Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’
easyJet is again the fastest growing reporting LCC and the one with the highest load factor. Who else is still growing at more than 10% in September and which European LCCs have seen traffic fall? Has anyone reported better load factors than a year ago?
Six new routes that started this week from six different airlines, plus an update on one that was supposed to start this week but has been delayed.
European LCCs; SkyEurope joins Germanwings in reporting negative growth in April – easyJet passes 40 million mark
The retiming of Easter this year impacted Europe’s LCCs in April with load factors mostly down compared to March. Which LCC still reported 20% growth and how does clickair compare with its rivals in load factor terms?
Three months into 2008 and Europe’s major LCCs are still reporting significant growth, apart from Germanwings. Load factors at one LCC are way down on last year – can you guess which one? No-one managed to average a 75% load factor in January and only easyJet managed 85% or better in February and March.
Germany’s biggest LCC airport overtook Stuttgart last year to become the country’s sixth busiest airport. Germanwings and TUIfly share over half the market as local carriers dominate the airport scene. The airport has introduced a facility to help passengers generate connections and even has a transatlantic service with Continental to Newark.
Germanwings + TUIfly.com = Germanfly.com?
(And catching up with Lufthansa measured by routes served)
Under pressure from the rapidly expanding Air Berlin, there are industry rumours that Germanwings and TUIfly.com might be merger candidates. What would the combined airline look like in terms of size, fleet, network strengths and weaknesses? Would it overtake Air Berlin for the #2 slot behind Lufthansa?
Mainland Europe’s busiest airport for low-cost airlines, and Germanwings is the leading airline with its new HQ at the airport. How has the airline grown its network since operations began in late 2002? Which routes has it dropped and how much overlap is there with other airlines at the airport? Which destinations have fallen out of favour this winter?
Located between Lufthansa’s two major hubs at Frankfurt and Munich, Stuttgart has attracted several German LCCs but little interest from foreign LCCs. What are its core routes, which are its leading airlines and which airport is acting as an alternative low-cost secondary airport? How is German consolidation impacting traffic in 2007?