Articles Tagged ‘FRA’

Europe’s top 5 airports analysed; Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Istanbul – the FLAPI hubs compared

Europe’s top 5 airports analysed; Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Istanbul – the FLAPI hubs compared

Europe’s five busiest airports handled over 320 million passengers between them last year. We reveal which airlines have been gained (and lost) at these airports and how the number of destinations served compares.

TUIfly consolidates its flying after years of tears; home base Hannover still #1 German airport

TUIfly consolidates its flying after years of tears; home base Hannover still #1 German airport

Last time we looked at TUIfly was over seven years ago, 18 months after the airline had been created through the merger of Hapag-Lloyd Express and Hapagfly and 30% capacity culls were the order of the day. anna.aero takes a look to see how things have moved on since then.

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Last week’s ACI Airport Exchange marked the first big public reveal of the details of Istanbul New Airport which is set to open its first phase in 2018. The senior management of both the new airport and Turkish Airlines comprehensively turned out and gave top briefings, while anna.aero unveiled over 200 possible new routes.


Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

Lufthansa checks-in at Cancún, Malé and Mauritius

Lufthansa checks-in at Cancún, Malé and Mauritius

Lufthansa’s new long-haul off-shoot Jump starts three new leisure services from Frankfurt.

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.


Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.

Air Arabia Maroc arrives in Frankfurt

Air Arabia Maroc arrives in Frankfurt

Air Arabia Maroc commences a new twice-weekly link between the German hub and Marrakech.


Lufthansa adds Frankfurt and Munich new route doubles

Lufthansa adds Frankfurt and Munich new route doubles

Lufthansa adds new African and European services from its two biggest hubs at the start of W15/16.

Lufthansa and airberlin under growing pressure as German market growth picks up; Ryanair and Emirates both growing fast

Lufthansa and airberlin under growing pressure as German market growth picks up; Ryanair and Emirates both growing fast

The German market looks set for an interesting 2016. We look at how the market has evolved over the last 25 years, which airports are having a good 2015, which are the leading country markets and which airlines are growing.

SunExpress Germany launches seven services to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany launches seven services to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany starts scheduled services from six German and one Austrian airport to Morocco all with weekly services.