Air Berlin PLC

Air Berlin: Double-digit revenue growth for October

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air transport/traffic figures October 2008

Berlin (euro adhoc) - Over the period from January to October 2008, Air Berlin transported a total of 24,810,294 passengers, i.e. 2.1 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2007: 24,308,820 passengers). Fleet capacity utilization for the first ten months of the year rose from 78.1 to 79.3 percent, i.e. an increase of 1.2 percentage points.

For the month of October 2008, Air Berlin increased its revenue per available seat kilometre ("Yield per ASK") to 6.20 Eurocents (10/2007: 5.13 Eurocents), i.e. an increase of 21 percent. Revenue per available seat kilometre improved, even though the accumulated number of passengers transported declined by 4.4 percent to 2,703,179 (2007: 2,826,198 passengers), due to a targeted capacity reduction of approximately 80,000 seats. Fleet capacity utilization for the month of October declined by 1.6 percentage points and reached 80.1 percent.

October 2008

Capacity                                        3,376,450
Number of passengers                    2,703,179
Capacity utilization rate in %          80.06

October 2008, accumulated
Capacity                                      31,272,790
Number of passengers                  24,810,294
Capacity utilization rate in %          79.34

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Further inquiry note:
Claudia Löffler
Senior Manager Public Relations, Air Berlin
phone:  + 49 30 3434 1500
fax:      + 49 30 3434 1509

Branche: Air Transport
ISIN:      GB00B128C026
WKN:        AB1000
Index:    SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Hamburg / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse München / free trade

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