2008

Air Berlin PLC: Annual Information Update 2008

FOR THE 12 MONTHS UP TO 17 April 2009
Prospectus (Directive 2003/71/EC) Regulations 2005 and paragraph 5.2 of the Prospectus Rules

This annual information update is filed pursuant to Prospectus Rule 5.2 made by the Financial Services Authority and not for any other purpose and by filing this annual information update neither Air Berlin PLC (the "Company"), nor any other person, takes any responsibility for, or makes any representation, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of, the information contained or referred to below herein. The information referred to below is not necessarily up to date as at the date of this annual information update and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any such information in the future. Furthermore, such information may have been prepared in accordance with the laws or regulations of a particular jurisdiction and may not comply with or meet the relevant standards of disclosure in any other jurisdiction. Neither this annual information update, nor the information referred to below constitutes, by virtue of this communication, an offer of any securities addressed to any person and should not be relied on by any person.

1. Part 6 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000

The following documents were published or made available under Part 6 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com:

Date/Document

Nosuch documents were published or made available.

2. Announcements made via a Regulatory Information Service (London Stock Exchange)

No documents were published or made available via a Regulatory Information Service.

3. Documents filed at Companies House (the Registrar of companies in England and Wales)

All the documents listed below were filed with the Registrar of Companies in England and Wales on or around the dates indicated:

Date Type Description
28 January 2009 363a Return made up to 02 December 2008; Full list of members
08 January 2009 288c Director's particulars Joachim Hunold
08 January 2009 288c Director's particulars Nicholas Teller
08 January 2009 288c Director's particulars Elke Schuett
11 December 2008 288a Director appointed Dieter Pfundt
10 December 2008 288b Director resigned Friedrich Janssen
18 November 2008 395 Particulars of a mortgage or charge/charge No: 1
24 September 2008 RES01 Adopt Articles 24 June 2008
23 June 2008 288a Director appointed Wolfgang Kurth
06 May 2008 AA Group of companies' accounts made up to 31 December 2007

All of the documents above are available for download from the Companies House website at www.companieshouse.gov.uk, or can be obtained from Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff, CF14 3UZ.

4. Documents sent to Shareholders

The following documents were published and have been, except where noted, sent to shareholders. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com:

Date/Document

30 March 2009 Annual financial statement/ Annual Report 2008. The Annual Report has been made available on the Company’s website and will be timely sent to shareholders with the Invitation to Annual General Meeting.

Date Document
30 March 2009 Annual financial statement/Annual Report 2008. The Annual Report has been made available on the Company's website and will be timely sent to shareholders with the Invitation to Annual General Meeting.
27 November 2008 Interim Report as of 30 September 2008
28 August 2008 Interim Report as of 30 June 2008
29 May 2008 Interim Report as of 31 March 2008

5. Statutory and Other Publications

a. Announcements of Inside Information

The following documents were published on the Company’s website in accordance with German and English securities law. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com

Date/Document

30 March 2009
Air Berlin increases revenue to 3.4 billion euros in 2008 - operational result reaches 14.2 million euros

29 March 2009
ESAS Holding A.S. intends to acquire a 15.3% stake in Air Berlin PLC

27 March 2009
Cooperation agreements with TUI Travel signed

17 March 2009
Strategic cooperation with TUI Travel

08 January 2009
Disposal of shares in Air Berlin PLC

27 November 2008
Turnover for the 3rd quarter increases by 8.6 percent to EUR 1.062 billion – Operating income reaches EUR 89.1 million – Net income improves to EUR 45.6 million

28 August 2008
Turnover for the 2nd quarter increases by
6.7 percent to EUR 869.5 million – Operating income for the 2nd quarter decreases to EUR 13.8 million – Consolidated income improves to EUR 8.3 million

11 July 2008
Air Berlin PLC and Thomas Cook Group plc withdraw application for approval by the Federal Cartel Office.

29 May 2008
Air Berlin’s operating income for the first quarter improved to EUR -67.7 million – Seasonal loss decreased to EUR -59 million

29 May 2008
Further extension

21 May 2008
Condor: further extension by the Federal Cartel Office until 11 August 2008

20 May 2008
Investor acquires 18.94% of shares in Air Berlin PLC

b. Disclosure of Dealings by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

No such transactions were reported.

c. Voting Right Notifications

The following documents were published on the Company’s website in accordance with German and English securities law. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com

Date/Document

04.03.2009:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

11.07.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

11.07.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

08.07.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

01.07.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

20.06.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

19.06.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

16.06.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

06.06.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

20.05.2008:
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

d. Notification of Financial Reports

The following documents were published on the Company’s website. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com

Date/Document

30 March 2009:
Year end financial report/ annual report as of 31 December 2008

27 November 2008:
Interim report as of 30 September 2008

28. August 2008:
Interim report as of 30 June 2008

29. May 2008:
Interim report as of 31 March 2008

e. List of Significant Events and Other Communications – IR releases

The following documents were published on the Company’s website. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com-

