Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’

Franco-German market returns to growth after several years of decline, Lufthansa is the largest carrier but LCCs lead the charge

Franco-German market returns to growth after several years of decline, Lufthansa is the largest carrier but LCCs lead the charge

The market for air services between near neighbours and European heavyweights France and Germany is one of the most mature on the continent. Seat capacity between the two countries increased by 3% from 2016 to 2017. Franco-German network development trends are analysed here, with the fastest growing airlines and airports identified.

Cologne Bonn-Belgrade is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 20,000 searches; Eurowings' 11th CEE route??

Cologne Bonn-Belgrade is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 20,000 searches; Eurowings’ 11th CEE route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 20,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Cologne Bonn and Belgrade ‒ but the route is unserved!? Eurowings flies to 10 destinations in Central and Eastern Europe from the German airport, but the Serbian capital is presently […]

Hannover-Lisbon is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ 80,000 searches; anna.aero gets fourth adopted route success

Hannover-Lisbon is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 searches; anna.aero gets fourth adopted route success

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 80,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hannover and Lisbon ‒ but the route is unserved!? This week we celebrate our fourth new route success since this feature began a year ago, as Delta Air Lines makes an important announcement.


Thessaloniki Airport's traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.  

German demand falls below Spain in 2016; airberlin, Eurowings and TUIfly still finalising S17 as Germania, Ryanair and Wizz Air attack

German demand falls below Spain in 2016; airberlin, Eurowings and TUIfly still finalising S17 as Germania, Ryanair and Wizz Air attack

Passenger figures for the country’s airports are up just 3% in 2016 but this year is set to see fundamental changes in the German airline landscape. We look at current data for 2017 Q2 and take a closer look at Eurowings’ known plans.

Routes host Chengdu's Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Routes host Chengdu’s Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 40,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Chengdu and Düsseldorf ‒ but the route from the World Routes host airport is unserved! With Air China starting Rome in October, will Germany’s third largest airport be next??


airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

For airberlin Cologne Bonn is its eighth busiest airport this summer, but it operates just 15 routes, of which three account for over 80% of the airline’s flights. We look at how its operations have developed since 2006.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

germanwings adds Menorca routes brace

germanwings adds Menorca routes brace

germanwings starts flights from Cologne Bonn and Düsseldorf airports to the Spanish Balearic island.


The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Europe’s three biggest legacy airline groupings each includes a fast-growing LCC with potential to play a key role in the future. We look at the history of these carriers and reveal where they are growing fastest this summer.

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

The Austrian capital has seen traffic growth of 44% since 2005 and set a new record in 2015 with almost 23 million passengers. We look at the leading airlines and country markets and what’s new for 2016.

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.