Articles Tagged ‘BER’

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

With 12 new routes in 2020 and a 30% increase in traffic in January, Sochi – a sea resort with skiing one hour away – is on the up. 

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.

easyJet summer bookings jump 250%; expects 836 routes

easyJet summer bookings jump 250%; expects 836 routes

easyJet has added over two million seats this summer to Greece, Portugal, Turkey, and Egypt versus S19. The carrier’s top-20 routes have seen a big shakeup.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> "Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand," Virgin Atlantic says

Routes Reconnected: “Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand,” Virgin Atlantic says

Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Europe in a panel session featuring senior stakeholders from Virgin Atlantic, Avinor, and Berlin Brandenburg.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> "Now we have the right airport," said easyJet about Brandenburg

Routes Reconnected: “Now we have the right airport,” said easyJet about Brandenburg

In a wide-ranging presentation about new Brandenburg across multiple senior people, we learn that Berlin had 36 million overnight stays in 2019.

Latest new routes and openings (5 - 11 November)

Latest new routes and openings (5 – 11 November)

American Airlines begins Appleton – Chicago, Condor jets off to Varadero from Dusseldorf, Qatar Airways launches Berlin Brandenburg, and more.


Latest new routes and bases (29 October - 4 November)

Latest new routes and bases (29 October – 4 November)

This week, easyJet took off from Berlin Brandenburg, the first scheduled departure from the new airport, while Wizz Air opened its eighth base in Romania at Bacau.

easyJet takes off from Berlin Brandenburg; airport's first scheduled flight

easyJet takes off from Berlin Brandenburg; airport’s first scheduled flight

The first scheduled departure from Brandenburg was easyJet to London Gatwick. The carrier had over 481,000 passengers between Gatwick and Berlin in 2019.

Berlin Brandenburg opens tomorrow, 31 October – 83 routes coming

Berlin Brandenburg opens tomorrow, 31 October – 83 routes coming

After many years, Berlin Brandenburg officially opens tomorrow. It’ll shortly have 83 routes across 41 countries. We examine its network.


Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo’s top unserved routes; Barcelona largest, but not by fare

Tokyo has 18 unserved routes with 40,000+ passengers. We examine them – which is strong by fare per kilometre? Vote to say which you think will happen!

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

Abu Dhabi interview: 40 routes identified for Wizz Air in first four years

We speak with Khalil Lamrabet, SVP of Aviation Development at Abu Dhabi Airports, with a focus on the airport’s two new home-based LCCs.

Air Dolomiti announces Verona to Berlin + Düsseldorf; carrier’s seats increased 63% YOY

Air Dolomiti announces Verona to Berlin + Düsseldorf; carrier’s seats increased 63% YOY

With a million more seats last year, Air Dolomiti’s growth continues this year with these two new routes + a further five, including within Italy.