Articles Tagged ‘Frankfurt’

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

German leisure carrier Condor is now wholly owned by Thomas Cook and is the second biggest carrier at Frankfurt. But where does it fly to (and how often), how big is its fleet and what did it do (not very successfully) in Munich in 2006?

Ryanair responds to German air travel tax by cutting 30% of flights at Frankfurt Hahn next summer; nine routes axed

Ryanair responds to German air travel tax by cutting 30% of flights at Frankfurt Hahn next summer; nine routes axed

And so it begins. Ryanair, never afraid to respond to changing market conditions, has announced cuts at its Hahn base. But which routes will be lost next year, and which were lost (and gained) between 2009 and 2010?

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?


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?

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?

London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

A busy week for London Heathrow, but what changes has the airport seen regarding its global network in the last two years? Quite a lot it turns out. And how does the airport’s portfolio of routes compare with its European hub rivals? Not well, and getting worse.


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?

Lufthansa equally dominant at Frankfurt and Munich; only 10% more flights from Frankfurt

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisLufthansa has 60% of scheduled seats at both its major hubs, but which country markets are better served from Munich? What are the airline’s plans for this winter and which region will benefit most?

Condor and Air Berlin break off ‘engagement’; Condor offers major presence in Frankfurt and Spain to potential partner

Logo: CondorWith over seven million annual passengers and a fleet of 34 aircraft Condor is a significant player in the German market. At which German airports does it have a major presence and how broad is its network? Where is it growing this winter?


Lufthansa leverages dominant position at Frankfurt; US routes account for 30% of ASKs

Lufthansa leverages dominant position at Frankfurt; US routes account for 30% of ASKsWith flights to over 150 destinations and over 60% of scheduled seat capacity Lufthansa enjoys a dominant position in Frankfurt. Only two other carriers have at least a 2% share of capacity and little LCC competition. What is the significance of the airline’s US routes and how many new routes has it started in 2008?

LCCs driving route growth, especially in Poland and Spain; Frankfurt still #1 for destinations

LCCs driving route growth, especially in Poland and SpainOver 500 new routes have been started at airports in the EU in the last 12 months. Which airports have seen the most new destinations added and which now have the widest choice? Which airline has had the biggest influence on airport network growth? Clue: It begins and ends in an ‘r’.

Madrid makes real progress in Eurohub superleague

Madrid makes real progress in Eurohub superleagueWe take a look at 16 of Europe’s leading airports and examine how their traffic has been developing during 2007. Among the major hubs Madrid has had a fantastic year with 15% while Heathrow has struggled match its 2006 performance. Two Scandinavian hubs have seen only modest growth while Vienna is surging ahead thanks to SkyEurope.