Articles Tagged ‘Germany’

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?

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

Germany’s two major airlines go head-to-head at Düsseldorf but which are airberlin’s leading country markets from the airport? Which new routes has it added since last summer and what sort of niche routes does it operate?

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year's level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year’s level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

So which ‘mature’ markets are performing best (and worst) from the UK in 2010? We’ve added two more countries to our basket of ‘emerging’ markets. And what’s up with the Moroccan and Polish markets?


germanwings' new Hannover base launches with 16 routes; half of 75 weekly flights target airberlin monopoly routes

germanwings’ new Hannover base launches with 16 routes; half of 75 weekly flights target airberlin monopoly routes

Lufthansa-owned Germanwings has just started its sixth German base at Hannover. Which routes will it be operating in competition with airberlin and how is it scheduling its aircraft? Which other airlines serve the airport?

Munich's traffic doubles in 10 years; Lufthansa adds more routes than it drops as a host of new airlines announce new services (and Q1 sees return to growth)

Munich’s traffic doubles in 10 years; Lufthansa adds more routes than it drops as a host of new airlines announce new services (and Q1 sees return to growth)

Munich overtook Düsseldorf as Germany’s second airport in 1996 and continues to attract new carriers. Which routes have been started and lost in the last two years and which is the leading non-German airline?

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Yes, summer’s here apparently. The world’s airlines celebrate with over 150 new routes and we have a free, downloadable, sortable, spreadsheet for you to analyse at your leisure. Which airports get the most new weekly flights?


Berlin Tegel still airberlin's #1 base; domestic routes dominate but Gdansk, Reykjavik and Venice new for 2010

Berlin Tegel still airberlin’s #1 base; domestic routes dominate but Gdansk, Reykjavik and Venice new for 2010

airberlin is now Europe’s fifth biggest airline based on European seat capacity. By how much is Berlin Tegel still its biggest base and how extensive is its route network? What’s new for 2010 and which major routes has it dropped?

SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009!  Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009! Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

A rapidly growing carrier based in Turkey? Is it Turkish Airlines? Is it Pegasus? No it’s SunExpress. And the carrier plans to grow a further 25% this year. Which are its biggest Turkish bases?

Cologne Bonn doubled traffic in five years; LCCs dominate with 85% of capacity; long haul potential untapped

Cologne Bonn doubled traffic in five years; LCCs dominate with 85% of capacity; long haul potential untapped

What difficulties was Cologne Bonn Airport faced with a decade ago and which airlines came to the rescue? Which airline has surrendered the majority of its routes to which other airline? Which airlines are now leading at the airport? And why is there potential for services to China?


easyJet's London-Gatwick route has highest load factor from Berlin SXF; Basel is busiest 'orange' route

easyJet’s London-Gatwick route has highest load factor from Berlin SXF; Basel is busiest ‘orange’ route

easyJet now has just one base in Germany which has been going since April 2004. But is it still growing? How have routes performed in 2009. We’ve calculated load factors by route and month.

German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

Passenger numbers at Germany’s biggest airports were down 4.6% in 2009 but several smaller airports reported impressive growth thanks to LCCs. And which airports have grown slowest over the last 15 years?

Lufthansa (and partners) and airberlin dominate German routes to Vienna and Zurich

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisAs Austrian prepares its latest network strategy under Lufthansa control we look at the development of traffic between Germany and Vienna and compare it with how the market has developed to Zurich.