Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Austrian faces uncertain future; will planned capacity growth of 5% for this summer be implemented?

Austrian faces uncertain future; will planned capacity growth of 5% for this summer be implemented?

Lufthansa is getting serious about sorting out Austrian. But what changes are planned for the airline’s summer schedule compared with last summer? Which country markets are growing and which are shrinking? And which destinations have been dropped from Vienna in recent years?

Testing times at BER

Testing times at BER

The boss of Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt talked to us during the first day of operational readiness testing involving 250 volunteer ‘passengers’. We wanted to know how the new airport improves Berlin as a proposition for airlines – purely from a route development point of view.

Lufthansa responds to Malév’s demise by starting daily Berlin and Hamburg flights to Budapest

Lufthansa responds to Malév’s demise by starting daily Berlin and Hamburg flights to Budapest

Lufthansa launches new routes within three days of Malév’s collapse. New Berlin service will compete directly with airberlin and indirectly with easyJet.


Lufthansa transfers six Stuttgart routes (including London Heathrow) from Contact Air/LH CityLine to germanwings

Lufthansa transfers six Stuttgart routes (including London Heathrow) from Contact Air/LH CityLine to germanwings

Lufthansa’s evolving use of germanwings for network development has started with the transfer of all international services from Stuttgart from Lufthansa to its low-cost subsidiary. But what does this mean for Contact Air? How has germanwings’ presence in Stuttgart developed since 2003?

Lufthansa launches new route from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate

Lufthansa launches new route from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate

Lufthansa now flies from Berlin Tegel Airport in Germany to Milan Linate Airport in Italy.

World’s airlines already plan over 830 new routes for 2012

World’s airlines already plan over 830 new routes for 2012

Our preview of 2012 reveals that the world’s airlines have already announced plans to start over 830 new routes this year. How does this compare with this time last year? Which airlines are leading the way with new route initiatives? And which countries will see the most new route celebrations based on current data?


Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

Vienna passes 20 million mark and increases its share of Austrian traffic to over 81% despite new government tax

As Austria gears up for the winter ski season, how well have its airports performed in 2011? Which two airline groups account for three-quarters of all scheduled seat capacity this winter, and which airlines have added new services from Vienna since the beginning of the year?

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

This week’s Dubai Air Show proved beyond doubt that Emirates and Qatar Airways’ global ambitions remain undiminished by pesky economic issues in certain parts of the world. But what competition do they face from Europe’s big global airlines in serving the Europe – Asia market? Which MEB3 markets remain untouched by European carriers?


Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa’s Berlin network will expand significantly next summer but by how much will the airline’s weekly movements grow? How many countries will Lufthansa then serve non-stop from Berlin? And how many of the ‘new’ destinations have already been served by Lufthansa’s LCC germanwings from Berlin this summer?

Lufthansa launches new route to Klagenfurt in Austria

Lufthansa launches new route to Klagenfurt in Austria

Lufthansa now flies from its hub at Frankfurt Airport to Klagenfurt in Austria.

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

With more runway capacity to play with at Frankfurt, Lufthansa adds four new destinations to make it 159 in all this winter.