Articles Tagged ‘TUIfly.com’

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 6 December – Friday 12 December):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA brief lull this week before we have over 50 new routes starting next week. However, BA started a new route to India, easyJet launched four new routes including a domestic French route, and Transavia (a Dutch airline) started a whopping eight new routes from Copenhagen (in Denmark). Ah, the joys of EU liberalisation. Plus new routes from Mexicana, SriLankan and TUIfly.com. Ryanair took the week off but will be back with a bang next week!

TUIfly rejects possible mergers with germanwings and airberlin; capacity cut by 30% this winter

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisTUIfly was only created in 2007 from the merger of hlx and Hapagfly. Which are its biggest airports and which have been hardest hit by this winter’s capacity reduction? Which are the airline’s leading country markets and how is its domestic network developing?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 1 November – Friday 7 November):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week sees over 60 new routes launched a week after the winter season officially began. We report and analyse new routes by AirAsia, AirAsia X, airberlin, AirTran, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, easyJet, jetBlue, Norwegian, Pacific Blue, Ryanair (just 20 new routes this week!), Southwest, TAM, TUIfly.com and WestJet.


TUI’s restructuring dampens Hanover’s prospects

TUI’s restructuring dampens Hanover’s prospectsTUI has its corporate headquarters in Hanover but is only the third largest airline at its home base, but does offer the most international destinations. TUIfly has larger bases at three other airports. With no foreign LCCs at the airport and Ryanair setting up shop at nearby Bremen the airport has actually seen traffic fall in 2007.

Germanwings + TUIfly.com = Germanfly.com?
(And catching up with Lufthansa measured by routes served)

Germanwings + TUIfly.com = Germanfly.com?Under pressure from the rapidly expanding Air Berlin, there are industry rumours that Germanwings and TUIfly.com might be merger candidates. What would the combined airline look like in terms of size, fleet, network strengths and weaknesses? Would it overtake Air Berlin for the #2 slot behind Lufthansa?

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?


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?