Articles Tagged ‘Munich’

Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier's total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier’s total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Romania’s Blue Air adds 5 routes despite big cuts as moves towards sustainable profitability. We see what these new routes are and explore how the carrier has been changing.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.

Air Dolomiti announces Verona to Berlin + Düsseldorf; carrier’s seats increased 63% YOY

Air Dolomiti announces Verona to Berlin + Düsseldorf; carrier’s seats increased 63% YOY

With a million more seats last year, Air Dolomiti’s growth continues this year with these two new routes + a further five, including within Italy.


Voyage Air to start 8 routes from Varna using rare B737-500; another three routes coming?

Voyage Air to start 8 routes from Varna using rare B737-500; another three routes coming?

Voyage Air to begin 8 routes to Austria, Germany, and Poland, including filling the void left by Germania to Bremen and Münster. We look at what it plans.

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet replaced Turkish Airlines on seven routes on 11 June with more later that week.

Brussels Airlines to start 3 new routes as it ends 27, amid intensified transformation

Brussels Airlines to start 3 new routes as it ends 27, amid intensified transformation

Will these additions and cuts, together with a 30% fall in fleet size and a 25% reduction in staff, be enough for it to achieve its 8% EBIT target in 2022?


Lufthansa's network growing in Berlin and Frankfurt; London, Milan and Stuttgart see significant cuts

Lufthansa’s network growing in Berlin and Frankfurt; London, Milan and Stuttgart see significant cuts

Sorting out its industrial relations may be its top priority at the moment but how has Lufthansa’s global network evolved in the last 12 months? How come the airline has started almost 70 new routes but dropped around 40? Which are the airline’s biggest bases in terms of movements and ASKs?

Munich now Europe's 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

Munich now Europe’s 6th busiest airport, overtaking Rome; decision on third runway to be made in June

After almost 9% growth last year it looks unlikely that Munich will repeat that achievement this year. So which country markets are on-track to grow this summer and which may struggle to reach last year’s levels? And what new routes are being started this summer and by which airlines?

German domestic traffic down 2.1% in July; European traffic up 6.1% overall, 11-12% in Berlin and Munich

German domestic traffic down 2.1% in July; European traffic up 6.1% overall, 11-12% in Berlin and Munich

What do the latest airport traffic statistics for July tell us about the German market? Which airports are growing and which are shrinking in 2011? What has been the effect of the ‘eco-tax’ on those airports specialising in low-cost operations such as Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt Hahn and Weeze?


Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Competition grows between Lufthansa and airberlin; going head-to-head on 20 routes at both Munich and Düsseldorf

Germany’s two biggest airlines are increasingly stepping on each other’s toes. How do frequencies compare on the leading domestic routes and which major route does Lufthansa still have a monopoly on? On which routes from which airports do the two airlines now go head-to-head?

UK - Munich market grows 10% in 2010 thanks to easyJet

UK – Munich market grows 10% in 2010 thanks to easyJet

Nearly two million passengers travelled between the UK and Bavaria’s biggest airport last year. A number of low-cost carriers have come and gone but easyJet seems to be making a difference. But which legacy carrier still dominates and which LCC recently returned to the market?

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?