Tag: Germany

Condor Cleared to Reshape as Receives a €380 Million Rescue Loan

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Commission has approved plans to grant a €380 million loan to Condor, the German leisure airline and subsidiary of the now defunct Thomas Cook Group. Even after the insolvency of a parent group, Condor continued its flight operations according to the plan. Thus, the airline is interested in saving its “healthy business” and […]

Lufthansa to Restructure Eurowings after Profits Warning

Reading Time: 1 minute Struggling to compete with the likes of Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz on pricing since taking over large parts of Air Berlin, Lufthansa is looking to restructure its low-cost subsidiary in a bid to reduce running costs by up to 15 percent over the next three years. In concentrating more on short-haul flights, the intention is […]

Struggling Germania Secures Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Germania, an independent German airline, has announced about successful negotiations on financing issues. In the statement, the airline said it managed to find a solution to cover its short-time liquidity needs to keep the airline operable. Just in the beginning of January Germania released the information about the year 2018 which appeared to be very […]

Ryanair Threatens to Cut German Jobs as Strike to Ground 150 Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair says it will cancel 150 flights out of 400 scheduled to fly to and from Germany on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike by pilots and cabin crew. German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called on Ryanair to agree to mediation in its dispute over pay and terms, but there has been disagreement […]

Airbus Inaugurates Hamburg’s Fourth Airbus A320 Family Production Line

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg, Germany  Airbus A320 Family production line. Making use of digital technologies and a more flexible industrial setup, the innovative state-of-the-art line is a key enabler for ramping up the single-aisle programme to 60 aircraft per month by mid-2019. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Senator of Economy, Transport and Innovation and Thomas […]

Primera Air Takes Delivery of its First A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Primera Air, a low-fare Nordic airline, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo at an event in Hamburg, Germany attended by Andri Már Ingólfsson, CEO and President of Primera Travel Group and Kimon Sotiropoulos, Vice President Sales Northern and Central Europe from Airbus. The aircraft, which was assembled in Hamburg, is the first of […]

Munich Airport Сhosen as Europe’s Best Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Munich Airport can again enjoy the title of “Europe’s Best Airport” in 2018. The Bavarian hub was selected for the honor in the annual World Airport Awards announced by the respected London-based aviation research institute Skytrax. The announcement was made in a special ceremony on the occasion of the international airport fair “Passenger Terminal EXPO […]

Germania Sets Course for all-Airbus Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute From 2020, independent German airline Germania will be implementing the most comprehensive fleet replacement measures in its corporate history. In this context, the airline is now setting the course for the standardisation of its fleet. Over the next 15 months, the ten Boeing type 737-700s in the fleet will be retired and replaced with Airbus […]

Passenger Traffic at Munich Airport Rises to New All-Time Record

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport’s dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure. The airport also saw a strong surge in take-offs and landings, with an increase of […]

Hahn Air Reports Huge Network Growth in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Hahn Air, a German scheduled and business charter airline, has reported a significant uptick in network growth of over 16% in 2017. A total of 46 new carriers comprising of air, rail and shuttle partners were integrated into the airline’s network. The company’s HR-169 document product was reportedly selected by 29 additional partners, which included […]