Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG

EANS-Adhoc: Increase of the 11.5% bond issued in November 2011

  ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro
  adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely
  responsible for the content of this announcement.


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

London, 26 October 2012 - Air Berlin PLC intends to increase by way of a private
placement of further notes to institutional investors the volume of its bond
placed on 1 November 2011 with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 100 million,
a coupon of 11.5% per annum and a maturity of 1 November 2014 (ISIN
DE000AB100C2). It is intended to issue an additional tranche of notes in the
aggregate principal amount of up to EUR 50 million. As a result, the total
principal amount of the bond would be increased to up to EUR 150 million. The
additional notes are to be issued at 101% of their principal amount. The terms
and conditions of the bond including its maturity date of 1 November 2014 will
continue to apply (also to the additional notes) without any change. 
The issue date of the additional notes is expected to be on or about 1 November
2012. The additional notes shall be included in the Bondm trading segment of the
open market (Freiverkehr) of the Baden-Württemberg Stock Exchange in Stuttgart
and listed on the Main Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange until the
next interest payment date which is 1 February 2013 at the latest. Air Berlin
PLC intends to use the proceeds from the sale of the bonds for general corporate
purposes. quirin bank AG is the Lead Manager of the increase of the bond issue. 

Air Berlin PLC The Hour House 32 High Street Rickmansworth WD3 1ER Hertfordshire
Great Britain ISIN GB00B128C026, WKN AB1000, (Share) on the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard) ISIN DE000A0NQ9H6 (Convertible Bonds
2007) Euro MTF Market on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange ISIN DE000AB100A6 (Bond
2010), ISIN DE000AB100B4 (Bond April 2011) and ISIN DE000AB100C2 (Bond November
2011) each of the three bonds segment Bondm of the open market on the Stuttgart
Stock Exchange and Main Securities Market on the Irish Stock Exchange

Not for release, publication or distribution in the United States, Canada,
Australia and Japan and in any other jurisdiction in which offers or sales of
securities of Air Berlin PLC (the "Securities") are prohibited by applicable
law. This document does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an
offer to purchase securities of Air Berlin PLC. The Securities may not be
offered or sold in the United States under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as
amended, absent registration or an exemption from registration. No public
offering of Securities will be made in the United States. This document is not
for general publication, release or distribution in the United Kingdom and may
only be distributed in the United Kingdom to persons who (i) are investment
professionals falling within article 19 (5) of the U.K. Financial Services and
Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, in its current version (the
"Order"), or (ii) are high net worth entities or other persons to whom it may
lawfully be communicated falling within article 49 (2) (a) to (d) of the Order
(all such persons will be termed "Relevant Persons" below). Anyone in the United
Kingdom who is not a Relevant Person may not act on the basis of this press
release or its contents or rely thereon. Any investment or investment activity
to which this press release refers is only available to Relevant Persons and is
only carried out with Relevant Persons.

Further inquiry note:
Ingolf Hegner
SVP Investor Relations
+49 (0)30 3434 1590

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer:      Air Berlin PLC
             The Hour House, High Street 32
             UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone:       +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX:         +49 (0)30/3434-1509
sector:      Air Transport
ISIN:        GB00B128C026
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English

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