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Joachim Hunold offers his resignation as CEO

08-19-2011 01:44 PM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

Press release from: Air Berlin

This morning, Joachim Hunold, airberlin's CEO, announced that he intends to offer the Board of Directors his resignation from the office as CEO of the company as per 1 September 2011. Mr. Joachim Hunold would like to remain bound to the company for the future as a Non-Executive Director and recommends that Mr. Hartmut Mehdorn, who is already a member of the Board of Directors of the company, becomes his interim successor as CEO.

Joachim Hunold stated: "I have come to the conclusion that a change of leadership will accelerate our newly launched "Shape & Size“ program."

Mr. Hunold has been with the aviation sector since 1978: Up until 1982, he worked for Braathens Air Transport in Düsseldorf, from 1982-1990, he was the Sales and Market-ing Director at the LTU Group. In 1991, Mr. Hunold took over "Air Berlin Inc.". With Mr. Hunold as the Managing Partner, the German Air Berlin was newly founded on 16 April 1991 as "Air Berlin GmbH & Co. Luftverkehrs KG“. Since the creation of the new holding structure, which took effect on 1 January 2006, Joachim Hunold has held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

airberlin is Germany’s second largest airline. The company currently has over 8,900 employees. In 2010 alone airberlin received more than 10 awards for service and quality. The fleet encompasses 170 aircraft with an average age of five years. Consequently airberlin operates one of the youngest fleets in Europe. The airline’s modern aircraft are extremely fuel-efficient and so provide a lasting contribution to the reduction of aviation emissions. airberlin is one of the major airlines in Europe and flies to 163 destinations in 39 countries. In 2010 the airline carried 33.6 million passengers. airberlin has now signed a declaration which will allow the airline to join oneworld®, the worldwide aviation alliance. Full membership is planned for the start of 2012. airberlin offers codeshare flights with oneworld members American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia and S7.

Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG
Press Office
Saatwinkler Damm 42-43
D-13627 Berlin
Tel.: + 49 30 3434 1500
Mail: abpresse@airberlin.com

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