Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

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?


Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Things are picking up on the historically lucrative transatlantic market with capacity up this summer and over two dozen new routes. But which are the leading country-pair markets and which airlines are expanding (and reducing) their presence.

Relaxation of EU visa rules sees Serbia's Belgrade Nikola Tesla airport attract 10 new airlines in just six months

Relaxation of EU visa rules sees Serbia’s Belgrade Nikola Tesla airport attract 10 new airlines in just six months

Last week Belgrade won a Euro Annie from us. How has traffic developed in recent years and which are the leading airlines serving the airport? Which are the leading country markets? And don’t forget the aviation museum!

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

How do the non-European networks of Europe’s three legacy mega-carriers compare? Who serves most non-European destinations? What’s special about New York JFK and who is the only carrier to make it down under?


New routes launched during the last week <br />(Tuesday 20 April - Monday 26 April)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 20 April – Monday 26 April)

A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, […]

Munich's traffic doubles in 10 years; Lufthansa adds more routes than it drops as a host of new airlines announce new services (and Q1 sees return to growth)

Munich’s traffic doubles in 10 years; Lufthansa adds more routes than it drops as a host of new airlines announce new services (and Q1 sees return to growth)

Munich overtook Düsseldorf as Germany’s second airport in 1996 and continues to attract new carriers. Which routes have been started and lost in the last two years and which is the leading non-German airline?

New routes launched during the last week<br> (Tuesday 6 April - Monday 12 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 6 April – Monday 12 April):

This week’s super batch of new routes were dominated by US carriers starting new domestic services. But Air Canada, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Transavia.com and Virgin Blue were among others with reason to celebrate this week. We have lots more amazing cake photos to celebrate.