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EANS-News: airberlin further increases capacity utilization

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Company Information/Traffic Figures November 2012

Berlin (euro adhoc) - In November 2012, airberlin increased its capacity
utilization to 76.94 percent, i.e. 2.7 percent more than in the corresponding
month of the previous year. By eliminating unprofitable flight routes and
through optimizing flight frequencies, airberlin reduced capacity in November in
a targeted manner by 11.6 percent over the previous year. Capacity utilization
continues to increase, since airberlin welcomed 2,070,433 passengers on board in
November 2012, i.e. only 8.4 percent less than in the previous year (November
2011: 2,259,301 passengers). 

Over the January to November period, airberlin increased capacity utilization by
1.5 percentage points over the previous year. Germany's second-largest airline
company reduced its capacity to 39,413,764 seats, i.e. a reduction by 7.1
percent in comparison with the previous year. Over the same period, airberlin
transported 31,498,182 passengers, i.e. only 5.4 percent less than in the period
from January to November 2011. airberlin thus increased its flight capacity
utilization to a total of 79.92 percent.

November 2012

Capacity                       2,691,121 (-11.6 %)
Number of passengers           2,070,433 (-8.4 %)            
Capacity utilization rate in % 76.94 (+2.7 p.p.)

November 2012, accumulated
Capacity                       39,413,764 (-7.1 %)
Number of passengers           31,498,182 (-5.4 %)
Capacity utilization rate in % 79.92 (+1.5 p.p.)

Further inquiry note:
Mathias Radowski
Tel.: +49 (0)30/3434-1500

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