Articles Tagged ‘German airlines’

Condor turns 60; growth in Spain, US and Canada offset by downturn in Egypt and Turkey; New Orleans and San Diego new for S17

Condor turns 60; growth in Spain, US and Canada offset by downturn in Egypt and Turkey; New Orleans and San Diego new for S17

With a fleet of over 40 aircraft and with more than seven million annual passengers, we reveal the leading German airports, country markets and most popular destinations for Condor, one of Germany’s biggest airlines.

airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s network offers a wide-range of services for business and leisure travellers, but it has not been a profitable mix. We take a closer look at the airline’s seasonality problems, which the airline has revealed it intends to tackle in the coming months.

airberlin cuts 30 routes, nine airports; dual-brands A320 with Etihad Airways

airberlin cuts 30 routes, nine airports; dual-brands A320 with Etihad Airways

anna.aero was in Berlin this week to hear what the CEOs of airberlin and Etihad Airways had to say about their partnership, and see the unveiling of a newly-branded A320. But our analysis looks at what they didn’t talk about: the routes (and airports) that have been dropped, and how the airline’s major seasonality problem […]


Will appointment of new airberlin CEO lead to further network changes; more Mediterranean routes to face axe?

Will appointment of new airberlin CEO lead to further network changes; more Mediterranean routes to face axe?

“I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!” New airberlin CEO Prock-Schauer has a few network and over-capacity spectres to reduce to slime before he can sleep easily at night.

The effect Lufthansa’s new “Direct 4 You” airline has on its non-hub airports

The effect Lufthansa’s new “Direct 4 You” airline has on its non-hub airports

Lufthansa has unveiled a new strategy to improve the profitability of its non-hub domestic and European operations by merging this flying with its Cologne/Bonn-based low-cost subsidiary germanwings. We take a closer look at the airline’s German airports to see which will be impacted the most.

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?


Cirrus Airlines ceases operations; seven regional niche routes lost

Cirrus Airlines ceases operations; seven regional niche routes lost

Times are tough for regional airlines in Germany. Former Lufthansa partner Cirrus Airlines grounded its fleet last Friday. How many aircraft and of what type were grounded? Which routes was it serving and which German airports will feel particular pain at the airline’s decision?

airberlin's A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s CEO unexpectedly resigned last week after another disappointing set of financial figures. The airline’s network strategy remains confused and possibly too diverse. We analyse the network by geographic segment, airport, and weekly frequency, as well as summarising the routes heading for the door marked ‘exit’.

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?


Germania receives first new A319; operating over 30 scheduled routes this summer from nine German airports

Germania receives first new A319; operating over 30 scheduled routes this summer from nine German airports

Berlin-based Germania can trace its origins back over 30 years but is now embracing scheduled services once again. Which routes does it operate from which German airports and what are its fleet plans for the next few years? On which Middle Eastern routes has it introduced a Premium Economy Class?

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?

airberlin confirms London Gatwick services to Hannover and Nuremberg; three routes to stay at London Stansted

airberlin confirms London Gatwick services to Hannover and Nuremberg; three routes to stay at London Stansted

Future oneworld partner airberlin is moving two routes from London Stansted to London Gatwick to be closer to British Airways. We take a closer look at the airline’s interesting network activities at Stansted since 2002.