Air Berlin PLC

Air Berlin: Continued double-digit revenue growth

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air transport/traffic figures January 2009

Berlin (euro adhoc) - Air Berlin, the second largest German airline company, got off to a good start in the new year. In January 2009, Air Berlin realized a double-digit increase in its revenue per available seat kilometer ("Yield per ASK"). Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, revenue per available seat kilometer increased from 4.06 to 4.99 Eurocents, i.e. an increase of 23 percent. Fleet capacity utilization improved by 0.3 percentage points to reach 69.4 percent (2008: 69.1 percent). Although capacity for the month of January was reduced by 4.9 percent, the number of passengers decreased by only 4.5 percent, reaching 1,701,780 passengers (2008: 1,781,556).

January 2009

Capacity                                      2,452,059
Number of passengers                  1,701,780
Capacity utilization rate in %          69.4

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ots Originaltext: Air Berlin PLC & Co Luftverkehrs KG
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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
e-mail: cloeffler@airberlin.com

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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