EANS-Adhoc: Austrian Airlines AG / Registration of the Squeeze-Out with the Commercial Register of the Vienna Commercial Court

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04.02.2010

  • The shares of the minority shareholders are transferred to ÖLH Österreichische Luftverkehrs-Holding GmbH with effect as of 4 February
  • Delisting expected soon

Vienna, 4 February 2010: The Vienna Commercial Court has registered with the commercial register the squeeze-out pursuant to the Austrian Squeeze-Out Act, which has been resolved in the shareholders´ meeting dated 16 December 2009, with effect as of today´s date. Therefore, as of today´s date all shares held by the minority shareholders of Austrian Airlines AG have been transferred by operation of law to the majority shareholder ÖLH Österreichische Luftverkehrs-Holding GmbH.

To the extent share certificates have been issued with respect to the shares held by the minority shareholders, such share certificates as of 4 February 2010 certify merely the claim for cash compensation. With effect as of the registration of the squeeze-out on today´s date the official trading, Segment Prime Market, of the shares listed at the Vienna Stock Exchange has been interrupted; a delisting of the shares of Austrian Airline AG (ISIN AT0000620158) is expected soon.

Owner, editor, distributor: Austrian Airlines AG, Corporate Communications, public.relations@austrian.com. Further information concerning the disclosure pursuant to § 24 and § 25 Media Act is available at www.austrian.com.

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issuer: Austrian Airlines AG Office Park 2 Postfach 100 A-1300 Wien-Flughafen phone: +43 (0)5 1766-11231 FAX: +43 (0)1 688 55 05 mail: Patricia.strampfer@austrian.com WWW: http://www.austrian.com sector: Air Transport ISIN: AT0000620158 indexes: WBI, Prime Market

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Tel.: 05 1766-11231

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Tel.: 051766-13311

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