25 January 2012

EANS-Voting Rights: Air Berlin PLC / Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide distribution

Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG [Pressemappe]

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Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

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TR-1 notice

Person/company obliged to make the notification:

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Name: Hans-Joachim Knieps
State: Deutschland

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


London, 25 January 2012 - Air Berlin PLC was informed on 25 January 2012 that the voting rights of Hans-Joachim Knieps in Air Berlin PLC have decreased due to a recently carried out capital increase from 7.39% (formerly) to 5.48% as of today. The amount of shares held by Hans-Joachim Knieps remained at 6,400,000.

Air Berlin PLC The Hour House 32 High Street Rickmansworth WD3 1ER Hertfordshire Great Britain ISIN GB00B128C026, WKN AB1000, (Share) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard) ISIN DE000A0NQ9H6 (Convertible Bonds 2007) Euro MTF Market on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange ISIN DE000AB100A6 (Bond 2010), ISIN DE000AB100B4 (Bond April 2011) and ISIN DE000AB100C2 (Bond November 2011) each of the three bonds segment Bondm of the open market on the Stuttgart Stock Exchange and Main Securities Market on the Irish Stock Exchange