Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Hungary’s only major airport is the third busiest in Central Europe, but how dominant is Malev? Which other carriers have a significant presence and how many services have been gained and lost in the last two years?

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?

Veteran German fails to take pole: early summer capacity up 4.6% in Europe; LCCs make up for flag carrier downsizing

Veteran German fails to take pole: early summer capacity up 4.6% in Europe; LCCs make up for flag carrier downsizing

We’ve looked at capacity developments across Europe this summer by airport, country and airline. Who’s growing and who’s still shrinking, and by how much? We’ve got three graphs that summarise a huge amount of information.


SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009!  Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009! Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

A rapidly growing carrier based in Turkey? Is it Turkish Airlines? Is it Pegasus? No it’s SunExpress. And the carrier plans to grow a further 25% this year. Which are its biggest Turkish bases?

Brussels Airlines joins Star Alliance; France, Italy top country markets; still no US routes

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThis week’s object of attention has a considerable long-haul network, but to one continent only. Which one? And which markets does it dominate? See the Star Alliance joining ceremony featured with pictures and video.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 November – Friday 27 November):

nl271109-nibs100.gifA big anna.aero welcome this week to United Airways (not to be confused with United Airlines), making their first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nigeria, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, the UAE and the UK.


Lufthansa equally dominant at Frankfurt and Munich; only 10% more flights from Frankfurt

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisLufthansa has 60% of scheduled seats at both its major hubs, but which country markets are better served from Munich? What are the airline’s plans for this winter and which region will benefit most?

A318 to A380; Europe’s legacy carriers take different approaches to long-haul development

Lead StoryBritish Airways and Air France have come up with different ways of serving the New York market. But how do their networks (and that of Lufthansa) compare in terms of geographic spread and current ‘growth’?

Lufthansa still twice as big as airberlin on intra-EU flights from Germany

Top StoryLufthansa is not as dominant in Germany as Air France is in France but it is more dominant than British Airways in the UK. Who are its biggest competitors on short-haul routes and what share do the ‘big 5′ have from Germany to various EU markets?


Austria’s Vienna base serves 39 airports in Central & Eastern Europe; only six not served by rivals

Austria’s Vienna base serves 39 airports in Central & Eastern Europe; only six not served by rivalsWhile Lufthansa struggles to complete its takeover of Austrian we take a look at how unique (or not) Austrian’s routes to the east are. How has traffic fared in the first six months compared with other European destinations?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 11 July – Friday 17 July):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThings are starting to calm down a bit as we move into the peak summer season period. But we still found airline starting over 30 new routes this week including Air Arabia Maroc, AirAsia Indonesia, Armavia, Blue Air, China Eastern, easyJet, firefly, flydubai, Levriero Fly, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Volaris, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 20 June – Friday 26 June):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week sees the launch of over 30 new routes from the likes of AeroSvit, Air China, Air Europa, Air Italy, AirTran, Alaska Airlines, blu-express, BlueWings, China Southern, clickair, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Flybe, Jazeera, JetStar, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, MIAT Mongolian, Pegasus, Pluna, Porter, Transavia and Zambezi Airlines. That pretty much covers all four corners of the globe!