Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

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.


airberlin moves from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

airberlin moves from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

airberlin launches a new route to Abu Dhabi from Berlin Tegel.

Flight BER32: anna.aero goes to Seattle to collect airberlin’s latest 737!

Flight BER32: anna.aero goes to Seattle to collect airberlin’s latest 737!

Our second airberlin story this week is a report from the delivery of the airline’s latest 737NG. airberlin and Boeing flew anna.aero out to Seattle to find out more about the aircraft, the manufacturing and the delivery process.

"Flying home for Christmas" with airberlin; anna.aero gets chance to see Palma hub in action

“Flying home for Christmas” with airberlin; anna.aero gets chance to see Palma hub in action

After our recent story analysing airberlin’s hub operation at Palma in Spain, anna.aero was invited along to get a special behind-the-scenes view of how things really work there. What’s more we flew on the airline’s special “Flying home for Christmas” 737-800 accompanied by Santa Claus himself, and one of his elves.


Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

As Austria gears up for the winter ski season, how well have its airports performed in 2011? Which two airline groups account for three-quarters of all scheduled seat capacity this winter, and which airlines have added new services from Vienna since the beginning of the year?

airberlin's Palma hub sees significant cutbacks this winter

airberlin’s Palma hub sees significant cutbacks this winter

airberlin’s new management has no sacred cows it seems. We estimate that flights to its base in Palma will be down over 25% this December. The carrier accounted for one-third of the airport’s 21 million passengers in 2010. But how does it operate a hub and spoke network from Palma when no aircraft are stationed […]

airberlin adds weekly flight to Curaçao from Düsseldorf

airberlin adds weekly flight to Curaçao from Düsseldorf

airberlin launches new Caribbean destination. Joins KLM and Arkefly in serving Curaçao non-stop from Europe this winter.


airberlin launches Costa Rica flights from Düsseldorf

airberlin launches Costa Rica flights from Düsseldorf

German carrier introduces fortnightly service between Düsseldorf and Liberia, operating via Cancun using A330-200.

airberlin launches four new routes, three to Canary Islands

airberlin launches four new routes, three to Canary Islands

Germany’s second biggest airline continues to add niche routes from Saarbrücken and Stuttgart, despite overall network reduction.

London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?