Air Berlin said the dba brand will disappear from the market by April 1 once the subsidiary is fully integrated. AB acquired dba last summer (ATWOnline, Aug. 18, 2006). Dba's network, check-in facilities and administration already have been combined with AB's. The airlines flew a combined 1.2 million passengers in January, up 8.7% from the first month of 2006. Load factor rose 1.9 points to 64.9%.

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