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06.12.2011 – 08:03

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EANS-News: Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG
airberlin: Capacity reduction improves capacity utilization rate

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Company Information/Traffic Figures November 2011

Berlin (euro adhoc) - For the first eleven months of 2011, airberlin transported
2.1 percent more passengers than in the corresponding period of the previous
year. In total, 33,280,624 passengers travelled with Germany's second-largest
airline (2010: 32,603,590 passengers). Fleet capacity utilization for the first
eleven months of the year improved by 1.9 percentage points to 78.4 percent
(2010: 76.5 percent), whereas accumulated capacity decreased by 0.5 percent.

In November 2011, a total of 2,259,301 passengers travelled on airberlin's
flight route network, i.e. 9.9 percent fewer passengers than in the
corresponding month of the previous year (11/2010: 2,508,821 passengers). At the
same time, the company reduced capacity by 9.1 percent. In monthly comparison,
fleet capacity utilization decreased from 74.9 percent to 74.2 percent (- 0.7
percentage points).

November 2011

Capacity                         3,044,306
Number of passengers             2,259,301                                
Capacity utilization rate in %        74.2                                  

November 2011, accumulated
Capacity                        42,433,472
Number of passengers            33,280,624                       
Capacity utilization rate in %        78.4

Further inquiry note:
Claudia Löffler
Senior Manager Public Relations
Tel.:   +49 (0)30 3434 1500
Fax:    +49 (0)30 3434 1509

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company:     Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG
             The Hour House, High Street 32
             UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone:       +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX:         +49 (0)30/3434-1049
sector:      Air Transport
ISIN:        GB00B128C026
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin,
             Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München 
language:   English

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