Air Berlin PLC

EANS-Adhoc: closing of orderbook of 8.5% bond earlier than planned due to oversubscription

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oversubscription bond

02.11.2010

Ad hoc Notification Pursuant to § 15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)

London, 2 November 2010 - Due to great demand Air Berlin PLC will close the order book for the new 8.5% bond (ISIN DE000AB100A6) ahead of the scheduled time and will end the subscription period earlier than planned on 2 November 2010, as the subscriptions for the bond already exceed the principal amount including the optional increase of in total 200m Euro. The bonds denominated into units with a nominal value of 1,000 Euro will be issued at 100% of their principal. The issue date for the bonds is 10 November 2010. quirin bank AG is the Lead Manager of the bond issue.

Air Berlin PLC The Hour House 32 High Street Rickmansworth WD3 1ER Hertfordshire Great Britain WKN AB1000 (Share) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard) WKN A0NQ9H (Wandelanleihe 2007) Euro MTF Market on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange WKN A1A LH0 (Convertible Bond 2009) Open Market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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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:    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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