Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Europe’s airline may be having a mixed time financially but that’s not stopping them exploring new routes this summer. We do some analysis at the over 500 new routes starting during the next three weeks to reveal which airline is starting the most new routes (no surprises here) and which country’s airports will be celebrating […]

germanwings adds second London Heathrow service

germanwings adds second London Heathrow service

germanwings grows Cologne/Bonn base with three new routes; links Stuttgart and Venice

germanwings launches London Heathrow flight from Stuttgart

germanwings launches London Heathrow flight from Stuttgart

germanwings now serves London Heathrow Airport from Stuttgart, taking over the previously regional operation from parent Lufthansa.


Lufthansa transfers six Stuttgart routes (including London Heathrow) from Contact Air/LH CityLine to germanwings

Lufthansa transfers six Stuttgart routes (including London Heathrow) from Contact Air/LH CityLine to germanwings

Lufthansa’s evolving use of germanwings for network development has started with the transfer of all international services from Stuttgart from Lufthansa to its low-cost subsidiary. But what does this mean for Contact Air? How has germanwings’ presence in Stuttgart developed since 2003?

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

So which are the biggest low-cost airline bases in Europe? We rank them both in terms of destinations served and number of flights offered. Which other carriers apart from easyJet and Ryanair make it into the top 12? Which airport/airline combinations make it into only one of the two rankings?

Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa finally gets serious in Berlin; 29 new cities served when new airport opens

Lufthansa’s Berlin network will expand significantly next summer but by how much will the airline’s weekly movements grow? How many countries will Lufthansa then serve non-stop from Berlin? And how many of the ‘new’ destinations have already been served by Lufthansa’s LCC germanwings from Berlin this summer?


germanwings doubles Pristina network to eight routes

germanwings doubles Pristina network to eight routes

Lufthansa’s LCC adds flights to Pristina from Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich.

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

When it comes to the low-cost carrier ‘rulebook’ it seems that there are basically two versions when it comes to network planning models. One for Europe and one for the rest of the world. We explain all in our unique analysis of the world’s leading low-cost airlines.

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Germany’s ninth busiest airport is dominated by German carriers, but what impact did the opening of a germanwings base have on traffic in 2010? Which airline offers the most flights, seats and destinations? Which are the leading country markets and what were the local football team recently celebrating at the airport?


germanwings operating 17 non-stop routes from Berlin this summer including Maastricht; 11 routes dropped since 2005

germanwings operating 17 non-stop routes from Berlin this summer including Maastricht; 11 routes dropped since 2005

Lufthansa’s own LCC has been operating from Berlin for six years. How has its route network evolved? How big a role do domestic routes play and which other countries does the airline serve? Which new route did it start this year and on how many routes does it compete head-to-head with easyJet?

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

The capitals of Germany and Sweden are now connected by five different airlines. How do one-way fares for the next eight weeks compare and what “extras” do passengers have to pay for? Can you guess the ranking of the carriers in terms of average ‘basic’ fare? Probably, but exactly how wide is the range of […]

Europe’s LCCs face challenging market; growth slowing in 2011 as market conditions conspire against them

Europe’s LCCs face challenging market; growth slowing in 2011 as market conditions conspire against them

What strange statistical phenomenon relating to Europe’s biggest LCCs took place in February and March which hadn’t been seen before? Which LCCs are growing (and which aren’t) and what key network developments have there been recently? What are the key highlights in the coming weeks and months?