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 […]

CPH 1st flight

One of the leading airlines for new route launches in Europe this summer has been Corendon Airlines. The carrier comprises three separate entities; Corendon Dutch Airlines (IATA code CD based in the Netherlands), Corendon Airlines Europe (IATA code XR based in Malta) and Corendon Airlines (IATA code XC based in Turkey). Flights for all of […]

Corendon at Billund Airport

Billund Airport (BLL) has already clawed back traffic lost during the pandemic and expects to set a new record for passenger numbers this summer. The airport, which saw 3.7 million people pass through its terminals in 2019, hit an all-time passenger record for April 2022! “The West Danish sky is heavy with wanderlust and most households […]

May 16, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Eurowings_Flugsteig

With 25.5 million passengers in 2019, Düsseldorf Airport was Germany’s third busiest airport that year. However, with the opening of the new airport in Berlin (which in effect combined the traffic from Schönefeld and Tegel), Düsseldorf slipped to fourth in Germany in 2020 and 2021. Last year, the airport welcomed almost eight million passengers, 21% […]

Birmingham at Connect 22

England’s second city — birthplace of heavy metal, home of the Peaky Blinders and gateway to Shakespeare’s country — is on the cusp of a renaissance, and the gateway to it all is Birmingham Airport. The UK’s third largest airport outside of London, BHX has 35 million people living within two hours of its terminal. […]

February 22, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

BSL base apron line-up

Fast-growing leisure carrier Corendon Airlines opened its latest base on 2 July at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, as it is officially known. Most people simply refer to it as Basel (which is in Switzerland), as that is the nearest major population centre. However, the airport is physically in France but is administered jointly by French […]

July 6, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis

DUS base opening

Turkey’s Corendon Airlines seems to be increasingly following in the footsteps of airberlin and Germania, by establishing bases at German airports to take locals on holiday to warmer, sunnier destinations. Having first started operations to Düsseldorf in S18 (to Antalya and Hurghada), the airline’s network from the German airport increased to seven destinations last summer […]

July 1, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, Top Story