Date/Document

08 April 2009
Christoph Debus is joining Air Berlin

30 March 2009
Air Berlin increases turnover and number of passengers
"Jump" performance program results in improved operating income – Alliance with TUIfly sealed – Turkish ESAS Holding acquires 15.3 percent stake in Air Berlin

29 March 2009
ESAS Holding A.S. acquires a 15 percent stake in Air Berlin PLC

28 March 2009
TUI Travel PLC and Air Berlin seal strategic alliance for their German flight business

16 February 2009
Air Berlin: Management forgoes full bonus payment

23 January 2009
Air Berlin enters into co-operation with Hainan Airlines

22 January 2009
Air Berlin is reducing its fuel surcharge

27 November 2008
Air Berlin increases operating income by 57 percent
Best quarter in company history - Improved revenue and reduced expenditure

16 October 2008
S7 Airlines, Air Berlin and NIKI announce new international partnership

28 August 2008
Improved performance for Air Berlin
Optimization measures yield results – Positive operating income expected for 2008

11 July 2008
Condor take-over called off

09 July 2008
Charges dropped
Air Berlin's CEO Joachim Hunold and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Johannes Zurnieden cleared of insider trading charges

18 June 2008
Air Berlin launches efficiency program
Fleet to be reduced in the winter and dba administration to be dissolved

29 May 2008
Air Berlin improves performance
Seasonal quarterly loss decreased – Strong growth in the sale of individual seats – Higher fleet capacity utilization

25 April 2008
Air Berlin still counting on Condor
The airline denies reports published in business magazine

f. Monthly Traffic Figures

The following documents were published on the Company’s website. They are available on the Company’s website, www.ir.airberlin.com.

Date/Document

07 April 2009
Air Berlin: Improved revenue in March

05 March 2009
Air Berlin: Revenue increase in February

05 February 2009
Air Berlin: Continued double-digit revenue growth

07 January 2009
Air Berlin: More passengers and a higher utilization rate for 2008

08 December 2008
Air Berlin: A good start to the winter
Another double-digit earnings increase

06 November 2008
Air Berlin: Double-digit revenue growth for October

07 October 2008
Air Berlin improves revenue in September

05 September 2008
Air Berlin improves revenue in August

06 August 2008
Air Berlin improves revenue

07 July 2008
Increased capacity utilization for Air Berlin

05 June 2008
Air Berlin: More passengers and improved capacity utilization

07 May 2008
Air Berlin: More passengers and increased capacity utilization in April

g. Press releases

Date/Document

09 April 2009
Air Berlin wins European Business Award

08 April 2009
Christoph Debus is joining Air Berlin

30 March 2009
Air Berlin increases turnover and number of passengers

30 March 2009
Air Berlin increases revenue to 3.4 billion euros in 2008 - operational result reaches 14.2 million euros

29 March 2009
ESAS Holding A.S. acquires a 15 percent stake in Air Berlin PLC

29 March 2009
ESAS Holding A.S. intends to acquire a 15.3% stake in Air Berlin PLC

28 March 2009
TUI Travel PLC and Air Berlin seal strategic alliance for their German flight business

27 March 2009
Cooperation agreements with TUI Travel signed

11 March 2009
Air Berlin looks back on 30 successful years

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: 30 years of aviation history

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: 30 weeks of special anniversary

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: Improved topbonus programme

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: New destinations in the summer

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: At the cutting edge of environmental protection and technical excellence

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: Service and quality take the airline to the top

11 March 2009
Air Berlin: Social responsibility

11 March 2009
Biography: Joachim Hunold, CEO Air Berlin

06 March 2009
Air Berlin with improved topbonus programme
Up to 300 per cent more status and award miles
Priority check-in, security fast lane and priority boarding for status customers
"My Route" – double miles for status customers on their favourite route

19 February 2009
Air Berlin is looking for flight attendants

16 February 2009
Air Berlin: Management forgoes full bonus payment

04 February 2009
Air Berlin: New routes and more frequent services
New flights to Stockholm and Nice
More flights within Germany

04 February 2009
NEW: Air Berlin package for football fans

30 January 2009
Fewer holding stacks: Air Berlin installs new software

27 January 2009
Jubilee plane is an Air Berlin aircraft

27 January 2009
Air Berlin supports 'A Heart for Children'

23 January 2009
Air Berlin enters into co-operation with Hainan Airlines
Code-share flights to China now available for booking
Connecting flights from Germany, Austria and Switzerland

