LH FRA-HYD

Frankfurt FRA was Europe’s sixth-largest airport in 2023. It had 59.4 million passengers, meaning it was behind London Heathrow, Istanbul IST, Paris CDG, Amsterdam, and Madrid. Traffic was down by 16% versus 2019, mainly because of Lufthansa, big cuts to the domestic market, and the loss of easyJet, Ryanair, and Wizz Air. Their exit (and […]

FRA-HYD

Lufthansa introduced its latest destination in India on Tuesday 16 January by inaugurating flights between Frankfurt and Hyderabad. The 7,125-kilometre service will be maintained 5-weekly, departing Frankfurt on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with the 294-seat 787-9 aircraft. It faces no competition between the two cities. Flight LH752 departs Frankfurt at 10:55 local time, […]

January 18, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PLAY at Frankfurt

PLAY now serves Germany’s busiest airport. On 14 December the Icelandic carrier began regular service on the 2,410-kilometre route between Reykjavik KEF and Frankfurt FRA utilising its A321s. Weekly frequencies vary between three and six per week over the winter season. Competition on the route comes from Icelandair’s daily service and Lufthansa’s 3-weekly service. The […]

December 20, 2023 | Latest Route News +

BOM-FRA

Vistara launched a new service between Mumbai and Frankfurt on Wednesday 15 November. The 6,575-kilometre route will be maintained 6-weekly, each day except Mondays, with the 299-seat 787-9 aircraft, competing directly against daily Lufthansa operations. Flight UK27 departs Mumbai at 13:00 local time, arriving in Frankfurt at 17:30 local time. The return service, operating as […]

November 21, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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 […]

TUN-FRA

Tunisian leisure carrier Nouvelair launched a new seasonal service between Tunis and Frankfurt on Sunday 10 September. The 1,470-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly with the 149-seat A320 aircraft until 27 October, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Nouvelair will compete directly against Lufthansa’s 13-weekly operations between the two cities, as well as Tunisair’s daily flights. Nouvelair serves […]

September 13, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Air China Munich

Thanks to Lufthansa and Star Alliance, Frankfurt and Munich are important long-haul airports, where ‘long-haul’ is defined as any destination located 4,500+ kilometres away. Frankfurt has 3.34 million departing long-haul seats this July-September (Q3), according to Cirium schedules data. It is Europe’s third-busiest long-haul airport and the sixth globally. Munich has 1.10 million and is […]

FRA-MPL

Eurowings Discover launched a new seasonal service between Frankfurt and Montpellier in southern France on Friday 23 June. The 800-kilometre service will run weekly until 8 September. The airline will utilise an A320 on the route. It faces no competition between the two cities. Flight 4Y614 departs Frankfurt at 12:50 local time, arriving in Montpellier at 14:25 local time. The […]

July 3, 2023 | Latest Route News +

FRA-BIQ

Lufthansa introduced seasonal flights between Frankfurt and Biarritz in France’s Basque Country on Saturday 29 April. The new 1,060-kilometre service will be maintained weekly with the A320-series aircraft. The carrier faces no competition between the two cities. Flight LH1150 departs Frankfurt at 15:25 local time, arriving in Biarritz at 17:35. The return service, operating as […]

May 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +