Articles Tagged ‘TXL’

Vueling ventures into Germany; new Berlin route from Madrid one of three new routes starting this winter

Vueling ventures into Germany; new Berlin route from Madrid one of three new routes starting this winter

Spanish LCC adds two new routes from Madrid (Amsterdam and Berlin) and connects Paris Orly with Zurich. Reveals 13 new routes from Barcelona for next summer.

London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?

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?


airberlin's A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s CEO unexpectedly resigned last week after another disappointing set of financial figures. The airline’s network strategy remains confused and possibly too diverse. We analyse the network by geographic segment, airport, and weekly frequency, as well as summarising the routes heading for the door marked ‘exit’.

airberlin's still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

airberlin’s still evolving network strategy sees more than 30 routes dropped and over 40 added during the last year

As airberlin moves ever further away from its charter roots and prepares to embrace alliance membership, we take a closer look at which routes have been ditched in the last 12 months. Which domestic airport is no longer served? And what’s happened to the two routes that airberlin moved between London airports earlier this year?

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?


New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

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 new route between Berlin and New York JFK

airberlin launches new route between Berlin and New York JFK

Ahead of airberlin’s accession into the alliance oneworld, the German airline now connects its Berlin Tegel base with American Airlines’ New York JFK hub.

Swedish regional airline Skyways continues expanding with new routes

Swedish regional airline Skyways continues expanding with new routes

Skyways, which just announced that it is acquiring City Airline in Gothenburg, has launched flights from Sweden’s second city to Riga and Sundsvall.

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?