Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Europe’s airline may be having a mixed time financially but that’s not stopping them exploring new routes this summer. We do some analysis at the over 500 new routes starting during the next three weeks to reveal which airline is starting the most new routes (no surprises here) and which country’s airports will be celebrating […]

Lufthansa expands with 12 new routes

Lufthansa expands with 12 new routes

Lufthansa has grown its route network with 12 new routes, both within Europe and to China.

Munich now Europe's 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

Munich now Europe’s 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

After almost 9% growth last year it looks unlikely that Munich will repeat that achievement this year. So which country markets are on-track to grow this summer and which may struggle to reach last year’s levels? And what new routes are being started this summer and by which airlines?


Europe's long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s economies and the EU’s insistence on applying its ETS to aviation might not seem like the ideal combination to attract more long-haul but many airlines appear to have a different view. See which carriers have added new long-haul services to Europe for this summer and which routes have been suspended.

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?