Articles Tagged ‘Air Berlin’
A 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.
Competition intensifies between Lufthansa and airberlin; airlines now going head-to-head on 17 routes from Dűsseldorf
When not busy acquiring new airlines and forging new international tie-ups Germany’s two biggest airlines have started bumping into each other on international routes. On how many of Germany’s leading domestic routes do they compete?
Recession? What recession? The world’s airlines unleashed another 70-plus new routes this week featuring Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air India Express, Air Malta, airBaltic, airberlin, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Blue1, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, easyJet, El Al, Etihad, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Germanwings, GOL, Helvetic, Iberia, Intersky, JAT Airways, Jet2.com, LOT, MyAir.com, Northwest, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Turkish Airlines, VLM and WestJet. We have photos!
Hamburg maintains fifth place in Germany; routes to Munich and Frankfurt generate 25% of all traffic
Hamburg is not really a base for either Lufthansa or Air Berlin, but when easyJet came calling Lufthansa responded vigorously. On which route of over one million passengers does Lufthansa have a monopoly and which are the most popular international destinations?
airberlin operates over half of all capacity at Germany’s 10th busiest airport where traffic grew less than 1% in 2008. It serves over 30 destinations but how does the hub work? We look at a day’s operation to see how the airline manages its flights. Which new destinations are coming this summer?
Despite having two runways Dűsseldorf airport has a movement limit of just 45 per hour. This has suppressed demand at the airport but also means traffic has fallen less than at many other airports. Which routes have been won and lost in the last year?
Major European LCCs; only easyJet, Norwegian and Ryanair still growing in November but load factors are up
Europe’s major LCCs are not immune from the industry’s current problems. Several are no longer growing but the good news is that capacity cutbacks for winter have resulted in improved load factors for most of the carriers examined.
The strike at Boeing may be over but it will take a while before deliveries return to normal. Airbus had its second most productive month of the year with one airline receiving four new aircraft and another three. Can you guess which? (Clue: They’re both European airlines.)
This week sees over 60 new routes launched a week after the winter season officially began. We report and analyse new routes by AirAsia, AirAsia X, airberlin, AirTran, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, easyJet, jetBlue, Norwegian, Pacific Blue, Ryanair (just 20 new routes this week!), Southwest, TAM, TUIfly.com and WestJet.
Berlin capitalising on German low-cost growth; historic Tempelhof closes this month; new BBI ready in 2011
Historic Tempelhof closes this month leaving Berlin with just two airports. How has traffic developed in recent years and what role have LCCs played? Which are the leading carriers at the remaining airports and which new routes have started this year?
easyJet is again the fastest growing reporting LCC and the one with the highest load factor. Who else is still growing at more than 10% in September and which European LCCs have seen traffic fall? Has anyone reported better load factors than a year ago?
Air Berlin gaining ground on Lufthansa in Germany by acquisition and mergers; more consolidation likely as airport traffic falls 1% in August for first time in 6 years
Germany’s airports suffered a drop in demand in August for the first time in six years. With consolidation still ongoing how dominant is Lufthansa in the domestic market and which country markets are growing fastest?