Articles Tagged ‘German airports’

Dresden and Leipzig poorly connected to major EU cities; why no Berlin – Manchester flights?

Dresden and Leipzig poorly connected to major EU cities; why no Berlin - Manchester flights?Outside of Lufthansa’s two major hubs at Frankfurt and Munich, how well connected are other German airports to major EU cities? Which connections are missing and what’s wrong with Dresden and Leipzig?

Hamburg maintains fifth place in Germany; routes to Munich and Frankfurt generate 25% of all traffic

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusHamburg is not really a base for either Lufthansa or Air Berlin, but when easyJet came calling Lufthansa responded vigorously. On which route of over one million passengers does Lufthansa have a monopoly and which are the most popular international destinations?

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?

Weeze tops European airport growth table for 2008; Ryanair now has six based aircraft

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusAlthough located in Germany Weeze Airport now attracts more Dutch passengers than Germans. Ryanair now offers over 30 destinations but which are the most popular routes? And which had the highest load factors in November?

Dűsseldorf reaches 18 million passengers; airberlin and Lufthansa vie for supremacy

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisDespite having two runways Dűsseldorf airport has a movement limit of just 45 per hour. This has suppressed demand at the airport but also means traffic has fallen less than at many other airports. Which routes have been won and lost in the last year?

easyJet cuts routes, frequencies as Berlin competition intensifies

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisSince opening its base in Berlin in April 2004 easyJet has launched a total of 37 routes from SXF. This winter its network consists of 24 routes. Which routes have failed, which are seasonal, and which have had the best (and worst) load factors during 2008?

Ryanair brings benefits to Bremen

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisRyanair chose Bremen as its second base in Germany after Frankfurt Hahn. reveals how the routes performed in their first month and what action Ryanair has already taken. Which routes have the lowest and highest fares for imminent travel? How much has Ryanair stimulated new traffic and how much has it taken from other carriers?

TUIfly launches operations from ‘new’ airport in southern Bavaria

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisMemmingen in Bavaria recently witnessed the launch of scheduled air services by TUIfly at what used to be a military airfield. It may only be one aircraft this summer, but TUIfly is confident enough to allocate a second for this winter already. Are Stuttgart and Munich worried?