Disclosure of inside information according to Article 17 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation, MAR)
London, 25 September 2017 – Following the decision on 21 September 2017 by the preliminary creditors’ committees appointed by the local district court of Berlin-Charlottenburg in respect of Air Berlin PLC and Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG, which both are currently subject to preliminary debtor-in-possession insolvency proceedings, also the Board of Directors of Air Berlin PLC has resolved today that, with respect to the disposal of the air transport activities, negotiations shall be continued with (in alphabetical order) Deutsche Lufthansa AG and easyJet Airline Company Limited as selected bidders until 12 October 2017 and that partial disposals shall also be considered.
Furthermore, the Board of Directors of Air Berlin PLC has resolved that, with respect to the other business units of the Air Berlin group, the sales negotiations with further bidders shall be continued.
Person making the notification: Friedrich Floto, Senior Vice President Group Finance & Investor Relations Email: email@example.com
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 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; ISIN DE000A19DMC0 (Convertible Bonds 2017), Open Market Frankfurt Stock Exchange