Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

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 […]


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?