Articles Tagged ‘NRN’

Lufthansa’s 747-8I in scheduled service; Weeze celebrates five years as Ryanair base; Liverpool Airport welcomes Ryanair’s 18-millionth passenger

Lufthansa’s 747-8I in scheduled service; Weeze celebrates five years as Ryanair base; Liverpool Airport welcomes Ryanair’s 18-millionth passenger

Almost 150 routes were launched this week around the world, but they were not the only occasions for airlines and airports to celebrate. Which European airline celebrated twice last week? And how did Washington Dulles and Lufthansa celebrate the 747-8I’s first scheduled service?

Ryanair launched 12 new routes, first to Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany

Ryanair launched 12 new routes, first to Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany

Ryanair now serves Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany from Girona and Palma de Mallorca in Spain.

Ryanair celebrates 5 years at Weeze base with 7 new routes; over 2 million passengers handled last year

Ryanair celebrates 5 years at Weeze base with 7 new routes; over 2 million passengers handled last year

After cutting back flights and capacity in 2011, Ryanair is once more growing at its second biggest base in Germany. Which routes had the highest (and lowest) load factors last year, which destinations are served this summer, and which airports are no longer served from the airport close to the Dutch border?


Ryanair launches operations at Groningen Airport Eelde in the Netherlands

Ryanair launches operations at Groningen Airport Eelde in the Netherlands

Ryanair now flies to Groningen Airport Eelde in the Netherlands, after the low-cost airline was welcomed with a cake.

Ryanair launches new bases in Billund and Palma

Ryanair launches new bases in Billund and Palma

Ryanair launches 70 new routes across Europe this week. More to follow next week.

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?


New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

airberlin launches flights to the Channel Islands, Verona and Mallorca

airberlin launches flights to the Channel Islands, Verona and Mallorca

Germany’s airberlin now flies to Verona by Lake Garda in northern Italy, as well as between Palma de Mallorca and Friedrichshafen and Weeze in Germany.

Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Half of this week’s new routes were launched by the low-cost carrier Ryanair, which among others added routes to Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki in Greece.


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 (7 - 13 December)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 December)

In the last week, 29 new routes saw the light of day. easyJet contributed with the most – five new routes – but the routes were spread globally with South America being the only continent not represented this week. Which flag carrier launched three new routes outside its home country? And which was the first […]

Ryanair calls Nein, Nein, Nein on German expansion

Ryanair calls Nein, Nein, Nein on German expansion

Ryanair is axing more German flights and routes next summer as a result of the government ‘eco-tax’. Which country markets will suffer most? Which airport will see the biggest cuts and how much is its German capacity likely to be down by next summer? And is Altenburg the next Friedrichshafen?