. Erhard Schmidt, CFO Tel.:+421 2 4850 1180 Branche: Air Transport ISIN: AT0000497003 WKN: 049700 Index: WBI Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / official market

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