Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’
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.
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?
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
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
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?
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
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?
The German airline Lufthansa now flies from Munich to Antalya, Dublin, Malta and Palermo. In August, frequencies will increase to Italy and Malta.
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 […]
bmi’s network at Heathrow evolving under Lufthansa’s guidance; 75% of ASKs now outside of Western Europe
Heathrow’s second biggest airline continues to cut domestic flights but is adding new international services to Europe and North Africa. Which medium-haul destinations are served via intermediate points? And which destinations have been tried and found wanting in recent years?
Nearly two million passengers travelled between the UK and Bavaria’s biggest airport last year. A number of low-cost carriers have come and gone but easyJet seems to be making a difference. But which legacy carrier still dominates and which LCC recently returned to the market?
JAL’s international traffic down 30% in 2010 v 2007; ANA’s up 7%; 17% of Finnair’s network ASKs on Japanese routes
Even before the terrible earthquake and its harrowing consequences, the Japanese air transport market was not having a good start to 2011. JAL’s restructuring means it is shrinking but is it still bigger than ANA on international flights? What share of international traffic do Japan’s two big carriers have and who are the other leading […]