Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

As Austria gears up for the winter ski season, how well have its airports performed in 2011? Which two airline groups account for three-quarters of all scheduled seat capacity this winter, and which airlines have added new services from Vienna since the beginning of the year?

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

This week’s Dubai Air Show proved beyond doubt that Emirates and Qatar Airways’ global ambitions remain undiminished by pesky economic issues in certain parts of the world. But what competition do they face from Europe’s big global airlines in serving the Europe – Asia market? Which MEB3 markets remain untouched by European carriers?


Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa’s Berlin network will expand significantly next summer but by how much will the airline’s weekly movements grow? How many countries will Lufthansa then serve non-stop from Berlin? And how many of the ‘new’ destinations have already been served by Lufthansa’s LCC germanwings from Berlin this summer?

Lufthansa launches new route to Klagenfurt in Austria

Lufthansa launches new route to Klagenfurt in Austria

Lufthansa now flies from its hub at Frankfurt Airport to Klagenfurt in Austria.

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

With more runway capacity to play with at Frankfurt, Lufthansa adds four new destinations to make it 159 in all this winter.


London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague airport has grown rapidly during the last decade. Which are the airport’s biggest carriers in terms of seats and flights? Which LCCs have been and gone from the airport and which are the airport’s leading destinations and how fast are they growing? And what’s happened to the UK market?

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

AEA member airlines have seen their passenger numbers rise 8.4% so far this year, but how has growth varied by geographic region? Apart from North Africa which other market wasn’t growing in June or July? Which seven members have seen a decline in passenger numbers so far this year and which have improved their load […]


Knock gets weekly Düsseldorf service next summer; Ireland - Germany market trebled between 2002 and 2008

Knock gets weekly Düsseldorf service next summer; Ireland – Germany market trebled between 2002 and 2008

Ireland West Airport Knock this week announced its first route to/from Germany. How often will the service operate and for how much of next summer? How big is the market between Ireland and Germany and how has it developed since 2002? Which airlines offer the most peak season capacity, and how has it changed since […]

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Germany’s ninth busiest airport is dominated by German carriers, but what impact did the opening of a germanwings base have on traffic in 2010? Which airline offers the most flights, seats and destinations? Which are the leading country markets and what were the local football team recently celebrating at the airport?

Aberdeen welcomes new routes from Aer Lingus, Azerbaijan Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and Lufthansa to Scotland in 2011

Aberdeen welcomes new routes from Aer Lingus, Azerbaijan Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and Lufthansa to Scotland in 2011

The UK’s 15th busiest airport (and Scotland’s third busiest) is growing at twice the UK average in 2011. Which regional airline operates most flights and serves most destinations? Which carrier offers most seats? And just how many carriers are competing on flights to Stavanger in Norway?