Lufthansa adds Belfast BHD and London LGW; its UK airport network reaches 12

Belfast BHD is set to receive flights from Germany for the first time. On 23 April 2023, Lufthansa CityLine will begin Frankfurt, with the 4-weekly, 1,110-kilometre service using the 100-seat Embraer E190. It will provide an additional option to reach the wider world from Northern Ireland, will be the country’s sole German route following Ryanair’s […]

German network analysis

Latest airport traffic data from Germany confirms that in August the recovery rate versus 2019 stood at just 75%. Although the airports handled more than 18.4 million passengers (up 56% compared with August 2021), that was still 25% fewer than in August 2019. What was particularly significant was that domestic air traffic was down 55% […]

September 29, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

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German leisure airline Condor was Europe’s 34th biggest in 2019, based on departing seats from European airports. According to Cirium data, the airline offered over 8.6 million seats from European airports, as well as 1.6 million seats from non-European airports. In Germany, it ranked fifth with just over five million departing seats, behind Lufthansa (56.6m), […]