Articles Tagged ‘Berlin Brandenburg’

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.

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.

The effect Lufthansa’s new “Direct 4 You” airline has on its non-hub airports

The effect Lufthansa’s new “Direct 4 You” airline has on its non-hub airports

Lufthansa has unveiled a new strategy to improve the profitability of its non-hub domestic and European operations by merging this flying with its Cologne/Bonn-based low-cost subsidiary germanwings. We take a closer look at the airline’s German airports to see which will be impacted the most.


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.