US-EUROPE

Some 56 airports in Europe will have scheduled non-stop flights to the US in 2024, based on Cirium schedules information. This is the case whether they are year-round or seasonal. But what of Europe’s busiest airports without US service? Some airports have never had them, while others have lost them. Some are surprising but others […]

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 […]

KEF - DUS

PLAY launched a new seasonal service between Reykjavik and Dusseldorf on Thursday 8 June as it continues to expand operations this summer. The Icelandic carrier will maintain the 3-weekly 2,220-kilometre route on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with its A320neo aircraft. The LCC will compete directly against Eurowings’ 4-weekly flights between the two airports. The outbound service, operating as OG730, departs […]

June 16, 2023 | Latest Route News +

EVN-DUS

FlyOne Armenia (IATA code 3F) introduced flights between Yerevan and Dusseldorf on Thursday 18 May, becoming the German airport’s first link to Armenia. The 3,140-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly on Thursdays and Sundays with a 180-seat A320 aircraft. Since airlines registered in Armenia are on the European Commission’s “blacklist”, prohibiting them from entering EU […]

May 23, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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

Dusseldorf - Middle East

More than 100 European airports have Middle East flights this winter. With 250,000 one-way seats, Düsseldorf ranks 21st, based on Cirium schedules information data. Capacity has risen by a 13% versus W19, helped by the launch of various new routes – including daily service from Doha with Qatar Airways. Five new and resuming Middle East […]

November 23, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

DUS - DSS

This winter, 49 African countries have non-stop or one-stop flights to European airports, based on Cirium schedules data information. When non-sub-Saharan states are removed, South Africa has more Europe capacity than any other. In seventh place is Senegal, with 651,000 two-way Europe seats, more than Nigeria. Senegal’s European capacity has risen by 10% versus W19, […]

Last Week July 4th

Between Sunday 26 June and Saturday 2 July, Air Service One has identified: 107 new routes involving at least one European airport, operated by 34 airlines involving 121 airports easyJet (25) and Corendon Airlines (16) launched the most, new routes 46 (43%) were already served by other carriers, 61 (57%) were not 29 countries involved […]

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 […]