EANS-News: Air Berlin PLC / airberlin: Increased capacity utilization in April

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Company Information/Traffic Figures April 2012

Berlin (euro adhoc) – In April 2012, airberlin was able to increase
fleet capacity utilization to 78.0 percent, i.e. an increase of 2
percentage points. This marks the twelfth successive month, in which
the airline company has consistently improved its capacity
utilization. In monthly comparison, the company had reduced capacity
by 6.7 percent in a targeted manner in the context of the
efficiency-increasing program „Shape & Size“. At the same time, the
number of passengers transported only decreased by 4.3 percent,
namely from 2,778,784 passengers in April 2011 to 2,659,549
passengers in April 2012.

From January to April, airberlin welcomed a total of 9,170,527
passengers on board, i.e. 5 percent less than in the corresponding
period of the previous year. This was offset by a capacity reduction
of 9.1 percent in the first four months of the year. Over the same
period, airberlin was able to increase its capacity utilization rate
from 73.5 percent to 76.8 percent (+3.3 percentage points).

April 2012 April 2012, accumulated
Capacity 3,408,746 (-6.7 %) Capacity 11,934,988 (-9.1 %)
Number of passengers 2,659,549(-4.3 %) Number of passengers 9,170,527 (-5.0 %)

Capacity utiliz. rate in % 78.0(+2.0 pp)Capacity utiliz. rate in %
76.8(+3.3 pp)

Further inquiry note:
Melanie Schyja
Press Officer
Tel.: +49 (0)30 3434 1500
Fax: +49 (0)30 3434 1509
E-Mail: melanie.schyja@airberlin.com

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company: Air Berlin PLC
The Hour House, High Street 32
UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone: +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX: +49 (0)30/3434-1509
mail: abpresse@airberlin.com
WWW: http://www.airberlin.com
sector: Air Transport
ISIN: GB00B128C026
indexes: SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt
language: English

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