Articles Tagged ‘German airlines’

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?

airberlin moves from LCC status to alliance member; limited contribution to oneworld network

airberlin moves from LCC status to alliance member; limited contribution to oneworld network

airberlin announced plans to join the oneworld alliance this week but what does its network offer the other alliance members? Which oneworld hubs does it serve and what presence do oneworld carriers have at airberlin’s biggest bases?

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

Germany’s two major airlines go head-to-head at Düsseldorf but which are airberlin’s leading country markets from the airport? Which new routes has it added since last summer and what sort of niche routes does it operate?


germanwings' new Hannover base launches with 16 routes; half of 75 weekly flights target airberlin monopoly routes

germanwings’ new Hannover base launches with 16 routes; half of 75 weekly flights target airberlin monopoly routes

Lufthansa-owned Germanwings has just started its sixth German base at Hannover. Which routes will it be operating in competition with airberlin and how is it scheduling its aircraft? Which other airlines serve the airport?

Berlin Tegel still airberlin's #1 base; domestic routes dominate but Gdansk, Reykjavik and Venice new for 2010

Berlin Tegel still airberlin’s #1 base; domestic routes dominate but Gdansk, Reykjavik and Venice new for 2010

airberlin is now Europe’s fifth biggest airline based on European seat capacity. By how much is Berlin Tegel still its biggest base and how extensive is its route network? What’s new for 2010 and which major routes has it dropped?

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?


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?

Lufthansa still twice as big as airberlin on intra-EU flights from Germany

Top StoryLufthansa is not as dominant in Germany as Air France is in France but it is more dominant than British Airways in the UK. Who are its biggest competitors on short-haul routes and what share do the ‘big 5′ have from Germany to various EU markets?

Competition intensifies between Lufthansa and airberlin; airlines now going head-to-head on 17 routes from Dűsseldorf

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWhen not busy acquiring new airlines and forging new international tie-ups Germany’s two biggest airlines have started bumping into each other on international routes. On how many of Germany’s leading domestic routes do they compete?


airberlin’s ‘virtual’ hub at Nuremberg currently serves 33 destinations

Article Thumbairberlin operates over half of all capacity at Germany’s 10th busiest airport where traffic grew less than 1% in 2008. It serves over 30 destinations but how does the hub work? We look at a day’s operation to see how the airline manages its flights. Which new destinations are coming this summer?

TUIfly rejects possible mergers with germanwings and airberlin; capacity cut by 30% this winter

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisTUIfly was only created in 2007 from the merger of hlx and Hapagfly. Which are its biggest airports and which have been hardest hit by this winter’s capacity reduction? Which are the airline’s leading country markets and how is its domestic network developing?

Air Berlin gaining ground on Lufthansa in Germany by acquisition and mergers; more consolidation likely as airport traffic falls 1% in August for first time in 6 years

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusGermany’s airports suffered a drop in demand in August for the first time in six years. With consolidation still ongoing how dominant is Lufthansa in the domestic market and which country markets are growing fastest?