Air Berlin PLC

EANS-News: Air Berlin PLC
Air Berlin: Double-digit revenue increase in April

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Corporate news transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer/originator is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- air transport/traffic figures April 2009 Berlin (euro adhoc) - Air Berlin, Germany´s second-largest airline company, was able to increase its revenue per available seat kilometre for April 2009, with revenue rising by 13 percent to 5.86 Eurocents (04/2008: 5.19 Eurocents). In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, the number of passengers transported decreased from 2,242,575 to 2,166,034 (-3.4 percent). Fleet capacity utilization narrowed to 76.4 percent (-2.4 percentage points), while capacity was reduced by 0.4 percent. For the period from January to April 2009, Air Berlin welcomed a total of 7,636,014 passengers on board, i.e. 5.4 percent less than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2008: 8,073,735 passengers). This decline is in part due to the accumulated capacity decreasing by three percent. For the first four months of 2009, fleet capacity utilization decreased by 1.9 percentage points to 72.8 percent. April 2009 Capacity 2,834,620 Number of passengers 2,166,034 Capacity utilization rate in % 76.4 April 2009, accumulated Capacity 10,480,769 Number of passengers 7,636,014 Capacity utilization rate in % 72.8 end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Claudia Löffler Senior Manager Public Relations, Air Berlin phone: + 49 30 3434 1500 fax: + 49 30 3434 1509 e-mail: cloeffler@airberlin.com 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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