Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Seats to Canada from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport have grown faster than any other country over the last 12 months, up by 138%, helped by the introduction of new routes like Montreal. Our data elves delve deep into the lava-filled bowels of this volcanic island to find out if this market is ready to blow!


Vienna-SFO is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 120,000 annual searches; Austrian Airlines and United should operate in alliance

Vienna-SFO is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; Austrian Airlines and United should operate in alliance

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 120,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Vienna and San Francisco ‒ but the route is unserved! After launching Miami in 2015, surely Austrian Airlines should now add San Francisco in S17 as its next US service?

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

On 1 September Turkish Airlines launched services to Cluj-Napoca, a sector which started despite its W16/17 network cuts. The carrier’s CEO Temel Kotil says he is still planning for further long-haul network growth, so our data elves have taken a look at the competitive landscape on the four anticipated routes.


Stockholm-Stuttgart is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 110,000 annual searches, "no-brainer" for germanwings

Stockholm-Stuttgart is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 110,000 annual searches, “no-brainer” for germanwings

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that 115,000 potential passengers in the last 12 months hunted for flights between Stockholm and Stuttgart ‒ but the route is unserved! germanwings should use this business route to complement its new leisure service to Pisa in S17 from Stuttgart.

Four airports battle it out for Week 26 glory

Four airports battle it out for Week 26 glory

Night-time pictures of fire truck water arches are hard to get right, with or without apron staff walking into the frame at the wrong time. Find out how this effort from the Ukraine performs against the rest of this week’s entrants.

airberlin launches trio of routes from Düsseldorf

airberlin launches trio of routes from Düsseldorf

airberlin starts three new Croatian connections to Pula, Rijeka and Zadar.


Münster/Osnabrück-Berlin is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 100,000 searches in the last year; airberlin to return or Ryanair revolution???

Münster/Osnabrück-Berlin is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 100,000 searches in the last year; airberlin to return or Ryanair revolution???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that 100,000 potential passengers in the last 12 months searched for flights between Münster/Osnabrück and Berlin ‒ but the route is unserved. Will airberlin return on the sector?? Or will Ryanair make it its second German domestic service??

airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

For airberlin Cologne Bonn is its eighth busiest airport this summer, but it operates just 15 routes, of which three account for over 80% of the airline’s flights. We look at how its operations have developed since 2006.

German seat capacity up 8% this summer; Berlin Schönefeld, Cologne Bonn and Memmingen growing fast in 2016 thanks to LCCs

German seat capacity up 8% this summer; Berlin Schönefeld, Cologne Bonn and Memmingen growing fast in 2016 thanks to LCCs

Europe’s second biggest air travel market looks set for a good summer. We reveal which airports have been growing (and shrinking) so far this year, and how the top 20 airlines in Germany are altering their capacity for S16 versus S15.