Eurowings opens the door to a whole new world of connection opportunities with new virtual interlining platform

German carrier Eurowings has more than flirted with the idea of flight connections. While its big brother Lufthansa delivers the traditional hub-and-spoke model at its…..

Frankfurt Airport’s third terminal construction is under way and a LCC provision has been built in

Once known as a classic example of a single-terminal gateway/hub airport, Fraport commenced construction of Frankfurt airport’s Terminal 3 on 29-Apr-2019. It includes a dedicated…..

Hannover and its airport may have ‘fantastic potential’ but destination visitor dynamics may continue to limit attractiveness

Hannover Airport CEO Dr Raoul Hille said recently that Hannover as a city has “fantastic potential” despite its size comparable to German hub locations. “Our…..

Singapore, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Germany are home to those most savvy with their spending and saving

With numerous global forecasts highlighting the current economic climate as a major potential factor in short and medium term development across the world – especially…..

Berlin witnesses faster growth in visitor arrivals ahead of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the wall

Berlin has strengthened its position as one Europe’s top leading travel destinations with initial statistics showing that approximately 13.5 million people visited the city last…..

Is Rostock Airport the unluckiest airport in the world? The big get bigger and the small die as airline bankruptcies continue in 2019

It has been a disruptive start to the year in Europe, with both Germania and bmi regional declaring bankruptcy. These were the sole scheduled operators…..

Berlin Brandenburg claims a ‘time-competitive advantage’ over the New Central Polish Airport – but does it have one?

Germany’s House of Representatives member Sebastian Czaja said recently that construction of the New Central Polish Airport could present “massive competition for Berlin”. He called…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: ‘The Great Debate’ – can aviation unions be a force for good?

The CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit closed on 28 Nov-2018 with a debate on the question: “Can aviation unions be a force for good?”. Polled…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: Does ‘over-regulation’ pose a challenge to airport development in some parts of the world?

At last week’s CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit, Berlin Brandenburg Airport’s (FBB) CEO Dr Engelbert Luetke Daldrup highlighted over-regulation poses challenges for “big projects” in…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: Jozsef Varadi named Airline Executive of the Year

The man behind the rise of LCC Wizz Air, Jozsef Varadi, was awarded the prestigious Airline Executive of the Year 2018 trophy by CAPA –…..