Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’

easyJet repeats “double”; load factors start to fall from August peak

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendseasyJet 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?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 16 August – Friday 22 August 2008)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefSix 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

European LCCs; SkyEurope joins Germanwings in reporting negative growth in April - easyJet passes 40 million markThe 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?


Germanwings’ traffic down as other Euro LCCs continue to surge ahead

Germanwings’ traffic down as other Euro LCCs continue to surge aheadThree 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.

CGN breaks through 10 million barrier thanks to LCCs

Logo: Cologne Bonn ConnectGermany’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)

Germanwings + TUIfly.com = Germanfly.com?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?


Cologne/Bonn: Germanwings’ low frequency summer routes widen peak/off-peak gap

Image: Base Analysis for Germanwings in CologneMainland 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?

Stuttgart: Germany’s motown on the move once more

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisLocated 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?