EANS-Voting Rights: Air Berlin PLC / 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

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

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
Name: ESAS Holding A.S
Place: Maslak/Istanbul
State: Turkey

Company data:
Name: Air Berlin PLC
Address: The Hour House, High Street 32, WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts Place: WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
State: United Kingdom


Air Berlin PLC: Publication of a notification of voting rights (shares) On 12 June 2009, ESAS Holding A.S., Maslak/Istanbul, Turkey has informed us that its voting rights in Air Berlin PLC, United Kingdom, ISIN: GB00B128C026, WKN:
AB1000 have exceeded the limits of 14%, 15%, 16%, 17% and 18% of the voting rights on 9 June 2009 due to the acquisition of voting rights and as of this date amounted to 18.3% (which corresponds to 14,045,031 of the voting rights). 18.3% of the voting rights (which corresponds to 14,045,031 of the voting rights) are directly attributable to ESAS Holding A.S.

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emitter: Air Berlin PLC
The Hour House, High Street 32
UK-WD3 1ER Rickmansworth, Herts
phone: +49 (0)30 3434 1500
FAX: +49 (0)30 3434 1509
mail: abpresse@airberlin.com
WWW: http://www.airberlin.com
sector: Air Transport
ISIN: GB00B128C026
indexes: SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München
language: English