eTurboNews - Independent and Global Travel, Tourism, Lifestyle, Entertainment News you only find here

Travel News Distribution powered by eTurboNews:

Another passenger record for Air Berlin

( The Air Berlin Group continued on its path to growth in 2007. In total, Air Berlin (including LTU since 1/2007 and Belair since 11/2007) transported 27,862,507 passengers, i.e. 10.6 percent more than in the previous year (2006: 25,191,622), thereby marking a new record in its corporate history. Capacity utilization over the January to December 2007 period improved to 77.2 percent, i.e. an increase of 1.62 percentage points over the previous year.

In December 2007, Air Berlin (including its subsidiaries LTU and Belair) welcomed 1,903,951 passengers on board, i.e. a 16.6 percent increase (12/2006, including LTU and Belair: 1,632,372 passengers). The fleet capacity utilization rate improved to 71.7 percent, i.e. an increase of 3.2 percentage points over the corresponding month of the previous year (12/2006: 68.5 percent). For December 2007, flight revenue per available seat kilometer (ASK) amounted to 4.55 Eurocents, an increase of 2.2 percent over the same period of the previous year (12/2006: 4.45 Eurocents).

In December 2007, the following German airports recorded exceptional growth: Stuttgart (+62.5 percent), Berlin-Tegel (+55.7 percent) and Münster-Osnabrück (+44 percent). Outside of Germany, Copenhagen took the lead with an increase of 59.6 percent, fol-lowed by Zurich (+45 percent) and Helsinki (+42.6 percent).

Alexandra Müller Press Officer phone: +49 (0)30 3434 1500 e-mail:

+++ Upload Your Press Release +++

Need assistance?

You need a little assistance?Call for help

Subscribe Now!

News Distribution Service

Distribute your press release with our service?

Submit Your Press-release

Latest Travel News