ATL-STR

The recent resumption of Delta’s non-stop transatlantic service from Atlanta to Stuttgart was some much-needed good news for the German airport. Ranked as the country’s sixth busiest in 2019 with 12.7 million passengers, it has struggled (along with several other medium-sized airports in the country) to get traffic back to anywhere near pre-pandemic levels. Passenger […]

TK and Corendon

Last year, Hannover welcomed almost four million passengers, making it Germany’s eighth busiest airport. Pre-pandemic, in both 2018 and 2019, the airport handled 6.3 million passengers, so last year’s demand is still 37% lower than in 2019. With little stimulation from (U)LCCs, Hannover’s share of the total German air travel market has fallen significantly from […]

February 17, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Germany’s airports handled just over 12.6 million passengers in November 2022 according to ADV statistics published recently. While this is 42% more than in November 2021, it is 27.8% fewer than in November 2019. The traffic recovery rate of 72.2% does not compare favourably with that of the other major European air travel markets. Spain […]

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 […]

STR - GRZ

Stuttgart is home to not one, but two legendary car manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. The airport serving the city handled 12.72 million passengers in 2019, making it Germany’s sixth busiest airport after Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin TXL and Hamburg. So far in 2022, it ranks seventh, having now also slipped behind Cologne Bonn. Analysis of […]

LUX - GWT

Luxair has added the northern German airport of Sylt to its route network. Service on the 610-kilometre link from Luxembourg began on 21 May. The route will operate 2-weekly during the summer season, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, using the airline’s Q400s. No other carrier connects these two airports. This becomes Luxair’s sixth destination in Germany […]

May 31, 2022 | Latest Route News +

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% […]

LBC - BRN apron line-up

Lübeck Airport (IATA code LBC) in northern Germany lies eight kilometres south of the city of Lübeck and around 55 kilometres north-east of Hamburg. Back in the early 2000s the airport was used by Ryanair and then Wizz Air as an alternative for serving Hamburg, Europe’s biggest city that is not a capital. Between 2003 […]

July 4, 2021 | Latest Route News +

Hamburg Air Service Team

The city of Hamburg is reopening its gates – hotels and restaurants are unlocking their doors and the city is waking up again and ready to welcome tourists and business travelers. Hamburg Airport’s (HAM) Airline & Traffic Development team is looking forward to working with its airline partners to rebuild airport traffic. They are very […]

June 15, 2021 | Airports, Europe