Air Berlin October Traffic, Load Factor Up, Capacity Down - Quick Facts

| November 4, 2016

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Air Berlin PLC (AIBEF.PK) Friday said it has increased its load factor in the month of October by a significant 2.1 percentage points, to 86.3 percent from last year, in spite of the downward trend in tourism and a strategic capacity reduction of 5.5 percent. Germany's second-largest airline also recorded a 0.3 percentage points load factor increase to 85.0 percent.

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