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airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in April

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Company Information/Traffic Figures April 2011

Berlin (euro adhoc) - In April 2011, airberlin transported a total of 2,778,784 passengers, i.e. an increase of 22.5 percent. Fleet capacity for April 2011 increased by 16.3 percent. The significantly higher capacity and number of passengers results from the fact that in the corresponding month of the previous year more than 3,500 flights were cancelled due to the effects of the volcanic eruption in Iceland. Fleet capacity utilization for April increased from 72.2 to 76.1 percent, i.e. an increase of 3.9 percentage points.

For the period from January to April 2011, a total of 9,650,585 passengers traveled on airberlin's flight route network, i.e. 7.1 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2010: 9,009,886 passengers). Accumulated capacity for the first four months of the year increased by 3.1 percent. Capacity utilization for the first four months of the year increased from 70.8 to 73.5 percent, i.e. by 2.7 percentage points.

April 2011

Capacity                             3,653,540
Number of passengers                 2,778,784
Capacity utilization rate in %            76.1


April 2011, accumulated
Capacity                            13,126,118
Number of passengers                 9,650,585
Capacity utilization rate in %            73.5 
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Contact:

Yasmin Born
Deputy Director Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 (0)30 3434 1500
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
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München / free trade



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