It’s power to the people for Eurowings’ Cologne/Bonn Summer 2018 network expansion

Route development decisions are highly complex and can take years to deliver from first contact. Based on a range of formulas that differ from airline…..

Swimming in a sea of sharks! Innovative marketing delivers enhanced Nuremburg connectivity

It can be really hard for a regional airport to secure new air services, especially when it is located in the backyard of the country’s…..

Spiele ohne grenzen: the shambles that is the Berlin airport system

For the capital city of Europe’s largest national economy (and the World’s fourth largest, by GDP) the commercial airports in Berlin have been criminally underused…..

easyJet in talks for airberlin’s Dusseldorf slots

easyJet‘s main interest in airberlin reportedly comprises slots from Dusseldorf to Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg and Zurich (rp-online.de/The Local, 22-Aug-2017). While Deutsche Lufthansa AGis undertaking negotiations to acquire parts of airberlin, easyJet reportedly plans to acquire slots…..

BDL: German airline operating margins recovering, but at a slow pace

Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (Federal Association of German Air Transport – BDL) reported (Aug-2017) German airline operating margins are “recovering”, but are low in international comparison in 2016……

Fraport Pier G building application highlights Frankfurt’s LCC intent

German airport operator Fraport AG’s submission of its building permit application to the City of Frankfurt for the construction of the new Pier G at…..

Icelandair to launch three times weekly Berlin Tegel service on 03-Nov-2017

Icelandair announced (20-Aug-2017) plans to launch three times weekly Reykjavik–Berlin Tegel service on 03-Nov-2017, with plans to expand services to Berlin in summer 2018. Berlin is the carrier’s…..

Parties interested in airberlin ‘sufficiently large to offer airberlin a secure future’: CEO

airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann commented on parties interested in acquiring parts of the carrier, stating all three potential investors are “reputable in terms of their finances,…..

German Transport Minister: ‘Imperative’ for Lufthansa to acquire lion’s share of airberlin

Germany‘s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt stated it is “imperative” that Deutsche Lufthansa AG be “able to take over significant parts of airberlin” (Rheinische Post/focus.de/Reuters/AFP/Sueddeutsche Zeitung,…..

Lufthansa circles with intent as airberlin relies on government loan to continue flights during administration process

German carrier airberlin has become the second major European airline to file for insolvency proceedings after Gulf carrier Etihad Airways pulled the plug on its…..