Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

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?

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich looks set to break its now 10-year-old passenger record this year. What have been the demand trends in 2010? Which regions are growing fastest and how is transfer traffic evolving? What new routes were started in 2010 and what’s coming in 2011?


New airline routes launched <br/>(30 November - 6 December)

New airline routes launched
(30 November – 6 December)

An entire 54 new routes launched in the last week! Basel, Delhi and Rome Fiumicino saw the most new routes, but we have a full report from all over the world. And most importantly, lots of great pictures to go with it!

Snow comes early in Western Europe; easyJet and Jet2.com add most new winter ski routes

Snow comes early in Western Europe; easyJet and Jet2.com add most new winter ski routes

Unexpected heavy snow across many parts of Europe may have made potential passengers think twice about booking an expensive skiing holiday, but which airports and airlines have added most new scheduled services aimed at snow-lovers?

New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

A dozen dynamic new routes this week involving not only big airports like Beijing, Doha, Dubai, London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon, but also less well-known airports such as Abha, Arvidsjaur, Sulaimaniyah and Tangshan. We have our usual array of photos celebrating proceedings.