Air Berlin PLC

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Financial Figures/Balance Sheet
Air Berlin increases its sales volume to EUR 373.1 million EBITDAR improves by EUR 20 million to EUR 5.5 million

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3-month report/1st quarter 2007

30.05.2007

In the first three months of the year, Air Berlin PLC achieved a significant sales volume increase, reaching a total of EUR 373.1 million. For the same period of the previous year, this figure amounted to EUR 224 million (pro forma including dba: EUR 336.3 million). The efficiency increases and synergies resulting from the integration of dba are contributing to the positive earnings development in operations. Compared to the previous year, EBITDAR (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and lease expenses) increased by EUR 20 million, i.e. from EUR -14.5 million (pro forma including dba: EUR -17.5 million) to EUR +5.5 million. At EUR -60.7 million, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were almost at the same level as in the same quarter of the previous year (Q1/2006: EUR -57.8 million; pro forma including dba: EUR -77.5 million). Measured in terms of sales volume, EBIT margins improved by 9.5 percentage points. For the first quarter of 2007, a net loss of EUR 41.3 million was recorded (Q1/2006: EUR -31.1 million; pro forma including dba: EUR -46.8 million). The revenue per available seat kilometer (ASK) rose to 5.77 eurocents (+4.1 per cent). For the first quarter of 2006, this figure was 5.54 eurocents.

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

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

Branche: Air Transport
ISIN:      GB00B128C026
WKN:        AB1000
Index:    Classic All Share, Prime All Share, SDAX
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / official dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade



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