A332 at FRA gate

Germany’s Luthansa Group already has a wholly-owned, lower-cost subsidiary, Eurowings (IATA code EW). It even used the airline prior to the pandemic to launch long-haul services from Frankfurt. Cirium Data and Analytics shows that in late October 2019, Eurowings was offering flights from Frankfurt to Barbados, Las Vegas, Mauritius and Windhoek in Namibia. So why […]

BUD - KGS apron letters

Tracking new route launches across Europe this summer, one thing has become abundantly clear. Many of Europe’s leading airlines have been launching new routes to airports serving the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. Analysing Cirium Data and Analytics schedule information for the week commencing 9 August 2021 reveals that scheduled airline seat capacity is […]

July 22, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, Top Story

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