Laudamotion starts based operations from Stuttgart

Budapest Airport celebrated with this impressive cake, showcasing the automotive sector of Stuttgart, the arrival of Laudamotion and its new twice-weekly service from the German city. Pictured with the cake and two crew members are Eszter Almási, Airline Development Manager, Budapest Airport and Mario Schöll, Ground Operations Manager, Laudamotion (right).

  • Laudamotion launched based operations from Stuttgart (STR) this week, with seven new destinations being added from the German airport between 27 February and 3 March. All seven links will be served by the carrier’s fleet of A320s, with frequencies ranging from twice-weekly flights to Budapest (BUD) and Kraków (KRK), to six times weekly on services to Milan Bergamo (BGY). Frequencies on services to Krakow and Venice Treviso (TSF) will increase to three and four time weekly by the beginning of April. Frequencies on services to Bologna (BLQ), Copenhagen (CPH) and Naples (NAP) will increase to six weekly by April, while the Bergamo connection will increase to nine flights per week. Sector lengths range from 336 kilometres on the Bergamo connection, to 953 kilometres on flights to Naples. The average sector length across the seven new airport pairs is 646 kilometres. Three of the new routes will face competition. Prior to these route launches, Laudamotion’s only service to Stuttgart was a four times weekly link from Vienna, operated by a Vienna-based aircraft, plus a summer service to Palma de Mallorca which resumed on 27 February. According to’s New Routes Database, the carrier is scheduled to launch 10 more routes from Stuttgart by 2 April. 
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
27-Feb-19 Stuttgart (STR) Bologna (BLQ) A320 (4)  
Copenhagen (CPH) A320 (4) SAS (19)
Milan Bergamo (BGY) A320 (6)  
28-Feb-19 Budapest (BUD) A320 (2) Eurowings (11)
Naples (NAP) A320 (3) Eurowings (4)
Venice Treviso (TSF) A320 (3)  
03-Mar-19 Krakow (KRK) A320 (2)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 5 March 2019. WF = Weekly frequencies.


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