Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Germany is hosting this week’s Eurovision Song Contest with many extra visitors passing through Düsseldorf’s airport. But how has the airport evolved during the last decade? Which are the leading country markets and which new routes have already started operating in 2011?

Meridiana fly still bigger than Ryanair in Sardinia; airberlin starting three new routes in May

Meridiana fly still bigger than Ryanair in Sardinia; airberlin starting three new routes in May

Sardinia is served by three main airports; Alghero, Cagliari and Olbia. How has traffic developed in the last 15 years and which are the leading carriers at each airport? Which legacy carriers and LCCs serve the island and which new routes are starting in 2011?


airberlin launches new route between Berlin and New York JFK

airberlin launches new route between Berlin and New York JFK

Ahead of airberlin’s accession into the alliance oneworld, the German airline now connects its Berlin Tegel base with American Airlines’ New York JFK hub.

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?