Articles Tagged ‘Cologne/Bonn’

Cologne/Bonn welcomes six new airlines including Ryanair and Norwegian; germanwings now serving 67 destinations

Cologne/Bonn welcomes six new airlines including Ryanair and Norwegian; germanwings now serving 67 destinations

Germany’s Cologne/Bonn airport is still dominated by Lufthansa’s LCC germanwings but it has attracted six new airlines this summer including Norwegian and Ryanair. Which country markets have gained (and lost) ground in recent years and which destinations have been added (and dropped) since last summer?

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

The folks at DFW were thrilled to win last week’s Route of the Week for their new Emirates route, but what milestone did easyJet and Cologne/Bonn Airport reach over in Europe? How did Rome’s two airports fare with the recent snowfall? And just how many cakes were baked to celebrate jetBlue’s 12th anniversary?

germanwings starts tax-saving Maastricht services to Berlin

germanwings starts tax-saving Maastricht services to Berlin

Responding to the German government’s introduction of an air travel tax for 2011 germanwings has moved a couple of flights from Cologne/Bonn into neighbouring Holland. Which other carrier operates flights from the airport close to the Dutch/German border?


German air travel tax will result in further fall in domestic demand; Lufthansa and airberlin dominate main routes

German air travel tax will result in further fall in domestic demand; Lufthansa and airberlin dominate main routes

Unlike France and the UK, Germany’s domestic air travel network is not focussed on one large city. But how have the top 10 domestic routes evolved during the last decade? Which is the only monopoly route and the only one served by a proper LCC?

Cologne Bonn doubled traffic in five years; LCCs dominate with 85% of capacity; long haul potential untapped

Cologne Bonn doubled traffic in five years; LCCs dominate with 85% of capacity; long haul potential untapped

What difficulties was Cologne Bonn Airport faced with a decade ago and which airlines came to the rescue? Which airline has surrendered the majority of its routes to which other airline? Which airlines are now leading at the airport? And why is there potential for services to China?

German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

Passenger numbers at Germany’s biggest airports were down 4.6% in 2009 but several smaller airports reported impressive growth thanks to LCCs. And which airports have grown slowest over the last 15 years?


germanwings turns seven; fleet of 27 A319s across five bases; Cologne/Bonn still #1

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisLufthansa’s in-house LCC is celebrating its seventh birthday with several new routes. But how has the network developed season-by-season from each of its five bases? Which country markets lead the way this winter?

CGN breaks through 10 million barrier thanks to LCCs

Logo: Cologne Bonn ConnectGermany’s biggest LCC airport overtook Stuttgart last year to become the country’s sixth busiest airport. Germanwings and TUIfly share over half the market as local carriers dominate the airport scene. The airport has introduced a facility to help passengers generate connections and even has a transatlantic service with Continental to Newark.

Cologne/Bonn: Germanwings’ low frequency summer routes widen peak/off-peak gap

Image: Base Analysis for Germanwings in CologneMainland Europe’s busiest airport for low-cost airlines, and Germanwings is the leading airline with its new HQ at the airport. How has the airline grown its network since operations began in late 2002? Which routes has it dropped and how much overlap is there with other airlines at the airport? Which destinations have fallen out of favour this winter?