Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’

Ryanair’s 11 million milestone at Manchester Airport; Memmingen Airport breaks through the five million barrier since 2007

Ryanair’s 11 million milestone at Manchester Airport; Memmingen Airport breaks through the five million barrier since 2007

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates 11 million passengers at Manchester Airport, while Memmingen Airport passes the magical five million passenger figure, since TUIfly launched the first commercial service from the German gateway in 2007.

Lufthansa to germanwings transfer of routes nearing completion; 25 routes dropped but 47 added as capacity grows 1%

Lufthansa to germanwings transfer of routes nearing completion; 25 routes dropped but 47 added as capacity grows 1%

Lufthansa’s response to its short-haul profitability issues has been clear. Non-hub feeding routes will be transferred to germanwings, its lower cost subsidiary. We analyse how the airline group’s summer 2014 intra-European network compares with a year earlier, and reveals which of the airline group’s seven biggest airports has seen capacity cut.

germanwings kicks off Knock connection from Cologne Bonn

germanwings kicks off Knock connection from Cologne Bonn

germanwings begins a new route — not one transferred from Lufthansa!


Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Not one award, but two. It’s all smiles in Cologne as germanwings’ network planning team grab two 2014 Euro ANNIEs. Norwegian and Air Lituanica join the celebrations.

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.


germanwings gets another new route brace going for S14

germanwings gets another new route brace going for S14

germanwings starts its third Croatian and second Norwegian destinations from its Hamburg base.

germanwings commences two new routes to Verona

germanwings commences two new routes to Verona

germanwings launches flights to Verona from its Berlin Tegel and Hamburg bases, joining existing Cologne Bonn services.

germanwings launches 14 more routes this week

germanwings launches 14 more routes this week

germanwings replaces Lufthansa on more routes, but also starts some new services.


germanwings adds routes from three bases in Germany

germanwings adds routes from three bases in Germany

germanwings begins flights to Bari, Rome, Split and Thessaloniki from various German bases.

Airlines starting almost 500 new routes in first three weeks of S14 season; Ryanair leads way (as usual) as FIGUS countries dominate

Airlines starting almost 500 new routes in first three weeks of S14 season; Ryanair leads way (as usual) as FIGUS countries dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with almost 120 airlines, launching almost 500 new routes across 90 countries in the first three weeks alone.

germanwings grows presence in Düsseldorf

germanwings grows presence in Düsseldorf

germanwings replaces Lufthansa on many of its routes from Düsseldorf Airport. Also adds routes from other German bases.