Articles Tagged ‘Zurich’

airberlin is second biggest carrier in Zurich after Swiss; adding new routes to Cagliari, Naples and Sylt this summer

airberlin is second biggest carrier in Zurich after Swiss; adding new routes to Cagliari, Naples and Sylt this summer

Zurich is airberlin’s eighth busiest airport in terms of weekly seats, and its biggest non-German, non-hub airport this summer serving over 30 destinations across Europe and North Africa. But capacity is down compared with 2011, after the ending of multiple daily flights to Hamburg and Hannover.

Edelweiss Air launches Alicante, Funchal and Tampa from Zurich; six Airbus fleet serves over 40 summer destinations

Edelweiss Air launches Alicante, Funchal and Tampa from Zurich; six Airbus fleet serves over 40 summer destinations

Edelweiss Air is a Swiss-based leisure carrier belonging to the Lufthansa Group. Which destinations is it serving from Zurich this summer and with what frequencies? Which destinations does it serve year-round, and which are winter-only destinations? And where does it fly to from Geneva?

Week of anniversaries across Europe; airBaltic returns to Budapest; Stockholm Arlanda turns fifty

Week of anniversaries across Europe; airBaltic returns to Budapest; Stockholm Arlanda turns fifty

Not only are new routes being launched across the world, but world’s airlines and airports are in a festive mood and have also turned to other celebrations. But which European airport enjoyed not one but two anniversary cakes this week? Why did SkyWork throw a party for a hundred guests in London? And which Swedish […]


Jetisfaction re-launches services from Münster/Osnabrück to Poland, Switzerland and the UK using Saab 340

Jetisfaction re-launches services from Münster/Osnabrück to Poland, Switzerland and the UK using Saab 340

The wonderfully named Jetisfaction has re-launched flights from north-west Germany with a leased aircraft. Last week, it launched flights to Zurich, this week there were three more new routes. But what makes the airline’s schedule a bit unusual? And which airberlin route will the carrier take over next month?

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich looks set to break its now 10-year-old passenger record this year. What have been the demand trends in 2010? Which regions are growing fastest and how is transfer traffic evolving? What new routes were started in 2010 and what’s coming in 2011?

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?


Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.

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.

London still best-connected city in Europe despite Heathrow’s limitations; Dublin and Rome lose most routes during 2009

nl041209-lead-100.jpgHow do the biggest cities for air travel in 16 European countries compare? How many destinations do they serve? And which have gained (and lost) most routes during the last year? Which 28 destinations are no longer served directly from London airports?


Lufthansa (and partners) and airberlin dominate German routes to Vienna and Zurich

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisAs Austrian prepares its latest network strategy under Lufthansa control we look at the development of traffic between Germany and Vienna and compare it with how the market has developed to Zurich.

Zurich benefits from Lufthansa’s nurturing of Swiss; airberlin second busiest carrier

Airport AnalysisZurich’s traffic grew in June. No, we’re not kidding. And LCCs have only a small presence at the airport. So what’s going on at Switzerland’s busiest airport? We take a closer look.

Switzerland better prepared for latest industry downturn; Swiss continues to prosper while still adding capacity

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusZurich’s traffic has still not passed the dizzy heights of 2000 but traffic across Switzerland’s major airports did set a new record in 2008. Apart from Swiss which other carriers are significant? Which new routes have LCCs been adding?