Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the smallest carrier in the Lufthansa Group. According to the Group’s quarterly statistics, it carried just over five million passengers between January and September 2022, equivalent to less than 7% of the Group’s total passengers. It has undertaken a considerable network purge as a part of its reorientation towards stronger financial performance. […]

February 23, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

European Domestic Market Analysis

The last week has sadly seen the collapse of two European airlines, Flybe version 2 and Flyr. Both carriers were launched since the start of the pandemic and focussed, at least initially, on their respective domestic markets of the UK and Norway. While the revived Flybe remained focussed on the domestic market for all of […]

February 3, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

LHR - NUE

The winter period is always difficult for Europe’s airlines. Profits are hard to come by and this winter the industry faces the additional challenges of Russia’s war in Ukraine, rising energy costs and concerns about a possible recession. This week we take a closer look at which routes western Europe’s major legacy carriers have added […]

Lufthansa Flag

Maybe to the surprise of many, Europe’s financially-challenged flag-carriers have, between them, started some 300 new routes since the pre-pandemic summer of 2019. However, analysis by The ANKER Report of schedule information from Cirium Data and Analytics of 23 airlines operating from 26 airports, shows that these same airlines have currently suspended around 700 routes […]

July 9, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, Top Story