Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

Niki Lauda quits his airline to focus on F1 again; NIKI dumps Central European routes for Greece and Scandinavia

Niki Lauda quits his airline to focus on F1 again; NIKI dumps Central European routes for Greece and Scandinavia

A decade after its launch, Austrian NIKI sees its founder – Niki Lauda, the three-time Formula 1 World Champion – leave the company to chair the Mercedes Formula 1 team.

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

airberlin: ‘Shape & Size’ – which routes have been cut since last summer, and which have been added?

Among Europe’s biggest airlines the only one carrying fewer passengers than last summer is airberlin. We take a close look at which routes have been dropped from which German airports, and which have been added. And why has one destination in particular has been added from so many airports?

Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

We all know about Ryanair grounding 80 aircraft last winter but by how much did other European LCCs cut their capacity between July 2011 and January 2012? How does this compare with the year before? And how much have Europe’s legacy carriers started to follow this behaviour?


Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

The gap between Airbus and Boeing further widened in May to the advantage of the American air framer. But which airline named their aircraft after Louis Gallois, the previous CEO of Airbus? By how much did Boeing increase its widebody deliveries compared with last year? And how many APAC carriers now fly A380s?

airberlin launches only non-stop service between Germany and Kaliningrad

airberlin launches only non-stop service between Germany and Kaliningrad

airberlin introduces three weekly flights between Berlin Tegel and Kaliningrad using Q400s.

airberlin launches two new routes to the United States from Germany

airberlin launches two new routes to the United States from Germany

airberlin now flies to Los Angeles from Berlin and to Las Vegas from Düsseldorf.


airberlin launches new routes from Berlin, Frankfurt and Friedrichshafen

airberlin launches new routes from Berlin, Frankfurt and Friedrichshafen

airberlin starts flying from Berlin, Frankfurt and Friedrichshafen.

airberlin launches seasonal services from Frankfurt to the Channel Islands

airberlin launches seasonal services from Frankfurt to the Channel Islands

airberlin starts flying from Frankfurt to Jersey via Guernsey.

airberlin introduces second Abu Dhabi route

airberlin introduces second Abu Dhabi route

airberlin’s new partnership with Etihad results in new Düsseldorf service to Abu Dhabi complementing Etihad’s now daily flights.


niki launches new route to Tel Aviv in Israel from Vienna

niki launches new route to Tel Aviv in Israel from Vienna

niki, airberlin’s subsidiary, now flies from Vienna Airport to Tel Aviv in Israel, competing with Austrian Airlines and El Al.

Testing times at BER

Testing times at BER

The boss of Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt talked to us during the first day of operational readiness testing involving 250 volunteer ‘passengers’. We wanted to know how the new airport improves Berlin as a proposition for airlines – purely from a route development point of view.

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin resumes daily Berlin – Budapest service with just three days notice. Has served Budapest from six German airports in the last 10 years.