23 January 2009
Fly Air Berlin to 'Wetten, dass..?' in Majorca

22 January 2009
Air Berlin is reducing its fuel surcharge

16 January 2009
Air Berlin: First approval for CAT III-B landings with a Boeing 737

06 January 2009
Danish public servants fly Air Berlin

23 December 2008
Air Berlin: Rimini flights in the summer now available for booking

22 December 2008
Von Randow moves to Air Berlin
The former Secretary of State turns airline director

16 December 2008
Air Berlin and NIKI co-operate with Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi

12 December 2008
Air Berlin: Summer flights to Sylt now available for booking

10 December 2008
More flights to Russia in the summer

08 December 2008
Air Berlin: A good start to the winter

05 December 2008
Grand prix at the red dot design awards for Air Berlin’s annual report

03 December 2008
World Travel Award 2008 for Air Berlin

02 December 2008
Air Berlin: Bangkok replacement flights to Utapao

27 November 2008
Air Berlin increases operating income by 57 percent:
Best quarter in company history - Improved revenue and reduced expenditure

26 November 2008
Air Berlin voted Best Low Cost Carrier in 2008:
Telegraph Travel Awards

20 November 2008
Get into the Christmas spirit with Winter Wonderland and Air Berlin

20 November 2008
Air Berlin continues to be number one in Majorca

18 November 2008
New Communications Director at Air Berlin

14 November 2008
Air Berlin is cancelling flight contracts for dba

11 November 2008
Air Berlin announces long-haul flights from Stansted to nine international destinations

10 November 2008
Fly Air Berlin to the Channel Islands:
New additions to the summer flight schedule 2009

07 November 2008
Air Berlin puts its first Q400 into service:
New turboprop saves fuel and protects the environment

04 November 2008
Air Berlin: More North America from Düsseldorf

03 November 2008
New: Air Berlin flights to Venice

31 October 2008
Air Berlin to add fourth daily non-stop-service from Stansted to Düsseldorf

30 October 2008
dba flight operations to be discontinued

16 October 2008
S7 Airlines, Air Berlin and NIKI announce new international partnership

15 October 2008
Air Berlin: Book now for summer 2009

10 October 2008
Danish Travel Award for Air Berlin

23 September 2008
Five Days of Savings at Air Berlin:
Hurry up and catch a bargain

17 September 2008
Air Berlin is starting a patient transport service

17 September 2008
Fly Air Berlin to Ciudad Real-La Mancha

11 September 2008
Air Berlin: Winter flights to Sylt available for booking

28 August 2008
Improved performance for Air Berlin:
Optimization measures yield results – Positive operating income expected for 2008

20 August 2008
Air Berlin wins another award

18 August 2008
New sales director at Air Berlin

06 August 2008
Air Berlin improves revenue:
Significant increase in yield per available seat kilometre

24 July 2008
Air Berlin: Book now for summer 2009

23 July 2008
Air Berlin: Business Class Summer Special

15 July 2008
Air Berlin: Double topbonus miles on flights from Milan Malpensa

14 July 2008
Air Berlin: Test flights with a new navigation system

11 July 2008
Condor take-over called off

10 July 2008
Air Berlin: Further growth in Spain:
Even more flights within Spain during the winter

09 July 2008
Charges dropped:
Air Berlin's CEO Joachim Hunold and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Johannes Zurnieden cleared of insider trading charges

03 July 2008
New: Air Berlin flights to Cyprus

30 June 2008
Even more benefits for Air Berlin passengers

20 June 2008
Carsten Kröger is going into business

19 June 2008
Air Berlin releases winter flights to Canaries and Madeira

18 June 2008
Air Berlin flights to the Azores start this winter

18 June 2008
Air Berlin launches efficiency program
Fleet to be reduced in the winter and dba administration to be dissolved

13 June 2008
Air Berlin: New manager in Thailand

12 June 2008
Air Berlin: Russia in winter available for booking

11 June 2008
Air Berlin is increasing its fuel surcharge

09 June 2008
Air Berlin: More flights to Copenhagen and Helsinki

28 May 2008
2for1 promotion with Air Berlin

28 May 2008
New: With Air Berlin from Berlin to Paris

27 May 2008
Air Berlin: More destinations available for booking this winter

27 May 2008
Fewer Shanghai flights

23 May 2008
“LTU plus” sold

23 May 2008
Air Berlin:
Sightseeing flights over Berlin and Brandenburg during the ILA

22 May 2008
New Technical Director
for the Air Berlin Group

06 May 2008
Gate Gourmet To Buy Five Airline Catering Units in Germany

06 May 2008
Air Berlin signs contract with Gate Gourmet

05 May 2008
Air Berlin is switching to Malpensa

29 May 2008
Air Berlin improves performance
Seasonal quarterly loss decreased – Strong growth in the sale of individual seats – Higher fleet capacity utilization

30 April 2008
Air Berlin takes off for China

25 April 2008
Air Berlin still counting on Condor

6. Further Information

Further general information on Air Berlin PLC can be found at our website: www.airberlin.com.

MichelleJohnson
Company Secretary
Air Berlin PLC

Date: 17 April 2009