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APPLICATION FOR VUELING TENDER OFFER AUTHORISATION
International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A., in compliance with article 82 of Law 24/1988, of July 28, on the Securities Markets, article 17 of Royal Decree 1066/2007, July 27, on the rules for public tender offers for securities and Circular 8/2008, December 10, of the National Securities Market Commission, hereby announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Veloz Holdco, S.L. (Sociedad Unipersonal) has filed today with the National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) the application for the authorisation of the tender offer for the acquisition of Vueling Airlines, S.A.'s shares. A copy of such application form is attached to this notice as an Annex.
In the application for authorisation of the offer Veloz Holdco, S.L. (Sociedad Unipersonal) has ratified in full the terms and conditions of tender offer contained in the prior announcement made public on November 8, 2012, and has confirmed that there have been no changes to the information and features of the transaction that will be included and detailed in the prospectus to be published when the authorisation is received.
December 10, 2012