Air Berlin yesterday said it is expecting a "noticeable increase" in 2010 profit compared to the €9.5 million loss suffered last year, while it simultaneously announced the sale of 11 aircraft to two separate parties. The carrier followed up last week's preliminary results announcement (ATWOnline, March 22) with additional details yesterday. It said the early implementation of a cost-reduction program prior to the recession "continued to show its effect in the 2009 financial year. . .The ...

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