Articles Tagged ‘Dresden’

Cirrus Airlines ceases operations; seven regional niche routes lost

Cirrus Airlines ceases operations; seven regional niche routes lost

Times are tough for regional airlines in Germany. Former Lufthansa partner Cirrus Airlines grounded its fleet last Friday. How many aircraft and of what type were grounded? Which routes was it serving and which German airports will feel particular pain at the airline’s decision?

easyJet adds Dresden, Edinburgh, Gran Canaria and Tel Aviv routes from Basel base; now serves 31 destinations

easyJet adds Dresden, Edinburgh, Gran Canaria and Tel Aviv routes from Basel base; now serves 31 destinations

easyJet has two bases in Switzerland. Geneva is the bigger one but how many routes has easyJet tried in the last six years from the airport on the French border? On how many routes does it face competition from Swiss and other carriers?

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Germany’s 15th busiest airport is dominated by domestic routes but London is back on the network map thanks to Lufthansa/bmi. Which are the two dominant international destinations and where will easyJet’s first flight be from?


Cirrus Airlines operates German niche business routes; only scheduled carrier serving Hof-Plauen and Mannheim

Cirrus Airlines operates German niche business routes; only scheduled carrier serving Hof-Plauen and Mannheim

Cirrus Airlines provides capacity for Lufthansa but also operates a range of niche routes in its own right. Most are to German-speaking countries but it also offers regular flights between Frankfurt and Moldova. Why?

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America

Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’  and whose second international route is to Guam?

Dresden and Leipzig poorly connected to major EU cities; why no Berlin – Manchester flights?

Dresden and Leipzig poorly connected to major EU cities; why no Berlin - Manchester flights?Outside of Lufthansa’s two major hubs at Frankfurt and Munich, how well connected are other German airports to major EU cities? Which connections are missing and what’s wrong with Dresden and Leipzig?


germanwings stimulates Dresden and Leipzig domestic flows from non-hub airports

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisHave LCCs stimulated traffic in the German domestic market? We look at traffic between Dresden and Leipzig, and various German airports to see how demand has developed in the last seven years.