Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

Lufthansa Italia at Milan Malpensa: 1st-ever ‘legacy’ base starts eight new routes

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryLufthansa Italia launches at Milan Malpensa. The launch of services from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona and Paris represents the first time a European flag carrier has embraced the opportunity presented by European liberalisation and set up an overseas base. Which further routes will be launched over the next two months? Click here for more.

Wroclaw airport’s five-fold traffic growth in five years; LOT and Ryanair are leading carriers

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWroclaw’s traffic has boomed in recent years thanks to low-cost carriers, especially Ryanair. Which routes have been started (and dropped) in the last year? Which two country markets account for 60% of traffic? Which other carriers have flights at the airport?

Dűsseldorf reaches 18 million passengers; airberlin and Lufthansa vie for supremacy

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisDespite having two runways Dűsseldorf airport has a movement limit of just 45 per hour. This has suppressed demand at the airport but also means traffic has fallen less than at many other airports. Which routes have been won and lost in the last year?


“RyanAer’s” combination in Dublin would have far less impact than Lufthansa’s dominance of Frankfurt

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryRyanair has made a second bid for Ireland’s national carrier. But how dominant would the combined airline be at Dublin? Which other capital city airports across Europe have the top two carriers sharing over 80% of seat capacity? Where does one carrier have over 60%? Where else are LCCs ranked second to flag carriers?

jetBlue’s growth slows dramatically in 2008; new routes to Colombia and Caribbean on way

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisjetBlue has now been operating for eight and a half years and grown to over 140 aircraft. With traffic growth almost non-existent we examine where the airline has expanded capacity and where it has cut back. And what new routes are on the horizon?

Bishop pawns bmi to make Lufthansa queen of Heathrow

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySir Michael Bishop has finally obliged Lufthansa to buy his majority share in bmi. What is Lufthansa getting for its investment apart from over 11% of slots at Heathrow? Where does bmi currently fly from LHR? What will happen to bmibaby and bmi regional?


Berlin capitalising on German low-cost growth; historic Tempelhof closes this month; new BBI ready in 2011

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisHistoric Tempelhof closes this month leaving Berlin with just two airports. How has traffic developed in recent years and what role have LCCs played? Which are the leading carriers at the remaining airports and which new routes have started this year?

Alitalia’s rivals ready to pounce at Rome; easyJet and Air One already exploiting opportunities at Malpensa

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWhat might happen in Rome if Alitalia were to collapse? What can we learn from what has happened at Malpensa since Alitalia axed 70% of flights in April? Which airlines stand to gain most if Alitalia were to disappear?

Air Berlin gaining ground on Lufthansa in Germany by acquisition and mergers; more consolidation likely as airport traffic falls 1% in August for first time in 6 years

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusGermany’s airports suffered a drop in demand in August for the first time in six years. With consolidation still ongoing how dominant is Lufthansa in the domestic market and which country markets are growing fastest?


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?

Alitalia’s “withdrawal” creates opportunities for Air One, easyJet and Lufthansa at Malpensa

Alitalia’s “withdrawal” creates opportunities for Air One, easyJet and Lufthansa at MalpensaAlitalia has axed 75% of its capacity at MXP and is no longer the leading airline at the airport. Who is? Which routes that Alitalia dumped are served by other airlines and which have been lost? Which carrier has burst onto the scene and what is Lufthansa planning?

Airbus/Boeing: Lufthansa, Ryanair and Southwest lead deliveries in March

Airbus/Boeing: Lufthansa, Ryanair and Southwest lead deliveries in MarchLufthansa, Ryanair and Southwest were kept busy with the arrival of new aircraft in March. Airbus and Boeing delivered 90 new aircraft to their global customers, up from 77 in February. Single-aisle aircraft represented 80% of all deliveries. So who’s taking delivery of widebody aircraft these days?