Air Berlin PLC

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Improved revenue in September

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Company Information/Traffic Figures September 2009

Berlin (euro adhoc) - In September 2009, Air Berlin, Germany´s second-largest airline company, was able to increase its revenue per available seat kilometer to 6.22 Eurocents, i.e. an increase of 4.4 percent (09/2008: 5.96 Eurocents). With 2,708,172 passengers, the number of passengers transported in September 2009 decreased by 5.1 percent as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (09/2008: 2.854.278 passengers). This decline is due to Air Berlin´s targeted capacity reduction of 4.8 percent. Fleet capacity utilization decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 82.3 percent (09/2008: 82.5 percent).

From January to September 2009, Air Berlin welcomed a total of 20,977,804 passengers on board, i.e. 5.1 percent less than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2008: 22,107,115 passengers).This decline is offset by an accumulated capacity reduction of 3.5 percent. For the first nine months of the year, fleet capacity utilization decreased from 79.2 to 77.9 percent (-1.3 percentage points).

September 2009

Capacity                            3,290,302
Number of passengers                2,708,172
Capacity utilization rate in %           82.3

September 2009, accumulated
Capacity                           26,919,986
Number of passengers               20,977,804
Capacity utilization rate in %           77.9 
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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: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / free trade
Hamburg / free trade
Stuttgart / free trade
Düsseldorf / free trade
München / free trade

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