Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Brussels Airlines now serving over 20 destinations in Africa; Spain and Italy biggest capacity markets this summer

Brussels Airlines now serving over 20 destinations in Africa; Spain and Italy biggest capacity markets this summer

Belgium’s flag-carrier operates an unusual network focused on just two regions; Europe and Africa. Measured by ASKs, eight of its top 15 country markets are in Africa, but in what order? What fleet issues does the airline have and which Star Alliance partners allow it to sell seats to which US destinations?

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?

Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg is one of Europe’s smaller cities to be served by two airports, but how have passenger numbers developed in recent years? Which are the biggest carriers at both airports and which are the busiest routes from Landvetter? Which routes should see significant growth in 2011?


Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Airlines are very good at promoting new routes but rather less forthcoming when it comes to dropping routes. We take a look at which routes Europe’s top three legacy airlines have considered surplus to requirements during the last 12 months and examine how much of this was down to competition.

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?

Lufthansa Italia’s Milan Malpensa exit in October: easyJet and Alitalia/AirOne will benefit most

Lufthansa Italia’s Milan Malpensa exit in October: easyJet and Alitalia/AirOne will benefit most

Having launched in February 2009, Lufthansa Italia will be no more after October. Which routes has it operated since it started and what competition does it currently face? Which route only started in March and which two routes will start in July? What role will Air Dolomiti now play in Lufthansa’s Italian plans?


Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Germany is hosting this week’s Eurovision Song Contest with many extra visitors passing through Düsseldorf’s airport. But how has the airport evolved during the last decade? Which are the leading country markets and which new routes have already started operating in 2011?

Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Germany’s two biggest airlines are increasingly stepping on each other’s toes. How do frequencies compare on the leading domestic routes and which major route does Lufthansa still have a monopoly on? On which routes from which airports do the two airlines now go head-to-head?

Boeing delivered more narrowbody aircraft than Airbus in March; Wizz Air again growing fleet

Boeing delivered more narrowbody aircraft than Airbus in March; Wizz Air again growing fleet

Because of its larger delivery of widebodies, Airbus won the March delivery race over Boeing, but how big is the European manufacturer’s lead for the year to date? Which airlines received aircraft from both manufacturers? And which airline received its first jet aircraft?


airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

Following our lead story, how do airberlin and Lufthansa compare in terms of fares on Germany’s biggest domestic routes? What are average fares like for imminent travel and how much cheaper are they if booked six months in advance?

Lufthansa launches new sunshine routes and Dublin flights from Munich

Lufthansa launches new sunshine routes and Dublin flights from Munich

The German airline Lufthansa now flies from Munich to Antalya, Dublin, Malta and Palermo. In August, frequencies will increase to Italy and Malta.

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]