easyJet debuts in German domestic market as it goes on Lufthansa offensive

easyJet has put more than one million seats on sale for its new winter season flights from Berlin Tegel, including the introduction of its first…..

easyJet formalises up to 25 aircraft airberlin deal to boost presence in Germany

It took some time to formalise, but shortly after the last ever airberlin flight landed in Germany’s capital city, easyJet confirmed it had finally signed an…..

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,…..