27 April 2016

Air Berlin has realised a total revenue of EUR 4.08 billion for financial year 2015 - operating result has fallen to EUR -307.0 million

Ad-hoc Notification Pursuant to §15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)

London, 27 April 2016 – Air Berlin PLC has realised a group revenue of EUR 4.08 billion for financial year 2015 (2014: EUR 4.16 billion). The operating result (EBIT) amounted to EUR -307.0 million compared to EUR -293.8 million in financial year 2014. EBITDAR amounted to EUR 358.9 million in financial year 2015 (financial year 2014: EUR 351.2 million), EBITDA to EUR -260.9 million (financial year 2014: EUR -196.8 million).

Operating expenses decreased from EUR 4.47 billion in financial year 2014 to EUR 4.44 billion in financial year 2015. The financial result reached EUR -120.5 million after EUR -85.6 million in financial year 2014. The pre-tax result in financial year 2015 amounted to EUR -430.7 million (financial year 2014: EUR -378.9 million). The net financial result for financial year 2015 amounted to EUR -446.6 million (financial year 2014: EUR -376.7 million). Earnings per share based on an annual average of 116,800,508 shares outstanding thus amounted to EUR -4.04 compared to EUR -3.31 in financial year 2014 (undiluted and diluted).

As of 31 December 2015, Air Berlin PLC’s total assets amounted to EUR 1,418.4 million (financial year 2014: EUR 1,863.6 million), its total equity to EUR -799.4 million (financial year 2014: EUR -415.6 million), its cash position to EUR 165.2 million (financial year 2014: EUR 259.2 million) and its net debt to EUR 877.9 million (financial year 2014: EUR 804.3 million).

Air Berlin PLC will publish the annual financial statements as of 31 December 2015 on 28 April 2016. The information will be available on the internet at ir.airberlin.com from approximately 7:30h (CEST).

Air Berlin PLC c/o Browne Jacobson LLP, 6 Bevis Marks, Bury Court, London, EC3A 7BA, United Kingdom; ISIN GB00B128C026, WKN AB1000 (Share), Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard); ISIN DE000A0NQ9H6 (Convertible Bonds 2007), Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange; ISIN DE000AB100B4 (Bond April 2011 and January 2014), Bondm segment of the open market of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange and Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange; ISIN DE000A1HGM38 (Convertible Bonds 2013), Open Market Frankfurt Stock Exchange; ISIN XS1051719786 (EUR Bond May 2014), Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange; ISIN XS1051723895 (CHF Bond May 2014), SIX Swiss Exchange and Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

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