Articles Tagged ‘FRA’

Latest route launches

Latest route launches

Vistara begins Frankfurt, Air Senegal takes off to Milan, Frontier launches St Thomas from Orlando, and more.

Vistara begins Delhi to Frankfurt, its second European destination

Vistara begins Delhi to Frankfurt, its second European destination

Vistara launched Delhi to Frankfurt on 18 February, becoming the third carrier in this market.

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. 


Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

With such strong competition with Iberia – on 45 of 56 routes – the acquisition of Air Europa by IAG is all about dominance at Madrid.

Kos beat most Euro airports in Sept 2020 – beKos passenger traffic didn't worsen

Kos beat most Euro airports in Sept 2020 – beKos passenger traffic didn’t worsen

Almost every European airport experienced passenger traffic going backward in September 2020. Kos didn’t. We look at its network.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen will have 1,591 departures in mid-Oct; Doha new #1 route. We investigate SAW’s network + chat with its Aviation Marketing Director.


KLM and Lufthansa to BOTH begin Zanzibar; fast-growing from Europe

KLM and Lufthansa to BOTH begin Zanzibar; fast-growing from Europe

KLM and Lufthansa to add Zanzibar, showing continued interest in local demand as coronavirus continues and refocuses network development.

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.


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.

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet replaced Turkish Airlines on seven routes on 11 June with more later that week.

United Airlines' website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

United Airlines’ website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

May is an important period for United Airlines’ long-haul operations, according to its booking engine. We look at what’s expected (which could change!).