Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Saudi Arabian Airlines continues with its rapid fleet replacement, but which airline received an A380? And which airline took its first 777s direct from Boeing?

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

Which AEA airlines are reporting double-digit growth and which are averaging load factors above 80% this year? Demand for travel to which region is growing fastest this year, and which regional market is shrinking? Are load factors generally improving or declining?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle's international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle’s international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Leipzig/Halle’s domestic routes are dominated by Lufthansa and its low-cost subsidiary germanwings, while 40% of international traffic is on just two routes. Which major European cities are served and who are the leading ‘charter’ airlines?

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

US international growth outstrips domestic; China and UK lead way with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic adding seats

The US domestic market is fairly sluggish at present but international demand is growing. Which are the leading country markets and which are the leading airlines serving international routes to and from the US? And what developments have there been in the last 12 months?


germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

While the Brits love to get away to France, the Germans prefer Italy. Lufthansa’s LCC announces nine new routes for next summer but who are the leading airlines in the market? And just how small is Alitalia’s share of traffic?

German air travel tax will result in further fall in domestic demand; Lufthansa and airberlin dominate main routes

German air travel tax will result in further fall in domestic demand; Lufthansa and airberlin dominate main routes

Unlike France and the UK, Germany’s domestic air travel network is not focussed on one large city. But how have the top 10 domestic routes evolved during the last decade? Which is the only monopoly route and the only one served by a proper LCC?

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Germany’s 15th busiest airport is dominated by domestic routes but London is back on the network map thanks to Lufthansa/bmi. Which are the two dominant international destinations and where will easyJet’s first flight be from?


Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines' short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines’ short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

As Airbus delivered 48 aircraft in July and Boeing 41, which usual aircraft customer was missing from the deliveries? Which airlines had A380s delivered? What is the reason behind Saudi Arabian Airlines’ major delivery? And which Chinese airline was honoured with Boeing’s 800th aircraft to China?

Cirrus Airlines operates German niche business routes; only scheduled carrier serving Hof-Plauen and Mannheim

Cirrus Airlines operates German niche business routes; only scheduled carrier serving Hof-Plauen and Mannheim

Cirrus Airlines provides capacity for Lufthansa but also operates a range of niche routes in its own right. Most are to German-speaking countries but it also offers regular flights between Frankfurt and Moldova. Why?

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

Germany’s two major airlines go head-to-head at Düsseldorf but which are airberlin’s leading country markets from the airport? Which new routes has it added since last summer and what sort of niche routes does it operate?