KLU-HAM

Austrian Airlines commenced seasonal winter flights between Klagenfurt and Hamburg on Saturday 13 January. The 835-kilometre service will run weekly until 2 March with the 120-seat E195 aircraft. The Star Alliance member faces no competition between the two cities. Flight OS283 departs Klagenfurt at 11:10 local time, arriving in Hamburg at 12:50. The return service, […]

January 17, 2024 | Latest Route News +

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 […]

easyJet at Munich

easyJet has 700,000 departing seats from Germany this July-September (Q3), according to Cirium schedules information. It is Germany’s sixth-largest foreign carrier and ninth overall. While the LCC’s entire operation has 9.2% more seats than in 2022, Germany is down by 16.8%. Not helped by typically high costs, high taxes, low yields, a greatly dominant Lufthansa […]

KUT-HAM

Wizz Air introduced flights between Kutaisi in Georgia and Hamburg on Friday 2 June. The 2,720-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with the A320-family aircraft. The ULCC faces no competition on the route. What they said Valeria Bragarenco, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, said: “We are very pleased to open […]

June 12, 2023 | Latest Route News +

PLAY at Hamburg

With a metro population of over five million people, Hamburg has non-stop flights to 120 destinations this summer. The airport has various new carriers this year: Iberia Regional (charters for cruise ships), Marabu, PLAY and Volotea. It also sees the return of Air Serbia and Norway’s Widerøe. 11.1 million passengers in 2022 According to Air […]

GVA-HAM

SWISS (IATA code LX) on Sunday 26 March introduced a new non-stop service between Geneva and Hamburg in northern Germany. The 870-kilometre route will be flown 4-weekly (on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) using the carrier’s A220-300s. No other carrier currently connects these two airports. Pre-pandemic, the route had been served by easyJet between December […]

March 30, 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