Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]


Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lufthansa launches flights to Funchal from Frankfurt while Ryanair celebrates its newest route from Trieste. More news also from Bordeaux, Durban, Malta and Manchester airports as well as Alliance Airways.

Aer Lingus has its lowest share of Dublin capacity in 10 years, but is flying more seats than ever

Aer Lingus has its lowest share of Dublin capacity in 10 years, but is flying more seats than ever

Despite offering nearly six million seats from Dublin in 2016, more than it ever has in the last 10 years, Aer Lingus has its lowest share of seats at the Irish airport in the same period – below 36%. We investigate the IAG airline’s top country markets and routes at its home-hub.

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.


Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN - LHR is #1 route for ASKs

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs

The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.


Lufthansa's Munich hub serves over 140 destinations this year; German routes have most seats, Italy very popular, US routes #1 for ASKs

Lufthansa’s Munich hub serves over 140 destinations this year; German routes have most seats, Italy very popular, US routes #1 for ASKs

Lufthansa operates two major hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. We reveal how the Munich hub has developed in the last decade, which are the leading country markets and routes and the daily pattern of arrivals and departures.

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

On 1 September Turkish Airlines launched services to Cluj-Napoca, a sector which started despite its W16/17 network cuts. The carrier’s CEO Temel Kotil says he is still planning for further long-haul network growth, so our data elves have taken a look at the competitive landscape on the four anticipated routes.