Air Berlin PLC

Air Berlin: Double-digit revenue growth for October

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots.CorporateNews transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- air transport/traffic figures October 2008 Berlin (euro adhoc) - Over the period from January to October 2008, Air Berlin transported a total of 24,810,294 passengers, i.e. 2.1 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2007: 24,308,820 passengers). Fleet capacity utilization for the first ten months of the year rose from 78.1 to 79.3 percent, i.e. an increase of 1.2 percentage points. For the month of October 2008, Air Berlin increased its revenue per available seat kilometre ("Yield per ASK") to 6.20 Eurocents (10/2007: 5.13 Eurocents), i.e. an increase of 21 percent. Revenue per available seat kilometre improved, even though the accumulated number of passengers transported declined by 4.4 percent to 2,703,179 (2007: 2,826,198 passengers), due to a targeted capacity reduction of approximately 80,000 seats. Fleet capacity utilization for the month of October declined by 1.6 percentage points and reached 80.1 percent. October 2008 Capacity 3,376,450 Number of passengers 2,703,179 Capacity utilization rate in % 80.06 October 2008, accumulated Capacity 31,272,790 Number of passengers 24,810,294 Capacity utilization rate in % 79.34 end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG Im Internet recherchierbar: Further inquiry note: Claudia Löffler Senior Manager Public Relations, Air Berlin phone: + 49 30 3434 1500 fax: + 49 30 3434 1509 e-mail: Branche: Air Transport ISIN: GB00B128C026 WKN: AB1000 Index: SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share Börsen: Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard Börse Berlin / free trade Börse Hamburg / free trade Börse Stuttgart / free trade Börse Düsseldorf / free trade Börse München / free trade

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