Air Berlin PLC

euro adhoc: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG
Financing, Stock Offerings (IPO)
Air Berlin PLC determines the offer period and book-building price range

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27.04.2006

London, 27 April 2006 - Air Berlin PLC, the selling shareholders, together with the joint global coordinators and book runners COMMERZBANK and Morgan Stanley Bank AG have announced today further details of the planned stock exchange listing of Air Berlin PLC:

The offering range is set between EUR 15.00 and EUR 17.50 per share. A total of up to 43,333,333 shares will be offered, consisting of up to 20,000,000 shares from the holdings of the selling shareholders and up to 23,333,333 shares from a capital increase - provisionally to be decided on 4 May 2006. Additionally up to 6,500,000 shares will be offered in connection with a potential over-allotment. Air Berlin PLC shares will have a face value of EUR 0.25.

Interested investors may submit offers to purchase shares during the period from 28 April 2006 and 4 May 2006. The offer period closes on 4 May 2006 at 12.00 hrs (CEST) for private investors and at 17.00 hrs (CEST) for institutional investors. The final offer price is expected to be set on 4 May 2006, with trading expected to commence on 5 May 2006. Book-entry delivery of the shares against payment of the offer price and the customary commissions is expected to occur on 9 May 2006.

The offer terms contained in the approved and published prospectus of 19 April 2006, version 1 of the addendum to the prospectus dated 27 April 2006 (Supplementary Prospectus) shall apply in regard to the above-mentioned and all further information (especially in regard to expected sub-division of the ordinary share capital of Air Ber-lin PLC), which will be published following approval by the Financial Services Authority and notification to the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Federal Institute for Financial Services Supervision).

Disclaimer "THIS AD HOC RELEASE CONSTITUTES NEITHER AN OFFER TO SELL NOR A SOLICITATION TO BUY ANY SECURITIES OF AIR BERLIN PLC. THE OFFER IS BEING MADE SOLELY BY MEANS, AND ON THE BASIS OF THE PROSPECTUS, INCLUDING SUPPLEMENT No. 1. INVESTMENT DECISIONS RELATING TO THE SHARES OR OTHER SECURITIES OF AIR BERLIN PLC SHALL BE MADE SOLELEY ON THE BASIS OF THE PROSPECTUS WHICH IS HELD AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE AT AIR BERLIN PLC.

THIS AD HOC RELEASE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN MAY NOT BE TRANSMITTED OR DISTRIBUTED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (THE "UNITED STATES") AND MUST NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR FORWARDED TO U.S. PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S OF THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED ("SECURITIES ACT")) OR PUBLICATIONS WITH A GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS PRESS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OR INVITATION TO PURCHASE ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. THE SECURITIES OF AIR BERLIN PLC HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED, SOLD OR DELIVERED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS ABSENT REGISTRATION UNDER, OR AN APPLICABLE EXEMPTION FROM, THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAWS. AIR BERLIN DOES NOT INTEND TO MAKE A PUBLIC OFFER OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.

THIS AD HOC RELEASE IS DIRECTED ONLY AT PERSONS (I) WHO ARE OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM OR (II) WHO HAVE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MATTERS RELATING TO INVESTMENTS FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 19(5) OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (FINANCIAL PROMOTION) ORDER 2001 (AS AMENDED) (THE "ORDER") OR (III) WHO FALL WITHIN ARTICLE 49(2)(A) TO (D) ("HIGH NET WORTH COMPANIES, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS ETC.") OF THE ORDER (ALL SUCH PERSONS TOGETHER BEING REFERRED TO AS "RELEVANT PERSONS").  ANY PERSON WHO IS NOT A RELEVANT PERSON MUST NOT ACT OR RELY ON THIS COMMUNICATION OR ANY OF ITS CONTENTS. ANY INVESTMENT OR INVESTMENT ACTIVITY TO WHICH THIS COMMUNICATION RELATES IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO RELEVANT PERSONS AND WILL BE ENGAGED IN ONLY WITH RELEVANT PERSONS."

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ots Originaltext: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG
Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.de

Further inquiry note:
Ingolf T. Hegner
Head of Investor Relations
+49 (0)30 3434 1532
ihegner@airberlin.com

Branche: Air Transport
ISIN:      GB00B128C026
WKN:        AB1000
Index:    CDAX
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / admission applied: official
              dealing



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