Air Berlin PLC

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Air Berlin: More passengers and increased revenue in March

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Corporate news transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer/originator is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Company Information/Traffic Figures March 2010 Berlin (euro adhoc) - In March 2010 - just like in the previous month - Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline company, was able to increase the number of passengers transported. Air Berlin welcomed 2,403,421 passengers on board, i.e. 4.8 percent more than in the corresponding month of the previous year (March 2009: 2,293,158 passengers, including those travelling on the acquired TUIfly routes). At the same time, Air Berlin was able to increase its revenue per available seat kilometer (ASK) to 5.58 Eurocents, i.e. an increase of 1.4 percent (March 2009: 5.51 Eurocents). Fleet capacity utilization decreased to 72.3 percent, i.e. by 1.7 percentage points (March 2009: 74.0 percent). Capacity increased by 7.3 percent as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. For the period from January to March 2010, Air Berlin transported a total of 6,235,175 passengers (including those travelling on the acquired TUIfly routes), i.e. 2.4 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2009: 6,089,685 passengers). Accumulated capacity increased by 3.5 percent. Fleet capacity utilization for the first three months of the year decreased by 0.8 percentage points to 70.8 percent (2009: 71.6 percent). March 2010 Capacity 3,325,205 Number of passengers 2,403,421 Capacity utilization rate in % 72,3 March 2010, accumulated Capacity 8,811,671 Number of passengers 6,235,175 Capacity utilization rate in % 70,8 end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Yasmin Born Senior Manager Public Relations phone: +49 (0)30 3434 1536 fax: +49 (0)30 3434 1509 e-mail: yborn@airberlin.com Branche: Air Transport ISIN: GB00B128C026 WKN: AB1000 Index: SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard Berlin / free trade Hamburg / free trade Stuttgart / free trade Düsseldorf / free trade München / free trade

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