Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s network offers a wide-range of services for business and leisure travellers, but it has not been a profitable mix. We take a closer look at the airline’s seasonality problems, which the airline has revealed it intends to tackle in the coming months.

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Spain’s third busiest airport handled over 22 million passengers last year. German and UK tourist traffic accounts for over 55% of demand, but the biggest growth has been coming from smaller country markets. Locally-based Air Europa ranks as the leading Spanish carrier in third place.

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik […]


US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

The US-Germany market appears to be once again growing after being affected by the global economic recession in 2009. In fact, according to anna.aero forecasts this country pair recorded over 10 million passengers in 2013. We take a closer look at the eight carriers serving this market to reveal how rapidly they are growing this […]

airberlin adds Corsican Calvi to Düsseldorf network

airberlin adds Corsican Calvi to Düsseldorf network

airberlin service to Calvi from Düsseldorf joins existing seasonal operation from Cologne Bonn.

airberlin links Düsseldorf to oneworld partner hub

airberlin links Düsseldorf to oneworld partner hub

airberlin starts six times weekly flights from Düsseldorf to Madrid competing with germanwings and Iberia.


WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

Following the acquisition of Iceland Express’ operations in 2012, WOW air has visibly exploded, rapidly growing its European network from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport. As the airline’s ASKs are expected to reach 1.6 billion in 2014, anna.aero investigates the LCC’s expansion and its S14 schedule.

Lufthansa/germanwings and airberlin both plan German growth of 2-3% for next summer with Norwegian expanding rapidly

Lufthansa/germanwings and airberlin both plan German growth of 2-3% for next summer with Norwegian expanding rapidly

German airport traffic grew by less than 1% in 2013, and the country’s major airline groups are planning only modest growth for 2014. We reveal which carriers are planning more aggressive growth in the German market. And we identify the six different airlines which can claim to be the biggest carrier at at least one […]

airberlin cuts 30 routes, nine airports; dual-brands A320 with Etihad Airways

airberlin cuts 30 routes, nine airports; dual-brands A320 with Etihad Airways

anna.aero was in Berlin this week to hear what the CEOs of airberlin and Etihad Airways had to say about their partnership, and see the unveiling of a newly-branded A320. But our analysis looks at what they didn’t talk about: the routes (and airports) that have been dropped, and how the airline’s major seasonality problem […]


Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the second month in a row; Xiamen Airlines receives its 100th Boeing aircraft, a 737-800

Airbus delivers 58 airframes in November, more units than the American manufacturer for the second month in a row. However, Boeing continues to lead the 2013 delivery race by 19 units with just one month of data to go. 

Helsinki and Berlin Tegel Airports' passenger milestones; Singapore and Seville show-off certificates; more celebrations at Memmingen, Belgrade, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Shannon, Riga Airports

Helsinki and Berlin Tegel Airports’ passenger milestones; Singapore and Seville show-off certificates; more celebrations at Memmingen, Belgrade, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Shannon, Riga Airports

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Singapore and Seville Airports showing-off their certificates, passenger milestones at Helsinki and Berlin Tegel Airports, water arch salute at Belgrade Airport, and other newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

German airport traffic up less than 1% in 2013

German airport traffic up less than 1% in 2013

The new planned coalition government looks set to leave the country’s air travel tax in place, much to the dismay of airlines, airports and the tourism industry. Out of Germany’s top 20 airports only six are growing in 2013, though that does include all four of the busiest airports. Ryanair continues to strongly influence the […]