Air Berlin PLC

Traffic Figures May 2008

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Berlin (euro adhoc) - Air Berlin: More passengers and improved capacity utilization

Air Berlin continues to record positive figures. In May 2008, a total of 2,716,646 passengers traveled on planes operated by the Air Berlin Group, i.e. a 4.6 percent increase over the corresponding month of the previous year (05/2007: 2,597,625 passengers). Fleet capacity utilization improved by 3.3 percentage points to reach 80.8 percent (05/2007: 77.5 percent).

For the first five months of 2008, the accumulated number of passengers traveling on Air Berlin totaled 10,790,381 passengers, i.e. an increase of 8.3 percent over the corresponding period of the previous year (2007: 9,960,628 passengers). For the period from January to May 2008, capacity utilization improved by 3.8 percentage points to reach 76.2 percent (2007: 72.4 percent).

At 5.31 Eurocents in May 2008, flight revenue per available seat kilometer (ASK) developed highly favorably, and was 11.1 percent higher than in the previous year (05/2007: 4.78 Eurocents).

May 2008

Capacity                             3,360,499
Number of passengers                 2,716,646
Capacity utilization rate in %       80.84

May 2008, accumulated
Capacity                             14,164,850
Number of passengers                 10,790,381
Capacity utilization rate in %       76.18 
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Further inquiry note:

Alexandra Müller
Press Officer, Air Berlin
phone: + 49 30 3434 1500
fax: + 49 30 3434 1509

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
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