Articles Tagged ‘Frankfurt’

Lufthansa's network growing in Berlin and Frankfurt; London, Milan and Stuttgart see significant cuts

Lufthansa’s network growing in Berlin and Frankfurt; London, Milan and Stuttgart see significant cuts

Sorting out its industrial relations may be its top priority at the moment but how has Lufthansa’s global network evolved in the last 12 months? How come the airline has started almost 70 new routes but dropped around 40? Which are the airline’s biggest bases in terms of movements and ASKs?

London Heathrow in FLAP: still busier than Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris CDG, but far fewer destinations

London Heathrow in FLAP: still busier than Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris CDG, but far fewer destinations

We have one of our free, downloadable spreadsheets to accompany this week’s lead story which compares the global networks of Europe’s four leading hub airports. Which airport offers the most destinations in Africa, Latin America, China, India, Russia, the UK and the USA?

50% more Frankfurt Airport – a special report on Frankfurt Airport's capacity expansion by anna.aero and ACI EUROPE

50% more Frankfurt Airport – a special report on Frankfurt Airport’s capacity expansion by anna.aero and ACI EUROPE

In the latest in our series of official souvenirs on great airport infrastructure developments, anna.aero, in association with ACI EUROPE, was commissioned by Frankfurt Airport to analyse the significance of Chancellor Merkel’s opening Frankfurt Airport’s Fourth Runway last October and how this translates into new route opportunities. You can order a free copy of the […]


Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

As far as aviation planners are concerned, ‘winter’ began this week. Due to the slot allocation system common in Europe, this tends to result in many new routes being launched. But how does this winter compare with last and what new factors might influence the introduction of new routes in the near future?

Frankfurt Airport opens historic new runway; European #1 ranking in sight as Lufthansa looks to grow network

Frankfurt Airport opens historic new runway; European #1 ranking in sight as Lufthansa looks to grow network

New runways at major European airports don’t happen every day (or even year!) so the opening of Frankfurt’s fourth runway is a big event not just in Germany but in Europe. How has the airport’s traffic developed since 1990, which are the leading country markets and which new services have already been announced to take […]

Norwegian grasps Frankfurt opportunity with new Copenhagen flights; Oslo and Stockholm flights to follow?

Norwegian grasps Frankfurt opportunity with new Copenhagen flights; Oslo and Stockholm flights to follow?

Build it and they will come? Frankfurt’s new runway is already attracting its fair share of new flights and now comes news that Europe’s third biggest LCC plans to start serving the airport this winter. What competition will it face and what other German airports does Norwegian already serve?


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?

Condor launches two new North American routes from Frankfurt; Antalya now served from 13 German airports

Condor launches two new North American routes from Frankfurt; Antalya now served from 13 German airports

Condor used to fly over half of its passengers between Germany and Spain but it has gradually cut back its Spanish flying. At which airports does it still focus on Spanish flights and which other destinations are popular? Which destinations are new for 2011?

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe is axing two of its three routes to Germany’s busiest airports. We take a closer look at the competition it faces on these routes from Lufthansa. But, what other routes does Flybe operate from the UK to Germany and what competition (if any) does it face on these routes?


EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

Italy again featured high in the airport prizes – Venice Marco Polo for the most new carriers, while Bari and Trapani both secured Traffic Growth Prizes. Moscow Domodedovo gained the Most New Routes, while Istanbul Atatürk and Schiphol share the valuable title for Most New Non-European Routes.

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

German leisure carrier Condor is now wholly owned by Thomas Cook and is the second biggest carrier at Frankfurt. But where does it fly to (and how often), how big is its fleet and what did it do (not very successfully) in Munich in 2006?