Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

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 […]

bmi’s network at Heathrow evolving under Lufthansa’s guidance; 75% of ASKs now outside of Western Europe

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?

UK - Munich market grows 10% in 2010 thanks to easyJet

UK – Munich market grows 10% in 2010 thanks to easyJet

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

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 […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers

The new year’s first month has seen the delivery of 59 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, but which manufacturer started off the year in the lead? And which airlines took the most aircraft during the last two years? We expect you to find the results rather surprising as a nation’s aviation industry emerges as a key […]


Lufthansa promises 20% growth at 100-year-old Hamburg Airport

Lufthansa promises 20% growth at 100-year-old Hamburg Airport

100-year-old Hamburg Airport seems to defeat the effect of the German eco-tax as Lufthansa announces capacity growth. But how will the airline even increase capacity without the need to change its network? And to where has it already announced capacity growth?

UK regions get German boost with two new easyJet routes

UK regions get German boost with two new easyJet routes

Traffic between the UK’s regional airports and Germany more than doubled between 1998 and 2006. Which are the three major UK airports and which airports have seen significant fluctuations in their demand? Which are the leading airlines serving this market in 2010?

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 […]