Articles Tagged ‘Weeze’

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 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?

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?


German airport traffic up 7.3% in May; Memmingen and Weeze lead the way; new government tax not welcomed

German airport traffic up 7.3% in May; Memmingen and Weeze lead the way; new government tax not welcomed

How are German airports performing in 2010 overall and which airports are still not reporting growth? Which are the fastest growing airports and which airport should benefit from a new LCC base?

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

airberlin adds a dozen new routes from its Düsseldorf base; will serve 77 destinations this summer in 25 countries

Germany’s two major airlines go head-to-head at Düsseldorf but which are airberlin’s leading country markets from the airport? Which new routes has it added since last summer and what sort of niche routes does it operate?

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.


German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

German airport traffic up in November and December; Memmingen and Weeze both grow over 50% thanks to LCCs

Passenger numbers at Germany’s biggest airports were down 4.6% in 2009 but several smaller airports reported impressive growth thanks to LCCs. And which airports have grown slowest over the last 15 years?

Weeze tops European airport growth table for 2008; Ryanair now has six based aircraft

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusAlthough located in Germany Weeze Airport now attracts more Dutch passengers than Germans. Ryanair now offers over 30 destinations but which are the most popular routes? And which had the highest load factors in November?

Weeze tops German airport growth table;
five of top 20 airports see passenger numbers fall in 2008

Weeze tops German airport growth table; five of top 20 airports see passenger numbers fall in 2008While consolidation is still occurring among the country’s airlines, airport traffic has been up around 5% this year. Some airports are reporting impressive growth but a few previous stars have seen a downturn in demand. The fastest growing ‘major’ airport may also come as a surprise.


Argentina’s market recovering thanks to international traffic

Argentina’s market recovering thanks to international trafficLast year passenger numbers were up nearly 7% at Argentina’s 32 commercial airports. But traffic is still below the late 90s heyday before economic troubles took hold. Buenos Aires’ two airports are taking an ever increasing share of total traffic. Which country markets are the largest?