Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

"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?

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Germany’s ninth busiest airport is dominated by German carriers, but what impact did the opening of a germanwings base have on traffic in 2010? Which airline offers the most flights, seats and destinations? Which are the leading country markets and what were the local football team recently celebrating at the airport?

airberlin's A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s CEO unexpectedly resigned last week after another disappointing set of financial figures. The airline’s network strategy remains confused and possibly too diverse. We analyse the network by geographic segment, airport, and weekly frequency, as well as summarising the routes heading for the door marked ‘exit’.


airberlin's still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

airberlin’s still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

As airberlin moves ever further away from its charter roots and prepares to embrace alliance membership, we take a closer look at which routes have been ditched in the last 12 months. Which domestic airport is no longer served? And what’s happened to the two routes that airberlin moved between London airports earlier this year?

German domestic air travel demand up almost 9% in May; airberlin helps Frankfurt - Hamburg grow 23% in 2010

German domestic air travel demand up almost 9% in May; airberlin helps Frankfurt – Hamburg grow 23% in 2010

German domestic air traffic grew by just 2% in 2010, and the ranking of the top 10 domestic airport-pairs remained unchanged. But which six saw growth and which saw traffic fall? Which German airport has seen domestic traffic fall by over 20% this year and which new domestic routes have been started?

airberlin launches new route between Düsseldorf and Skopje

airberlin launches new route between Düsseldorf and Skopje

airberlin now flies a new route to Macedonia’s capital Skopje from Düsseldorf.