Meinl Airport Managers - Change in the Board of Directors

Wien (OTS) - Meinl Airport Managers ("MAM"), the subsidiary of
Meinl Bank that manages Meinl Airports International ("MAI"), announces that Mr. Peter Weinzierl has been appointed as MAM's new Chairman. As a senior member of the management board of Meinl Bank with extensive experience, including in central and eastern Europe, Mr. Weinzierl is well placed to take forward MAM's relationship with the new Board of MAI. The appointment of Mr Weinzierl to this role demonstrates the continued importance of MAM to Meinl Bank.

Mr. Roman Himmler, the former Chairman of MAM, stepped down from the Board of MAM with effect from 26th August 2008. Mr. Himmler had held this position since before the IPO of MAI last year, and was instrumental in securing MAI's valuable portfolio of investments. Mr Himmler will continue to work for MAM below board level. MAM sincerely thanks Mr Himmler for his work as Chairman and is pleased that he will continue to be fully engaged in providing airport expertise to MAM, for the benefit of MAI.

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