Articles Tagged ‘Germany’

OLT celebrates reaching 50 by acquiring its first jets for Airbus ‘shuttle’ flights

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisNorth German airline OLT has recently celebrated its 50th birthday by acquiring a couple of Fokker 100s. It operates primarily Saab turboprops and Metroliners and is (relatively) big in Bremen. But which LCC did it drive off which route last year?

Lufthansa-owned Air Dolomiti focused on feeding MUC hub; new Malpensa base planned for 2009

Thumb: Base Analysis Air DolomitiAir Dolomiti’s fleet of 19 regional aircraft is used primarily to connect Italian airports with Lufthansa’s Munich hub. But the airline also operates some other flights. The 146s will be replaced by Embraer 195s which may also appear at a new MXP base.

Lufthansa leverages dominant position at Frankfurt; US routes account for 30% of ASKs

Lufthansa leverages dominant position at Frankfurt; US routes account for 30% of ASKsWith flights to over 150 destinations and over 60% of scheduled seat capacity Lufthansa enjoys a dominant position in Frankfurt. Only two other carriers have at least a 2% share of capacity and little LCC competition. What is the significance of the airline’s US routes and how many new routes has it started in 2008?

German domestic growth reaches new heights

Market Trends: EU domestic marketsGermany’s domestic market has been gathering momentum all year and after a sluggish start has now achieved almost 15% growth in October. Which other European domestic markets are looking healthy and which are suffering? Why is the UK having such a bad year?

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?

Ryanair brings benefits to Bremen

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisRyanair chose Bremen as its second base in Germany after Frankfurt Hahn. reveals how the routes performed in their first month and what action Ryanair has already taken. Which routes have the lowest and highest fares for imminent travel? How much has Ryanair stimulated new traffic and how much has it taken from other carriers?

German airport traffic trends

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe German market has seen major changes this year with consolidation, alliances and rebranding among the airlines. Which of the major airports are gaining and which are losing out? Which of the smaller regional airports are benefiting from LCCs?

TUIfly launches operations from ‘new’ airport in southern Bavaria

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisMemmingen in Bavaria recently witnessed the launch of scheduled air services by TUIfly at what used to be a military airfield. It may only be one aircraft this summer, but TUIfly is confident enough to allocate a second for this winter already. Are Stuttgart and Munich worried?