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German airports report August growth of over 6% as locals celebrate World Cup victory by taking a holiday

German airports report August growth of over 6% as locals celebrate World Cup victory by taking a holiday

Germans may have stayed home to watch their team win the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in June and July, but once it was all over they set off in record numbers on holiday in August. We take a closer look at the trends in demand at German airports in 2014.

Bremen Airport sees Ryanair expansion as traffic grows 3.1% in 2014

Bremen Airport sees Ryanair expansion as traffic grows 3.1% in 2014

Ryanair and Lufthansa account for almost two-thirds of passengers at City Airport Bremen, though Ryanair serves 25 destinations and Lufthansa just two. We reveal how passenger numbers have developed since 2000 and detail the comings and goings of Ryanair’s routes.

Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn grew rapidly between 2002 and 2007 thanks to the development of the German LCC market. After several years of modest traffic reductions, passenger numbers are up once more as Norwegian, Ryanair and Wizz Air join germanwings in once again growing the LCC offering at the airport.


Lufthansa/germanwings and airberlin both plan German growth of 2-3% for next summer with Norwegian expanding rapidly

Lufthansa/germanwings and airberlin both plan German growth of 2-3% for next summer with Norwegian expanding rapidly

German airport traffic grew by less than 1% in 2013, and the country’s major airline groups are planning only modest growth for 2014. We reveal which carriers are planning more aggressive growth in the German market. And we identify the six different airlines which can claim to be the biggest carrier at at least one […]

German airport traffic up less than 1% in 2013

German airport traffic up less than 1% in 2013

The new planned coalition government looks set to leave the country’s air travel tax in place, much to the dismay of airlines, airports and the tourism industry. Out of Germany’s top 20 airports only six are growing in 2013, though that does include all four of the busiest airports. Ryanair continues to strongly influence the […]

Germany's biggest airports all grew in 2012; regional airports mostly lost traffic; over 120 new routes in 2013

Germany’s biggest airports all grew in 2012; regional airports mostly lost traffic; over 120 new routes in 2013

Germany’s relatively robust economy could still only support a 1% growth in total airport passengers in 2012, while domestic demand dipped by almost 4%. But anna.aero has identified over 120 new services starting from the country’s airports in 2013. See which airlines are banking on the German economy for generating new revenues this summer.


Dortmund gains Ryanair but loses easyJet services; Wizz Air is leading airline with 16 routes to Central Europe

Dortmund gains Ryanair but loses easyJet services; Wizz Air is leading airline with 16 routes to Central Europe

Famous for its football team and beers, Dortmund’s airport is home to several LCCs but not Lufthansa, at least not directly. Which are the airport’s leading routes and which new destinations is Ryanair adding in 2013? Which new destinations has Wizz Air started this year, and what has been easyJet’s history at the airport?

France, Germany, Spain and UK report better airport traffic results in June than in May

France, Germany, Spain and UK report better airport traffic results in June than in May

Airport traffic data for June suggests that passenger demand picked up compared with May in four of the five leading European country markets (and we don’t know about Italy yet because we haven’t got any data). But which countries saw the biggest improvement in June?

Cologne/Bonn welcomes six new airlines including Ryanair and Norwegian; germanwings now serving 67 destinations

Cologne/Bonn welcomes six new airlines including Ryanair and Norwegian; germanwings now serving 67 destinations

Germany’s Cologne/Bonn airport is still dominated by Lufthansa’s LCC germanwings but it has attracted six new airlines this summer including Norwegian and Ryanair. Which country markets have gained (and lost) ground in recent years and which destinations have been added (and dropped) since last summer?


Munich now Europe's 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

Munich now Europe’s 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

After almost 9% growth last year it looks unlikely that Munich will repeat that achievement this year. So which country markets are on-track to grow this summer and which may struggle to reach last year’s levels? And what new routes are being started this summer and by which airlines?

50% more Frankfurt Airport – a special report on Frankfurt Airport's capacity expansion by anna.aero and ACI EUROPE

50% more Frankfurt Airport – a special report on Frankfurt Airport’s capacity expansion by anna.aero and ACI EUROPE

In the latest in our series of official souvenirs on great airport infrastructure developments, anna.aero, in association with ACI EUROPE, was commissioned by Frankfurt Airport to analyse the significance of Chancellor Merkel’s opening Frankfurt Airport’s Fourth Runway last October and how this translates into new route opportunities. You can order a free copy of the […]

BAD mistake in Ryanair half-year results

BAD mistake in Ryanair half-year results

Here’s a curious one. When Michael O’Leary presented Ryanair’s impressive 20% half year profit jump, he also showcased future developments including a new two aircraft base at “BAD” opening next March. BAD is the IATA three-letter code for Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana – the base of the US Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing and […]