Articles Tagged ‘Germanwings’

New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

germanwings opens new Berlin route to Maastricht to avoid eco tax

germanwings opens new Berlin route to Maastricht to avoid eco tax

As an alternative to Cologne, germanwings now flies from Berlin Schönefeld to Maastricht in the Netherlands, avoiding the new German aviation eco tax.


New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

London Stansted still Europe's leading low-cost hub with over 130 destinations served this winter

London Stansted still Europe’s leading low-cost hub with over 130 destinations served this winter

Europe’s busiest airport for low-cost carriers saw explosive growth for many years but what’s happening now? Apart from Ryanair and easyJet which other airlines have been (and sometimes gone) from the airport in recent years? Which new services started in 2010 and are already planned for 2011?

germanwings starts tax-saving Maastricht services to Berlin

germanwings starts tax-saving Maastricht services to Berlin

Responding to the German government’s introduction of an air travel tax for 2011 germanwings has moved a couple of flights from Cologne/Bonn into neighbouring Holland. Which other carrier operates flights from the airport close to the Dutch/German border?


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

WINTER SEASON PART II: 80 new routes!!! This week features full analysis of the big batch of new routes that launched in the last week. Which European capital city got four new routes with four different airlines? Great parties featured included British Airways’ London Gatwick to Cancun and RwandAir’s Kigali to Mombasa and Dubai.

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle's international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle’s international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Leipzig/Halle’s domestic routes are dominated by Lufthansa and its low-cost subsidiary germanwings, while 40% of international traffic is on just two routes. Which major European cities are served and who are the leading ‘charter’ airlines?

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

While the Brits love to get away to France, the Germans prefer Italy. Lufthansa’s LCC announces nine new routes for next summer but who are the leading airlines in the market? And just how small is Alitalia’s share of traffic?


Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Germany’s 15th busiest airport is dominated by domestic routes but London is back on the network map thanks to Lufthansa/bmi. Which are the two dominant international destinations and where will easyJet’s first flight be from?

Despite Wizz Air's three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Despite Wizz Air’s three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Bucharest is one of a handful of Eastern European cities served by two airports. How has traffic developed at the old airport which is now home to various LCCs? Italian destinations are popular but is there too much competition?

German airport traffic up 7.3% in May; Memmingen and Weeze lead the way; new government tax not welcomed

German airport traffic up 7.3% in May; Memmingen and Weeze lead the way; new government tax not welcomed

How are German airports performing in 2010 overall and which airports are still not reporting growth? Which are the fastest growing airports and which airport should benefit from a new LCC base?