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

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

TR-1 notice

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
Name: Metolius Foundation
Place: Vaduz
State: Liechtenstein

London, 01 August 2012 - Air Berlin PLC was informed on 30 July 2012 that the voting rights of Metolius Foundation in Air Berlin PLC fell below the 3 % threshold on 27 June 2012. The percentage of voting rights held on this day by Metolius Foundation was 2.9996 % (3,503,567 shares). Previous to the triggering transaction, the number of shares and voting rights in Air Berlin PLC held by Metolius Foundation was 3,508,677.

The Metolius Foundation is a Liechtenstein foundation and is controlled by Reidun Lundgren. Reidun Lundgren also controls Ringerike GmbH & Co. Luftfahrtsbeteiligungs KG, a German limited partnership, which held 640,275 shares in Air Berlin PLC both before and after the transaction which is the subject of this notification.

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 E000A0NQ9H6 (Convertible Bond 2007) Euro MTF Market on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange ISIN DE000A1ALH01 (Convertible Bond 2009) Open Market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange ISIN DE000AB100A6 (Bond 2010) and ISIN DE000AB100B4 (Bond 2011) each of both segment Bondm of the open market on the Stuttgart Stock Exchange and Main Securities Market on the Irish Stock Exchange

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