Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

20 airlines to start 28 new Transatlantic routes in 2011; summer capacity up 4.1%; Delta still on top

Delta recently blamed overcapacity on the transatlantic for some of its financial woes in Q1, so who’s adding routes and capacity this summer compared to last? What country market is growing by more than 10% for the second year running and which airline has grown capacity most this summer?

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?

airberlin launches flights to the Channel Islands, Verona and Mallorca

airberlin launches flights to the Channel Islands, Verona and Mallorca

Germany’s airberlin now flies to Verona by Lake Garda in northern Italy, as well as between Palma de Mallorca and Friedrichshafen and Weeze in Germany.


New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Germany’s two biggest airlines are increasingly stepping on each other’s toes. How do frequencies compare on the leading domestic routes and which major route does Lufthansa still have a monopoly on? On which routes from which airports do the two airlines now go head-to-head?

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

Following our lead story, how do airberlin and Lufthansa compare in terms of fares on Germany’s biggest domestic routes? What are average fares like for imminent travel and how much cheaper are they if booked six months in advance?


New airline routes launched (22-28 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 February 2011)

Asia and Australia dominated the new routes launched in the last week. But we have full reports on routes launched in Europe and the Americas as well. Which national carrier entered a new country market? Which recent start-up carrier launched a new domestic route? And which airline took over two international routes just as they […]

Is Tarom European legacy carrier of the year? Passengers up 20%, load factor up almost six percentage points

Is Tarom European legacy carrier of the year? Passengers up 20%, load factor up almost six percentage points

Europe’s flag-carriers enjoyed mixed fortunes in 2010. Which ones grew fastest (and by how much) and which ones saw passenger numbers fall? Which carriers improved their load factors the most and which carriers flew with more empty seats? And if Tarom is the biggest winner, who’s the biggest loser?

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

31 new routes launched across the world in the last week. Two different airlines moved some of its services between competing airports, but which ones? Which are the four new African routes launched? And which low-cost carrier just entered a highly competitive route?


London Stansted still Europe's leading low-cost hub with over 130 destinations served this winter

London Stansted still Europe’s leading low-cost hub with over 130 destinations served this winter

Europe’s busiest airport for low-cost carriers saw explosive growth for many years but what’s happening now? Apart from Ryanair and easyJet which other airlines have been (and sometimes gone) from the airport in recent years? Which new services started in 2010 and are already planned for 2011?

Air travel demand in Spain up 2.7% in 2010 despite winter strikes; Iberia still bigger than Ryanair with Vueling third

Air travel demand in Spain up 2.7% in 2010 despite winter strikes; Iberia still bigger than Ryanair with Vueling third

Despite difficult economic conditions many of Spain’s airports reported passenger growth in 2010. Which grew fastest and which saw the biggest traffic declines? Which are the top 10 airlines in the Spanish market and how fast are they growing?

World’s airlines already planning 600+ new routes for 2011

World’s airlines already planning 600+ new routes for 2011

We’ve identified over 600 new routes from 140 airlines that have already been announced to start in 2011. Which airlines (and countries) will see the most new routes based on what we know so far? With no World Cup or Olympics this year where will the world’s leading sporting events take place this year?