Austrian Airlines

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Bridge financing for Austrian Airlines

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22.12.2008

A bridge financing has been arranged in the course of the   negotiations  between Lufthansa and ÖIAG to safeguard the business model of  Austrian  Airlines.  This was approved by the Council of Ministers on 16. December 2008; the  notification process with the European Commission was initiated on  17.  December  2008.  The first drawdown was made today, which Austrian Airlines is obliged  to   repay  at standard market rates of interest.

Please find further information concerning the disclosure according   to  §§  24 and 25 Media Act on www.austrian.com

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ots Originaltext: Austrian Airlines
Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch

Further inquiry note:
Corporate Communications:
Livia Dandrea-Böhm
Tel.: 051766-11231

Investor Relations
Thomas Krammer
Tel.: 051766-13311

Branche: Air Transport
ISIN:      AT0000620158
WKN:        875224
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market



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