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    Traffic down 80% at major European hubs in September


    September figures for Europe’s biggest hub airports show passenger traffic down more than 80% on previous year levels, data for London Heathrow, Frankfurt Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle reveals. Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport, on 12 October disclosed its passenger numbers fell 81.5% to 1.26 million in September . ...

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    Frankfurt Main passenger numbers down 30%: operator


    Frankfurt Main airport’s operator, Fraport, says passenger numbers in the first week of March dropped by 30% in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The figure for the German hub had declined by 4% during February, although there was an accelerating negative trend towards the end of the month ...

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    United boosts Denver hub with Frankfurt link


    ​United Airlines will add service to Frankfurt from its Denver hub next May, making good on ​plans to expand European links from the Colorado airport.

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    Lufthansa to close San Jose route


    Lufthansa will end its flights from Frankfurt to San Jose on 28 October.

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    Ryanair to start 34 new services from Frankfurt


    Ryanair will add 34 new routes from Frankfurt Main and station three additional aircraft at the German base next summer.

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    Lufthansa to discontinue Qatar flights


    Lufthansa will terminate its flights to Qatar in October.

  • Ryanair 20 biggest airports March 2017

    ANALYSIS: How Ryanair grows at secondary airports


    Ryanair on 28 March makes its most eye-catching move yet into more mainstream markets, starting to operate at Lufthansa's Frankfurt fortress, but its interest in bigger hubs does not necessarily signal that it is turning its back on secondary airports.

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    ANALYSIS: Ryanair continues primary moves in Frankfurt


    While four leisure routes and two Boeing 737-800s barely scratch the surface of its operations, the significance of Ryanair's confirmation today that it will begin flights from Frankfurt Main airport goes much deeper.

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    Ryanair to open Frankfurt base


    Ryanair has confirmed it is to open a new base at Frankfurt Main airport and will start four routes to leisure destinations from the German airport next summer.

  • German airports and share aug 14

    ANALYSIS: German airline market shifts to low-cost travel


    Germany’s airline business is changing with growing competition from budget operators

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    Certification issues delay TaxiBot trial at Lufthansa


    Lufthansa’s planned operational trial of the pilot-controlled TaxiBot tow tractor has been delayed by a year due to an unexpected volume of certification tests for the semi-robotic vehicle.

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    ANALYSIS: EU airports losing connectivity battle


    Western European hub airports’ relative decline compared with their Gulf and Eastern European rivals has been well documented over recent years, but a new study suggests that connectivity has since the 2008 financial crisis suffered a far more deep-seated, structural blow than many realised.