Articles Tagged ‘Eurowings’

Routes host Chengdu's Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Routes host Chengdu’s Düsseldorf link is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 40,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Chengdu and Düsseldorf ‒ but the route from the World Routes host airport is unserved! With Air China starting Rome in October, will Germany’s third largest airport be next??

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

After delivering 74 aircraft in June, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 77 units, with the European counterpart distributing 64 aircraft in the sixth month of this year. The month was a celebration for new long-haul LCC French Blue, which welcomed its first A330-300, while Ethiopian Airlines became […]

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Kjos he’s worth it again. Well you now know one of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards, after last week’s airport awards in Part I. Will Germania, Iberia or Turkish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the prizes be soon gathering dust in the lobbies of new airlines like […]


airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

airberlin now operating just one quarter of all routes it has served from Cologne Bonn in the last 10 years

For airberlin Cologne Bonn is its eighth busiest airport this summer, but it operates just 15 routes, of which three account for over 80% of the airline’s flights. We look at how its operations have developed since 2006.

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

After delivering 71 aircraft in May, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 67 units, with the European counterpart distributing 57 aircraft in the fifth month of this year. The month was a celebration for Air Austral which welcomed its first 787-8, while Indian LCC GoAir welcomed the first […]

German seat capacity up 8% this summer; Berlin Schönefeld, Cologne Bonn and Memmingen growing fast in 2016 thanks to LCCs

German seat capacity up 8% this summer; Berlin Schönefeld, Cologne Bonn and Memmingen growing fast in 2016 thanks to LCCs

Europe’s second biggest air travel market looks set for a good summer. We reveal which airports have been growing (and shrinking) so far this year, and how the top 20 airlines in Germany are altering their capacity for S16 versus S15.


Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with almost 100 airlines, launching over 320 new routes across over 80 countries in the first three weeks alone.

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Europe’s three biggest legacy airline groupings each includes a fast-growing LCC with potential to play a key role in the future. We look at the history of these carriers and reveal where they are growing fastest this summer.

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

Following the announcement of its second Romanian base at Bucharest (Timisoara being #1), Ryanair held a special press briefing on 16 February in the capital of Romania. We got to talk to the airline’s CEO – the one and only – Michael O’Leary about the ULCC’s recent developments in Romania and other key European markets.


Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

The Austrian capital has seen traffic growth of 44% since 2005 and set a new record in 2015 with almost 23 million passengers. We look at the leading airlines and country markets and what’s new for 2016.

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

This week, Virgin America commenced a 12 times weekly service between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field, meaning that the carrier now operates to a total of five destinations from the Nevada hub. However, it’s not just Virgin America which is growing from Las Vegas. anna.aero delves into what other carriers are doing at the […]

Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Stansted Airport welcomes the arrival of Eurowings’ inaugural service from Vienna, while Routesonline celebrates a special 40th birthday. More news also from fastjet Zimbabwe as well as Puerto Plata, São Paulo Guarulhos and Bristol airports and from the 137th IATA Slot Conference.