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quarterly or semiannual financial statement / Report on the Third Quarter (Q3) of the Financial Year 2007

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9-month report/SkyEurope


Report on the Third Quarter (Q3) of the Financial Year 2007

SkyEurope Holding AG reports a record EBITDAR Q3 and appoints new CEO to its subsidiary SkyEurope Airlines, a.s.

@@start.t2@@•          Jason Bitter appointed CEO of SkyEurope Airlines, a.s., Christian Mandl
remains CEO of SkyEurope Holding AG focusing on strategic projects.
•          A positive EBITDAR Q3 achieved with margin improving by 18.3pp vs Q3
2006 and 20.5pp on a YTD basis. EBIT margin also improves by 19.5pp for the
quarter and on a YTD basis. Loss per share decreased significantly during the
quarter from EUR 0.83 to EUR 0.13.
•          Growth is maintained with revenues increasing by 26% during Q3,
passengers flown grows to 927 thousand up from 702 thousand despite less average
aircraft in the quarter than in Q3 2006.
•          Revenue per available seat kilometre improves 5.5% in Q3 2007 and 9.9%
on a YTD basis.
•          Aircraft utilisation improves by 16.7% during the quarter to 11:25 hours
(up from 9:46 in Q3 2006) with continued focus put on efficient operations.
•          Continued and constant focus on cost reductions showing results with a
CASK (ex fuel) decreasing 6.9% during the quarter.
•          SkyEurope maintains its punctuality and reputation as one of the most
punctual airlines in Europe.
•          Two new 737-700 NG aircraft were delivered in Q3 and SkyEurope´s fleet
is now the youngest in Europe with an average age of 8 months.
•          The first part of the 2007/08 winter schedule was announced focusing on
increased frequencies to European destinations and an overall improved product,
featuring higher frequencies to less destinations and more convenient departure
•          Full year guidance is maintained with full year EBITDAR expected to be
positive with an EBIT positive 4th quarter.@@end@@

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SkyEurope Holding AG
Nick Manoudakis, CFO
Tel.:+421 2 4850 1332

Branche: Air Transport
ISIN:      AT0000497003
WKN:        A0F5WU
Index:    WBI
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market

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