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airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in February

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Company Information/Traffic Figures February 2012

Berlin (euro adhoc) - In February 2012, airberlin, Germany's second-largest
airline company, again increased capacity utilization, reaching 75.6 percent,
i.e. an increase by 4.2 percentage points over the corresponding month of the
previous year (2011: 71.4 percent). In the context of its efficiency-increasing
program "Shape & Size", airberlin reduced capacity by 9.4 percent in a targeted
manner. In monthly comparison, the number of passengers decreased from 2,132,057
to 2,044,035 (-4.1 percent).

For the first two months of the year, airberlin welcomed a total of 3,945,814
passengers on board, i.e. 7.7 percent less than in the corresponding period of
the previous year (2011: 4,277,245 passengers). For the same period, airberlin
was able to increase the accumulated fleet capacity utilization rate over the
previous year from 71.9 to 75.3 percent, i.e. by +3.4 percentage points.
Accumulated capacity decreased by 11.9 percent. 

February 2012                         February 2012, accumulated
Capacity             2,703,877        Capacity             5,240,842
Number of passengers 2,044,035        Number of passengers 3,945,814
Capacity utilization rate in % 75.6   Capacity utilization rate in % 75.3

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

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