Articles Tagged ‘airberlin’

The sky is the limit in Hamburg

The sky is the limit in Hamburg

Hamburg Airport has experienced rapid traffic increases recently, reaching 17.6 million passengers last year. With global attractions like Elbphilharmonie to offer to inbound tourists, Hamburg Airport’s General Manager Aviation Marketing Jörgen Kearsley explains that there this still plenty of room for growth.

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently flew to Düsseldorf for Eurowings’ inaugural New York JFK service. While there he met with Ulrich Topp, Director Aviation Marketing, Düsseldorf Airport, plus his colleagues Christina Knicker and Florian Bongard, to discuss the airport’s route network plans for the future.

Düsseldorf-Johannesburg is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 115,000 searches; Eurowings to enter this route?

Düsseldorf-Johannesburg is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 115,000 searches; Eurowings to enter this route?

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that around 115,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Düsseldorf and Johannesburg ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Eurowings is growing its long-haul network fast from the German airport, will South Africa’s biggest city be next??


IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling's presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca's number one airline

IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling’s presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca’s number one airline

IAG has announced its intention to purchase NIKI as it seeks to enhance Vueling’s presence in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The former airberlin unit appears to be a perfect fit for this strategy, with most of its top airports being among Vueling’s leading destinations in the region, plus it gives IAG a foothold into a […]

Berlin battleground: easyJet's Tegel domestic routes intensify Lufthansa competition; Ryanair set to base nine aircraft too

Berlin battleground: easyJet’s Tegel domestic routes intensify Lufthansa competition; Ryanair set to base nine aircraft too

easyJet has put more than one million seats on sale from Berlin Tegel for its winter season flights up to end-March 2018. The LCC will start four key domestic and 15 international routes, so we take a look at the competitive landscape that the carrier will find in the German capital – including competing with itself!

Gothenburg-Stuttgart is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 40,000 searches; SAS' fifth German link??

Gothenburg-Stuttgart is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches; SAS’ fifth German link??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 40,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Gothenburg and Stuttgart ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already operating to four German airports from the Swedish airport, surely the home of Mercedes-Benz is revved up to become SAS’ […]


Franco-German market returns to growth after several years of decline, Lufthansa is the largest carrier but LCCs lead the charge

Franco-German market returns to growth after several years of decline, Lufthansa is the largest carrier but LCCs lead the charge

The market for air services between near neighbours and European heavyweights France and Germany is one of the most mature on the continent. Seat capacity between the two countries increased by 3% from 2016 to 2017. Franco-German network development trends are analysed here, with the fastest growing airlines and airports identified.

German domestic capacity could drop 25% in 2018 with loss of airberlin, Transavia and People's Viennaline; Cologne Bonn leading domestic airport for growth

German domestic capacity could drop 25% in 2018 with loss of airberlin, Transavia and People’s Viennaline; Cologne Bonn leading domestic airport for growth

airberlin in 2017 offered over 8.59 million seats on domestic routes in Germany. With the loss of Transavia’s route between Munich and Berlin Schönefeld plus People’s Viennaline ceasing is Friedrichshafen to Cologne Bonn service, the German domestic market could shrink by 25% in 2018.  

Auf Wiedersehen airberlin? Germany's third largest airline will leave a dent of over 25 million seats and a prospering transatlantic network

Auf Wiedersehen airberlin? Germany’s third largest airline will leave a dent of over 25 million seats and a prospering transatlantic network

While the future for airberlin is looking uncertain, the carrier is certainly going to leave behind a sizable gap in Germany’s market. However, the carrier in recent years has built-up a respected transatlantic network to the US which now has 12 routes and handles over one million passengers a year.  


Eindhoven-Berlin is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week"+75,000 searches; Ryanair's 38th destination from its 29th biggest operation??

Eindhoven-Berlin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”+75,000 searches; Ryanair’s 38th destination from its 29th biggest operation??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Eindhoven and Berlin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Could this be Transavia’s 22nd destination from Eindhoven or easyJet’s second Dutch route from its Berlin Schönefeld base?

Paris CDG is second busiest airport in Europe with almost 66 million passengers; Air France serves over 150 destinations non-stop

Paris CDG is second busiest airport in Europe with almost 66 million passengers; Air France serves over 150 destinations non-stop

Europe’s second busiest airport is also Air France’s main hub. We look at how passenger numbers have grown at Paris CDG in the last 20 years and the airport’s seasonality. Plus a look at which are the airport’s fastest-growing airlines and top country markets.

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter is not a name that trips off the tongue easily so it is more usually known as LGW. The German carrier operates 20 aircraft for airberlin. We reveal which are the airline’s top 15 routes and what proportion of capacity it accounts for.