Berlin Brandenburg

Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) was opened in 2020 to replace the city’s two smaller airports and has experienced significant progress in its traffic development year-on-year, signifying a turnaround following a challenging start in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. During 2023, Berlin Airport, as Germany’s third busiest, successfully increased its passenger numbers compared to last […]

December 18, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

German Market still down.

With this summer having been the first ‘normal’ travel summer since 2019, a look at airport passenger statistics across this period for the major European air travel markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Türkiye and the UK), reveals some interesting results. Comparing passenger demand for April to September in 2023 versus the same period in 2019 […]

easyJet at Munich

easyJet has 700,000 departing seats from Germany this July-September (Q3), according to Cirium schedules information. It is Germany’s sixth-largest foreign carrier and ninth overall. While the LCC’s entire operation has 9.2% more seats than in 2022, Germany is down by 16.8%. Not helped by typically high costs, high taxes, low yields, a greatly dominant Lufthansa […]

easyJet this summer:

Unlike Ryanair and Wizz Air, who have both increased their market share of European air travel since 2019, easyJet’s share has remained virtually unchanged at around 7.5%. This still makes it Europe’s second biggest carrier, well ahead of Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Wizz Air. Analysis of Cirium schedule data for 2023 Q2 indicated that easyJet’s […]

A - 30 years EW

Lufthansa’s lower-cost subsidiary Eurowings can trace its origins back to 1993 and has just celebrated its 30thanniversary. A brief history of the airline’s evolution from regional carrier to its current incarnation can be found on the Eurowings corporate website. The basic Eurowings brand (IATA code EW) has been joined in recent times by the long-haul […]

February 10, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

BER - A320

Berlin BER welcomed 2.1 million passengers in October, according to the airport’s own statistics. It was its best month of the year so far. However, only 171,000 passengers were added between May and October, against 963,000 for Frankfurt FRA and 363,000 for Munich, based on traffic data collected by Air Service One and available to […]

BER - JFK

Norse Atlantic Airways began long-haul service from Berlin on Wednesday 17 August. Having positioned its 787-9 (registration LN-FNI) in from Oslo the previous afternoon, Norse Atlantic’s inaugural flight from the German capital to New York JFK departed at 20:01 local time according to flightradar24.com. Eight hours and 10 minutes later the flight touched down in […]

August 22, 2022 | Latest Route News +