With our news portal, we keep you and your team up to date. Here you will find current route information, news reports about Hamburg Airport, and information on market-specific developments – all regularly compiled for you by the Aviation Marketing Team. You can also register for our newsletter – HAM aviation news.
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News about Hamburg and the airport
Keep up to date about the airport by reading our latest news.
Hamburg among top five destinations for international passengers
Hamburg comes fourth with over 1 million passengers in ADV's latest air passenger survey. A total of 1,066,000 passengers landed in Hamburg in 2017, almost half of them (47per cent) on business trips, according to the “Airport Travel Survey 2018” by the ADV airport association. The representative passenger survey compared flight traffic in 2017 and 2014.
Hamburg Airport launches cooperation with FLIO global airport app
The complete range of services at Hamburg Airport is now represented in the FLIO airport app. App users have access to comprehensive benefits. They can, for example, book lounge access, reserve parking spaces or cash in exclusive offers for shops and restaurants. The app is available free of charge for Android and iOS mobile devices.
Hamburg Airport wins coveted title of "Best Airport Europe"
Hamburg Airport once again bears the title “Best Airport Europe” — a title it already held in 2012 and 2013. Northern Germany’s largest airport prevailed over competitors from all over the continent in the 10-25 million passenger category at the highly regarded ACI Europe Best Airport Awards. Hamburg Airport won through in many core areas (including customer service, accessibility, safety and the environment). The ACI jury particularly valued Hamburg Airport’s strong focus on environmental protection and the transparent dialog with the general public and the airport’s neighbours.
Your Aviation Marketing team regularly compiles current developments in the Hamburg Airport route network.
|Eurowings||Jersey||A319||1x weekly||Mar. 25, 2018||new destination!|
|Ryanair||Oslo-Torp||B738||2x weekly||Mar. 26, 2018||new destination!|
|Swiss||Zurich||A320||6x daily||Mar 26, 2018||additional morning flight|
|Ryanair||Edinburgh||B738||2x weekly||Mar. 27, 2018|
|Adria Airways||Ljubljana||S20||4x weekly||Apr. 19, 2018||new destination!|
|Eurowings||Corfu||A320||2x weekly||Apr. 28, 2018|
|Condor||Zakynthos||A320||1x weekly||Apr. 29, 2017|
|Aegean||Athens||A320||5x weekly||May 1, 2018||two additional frequencies|
|TUIfly||Triest||B738||bi-weekly||May 13, 2018||Charter;
|Laudamotion||Palma de Mallorca||A320||daily||Jun. 1, 2018|
|Privateways||Sylt||Cessna 208||twice daily||Jun 1., 2018||new airline|
|Germania||Samos||A319||1x weekly||Jun. 5, 2018||new destination!|
|SunExpress||Kayseri||B738||1x weekly||Jun. 20, 2018||new destination!|
|SAS||Bergen||EQV||3x weekly||Jun. 25, 2018||new destination!|
|Norwegian||Oslo||B738||8x weekly||Aug. 12, 2018||four additional frequencies|
|Wideroe||Bergen||E190||3x weekly||Aug. 13, 2018|
|easyJet||Salzburg||A320||2-3x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018|
|Eurowings||Arrecife/Lanzarote||A320||2x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018|
|Air Malta||Malta||A319||1x weekly||Oct. 31, 2018|
|Condor||Agadir||A320||1x weekly||Nov. 6, 2018||new destination!|
As we monitor and observe the market, we often come across studies and presentations on current developments and trends in the industry. We would love to share these with you and hope you will also find them useful for your work.
Low cost capacity in Europe
Anna.aero have done some really interesting research on the European low cost market - where it has come from, what it looks like today and where it might go.
World Airports in 2017
Enac provide this comprehensive document on airports' passenger numbers, movements and freight data for 2017 by global region. Check out this great source of reference!
The transatlantic market in summer 18
Anna.aero have taken a look at the transatlantic market and compiled some interesting data. The number of seats on services across the pond will be 5.9% up for a typical peak week in S18, compared to last year. The biggest fish in this market is Delta Air Lines, followed by British Airways, but low-cost, long-haul operators are also creating waves.
Hamburg to host Rotary International Convention 2019
Over 15,000 registrations for international convention after image boost in Toronto
Hamburg is to host the Rotary International Convention from June 1-5, 2019. Just days after the start of registration, more than 15,000 participants have registered for the event in the Elbe city. A large delegation from the Hamburg Host Organization Committee (HOC), had travelled to this year’s Rotary World Conference in Toronto, Canada from June 23-27 to drum up publicity for the Hanseatic city.
Ranking: Hamburg is most popular place to work
Almost half of Germans can imagine moving for work reasons, but this hinges on a location’s attractiveness. Hamburg topped the ranking of favourite places to work, according to the recent StepStone Mobility Report on occupational mobility in Germany. Some 24,000 specialists and managers had been surveyed on behalf of the StepStone for the report.
Airbus inaugurates Hamburg's fourth A320 production line
Celebrations in Hamburg to mark increased capacities of succcessful A320
A fourth Airbus A320 production line has been inaugurated Thursday (June 14, 2018) in Hamburg-Finkenwerder. Digital technologies and a more flexible industrial organization will allow the facility to ramp-up the single-aisle programme to a production rate of 60 aircraft per month by mid 2019.
Events in and around Hamburg
Christopher Street Day
28 July - 4 August, 2018
Pride week with a three-day street festival in city center. The parade on the closing weekend, which was attended by 180,000 people last year, marks the highlight of this colourful event.
Wacken Open Air
2-4 August, 2018
Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) is a summer open-air heavy metal music festival with approx. 80,000 annual visitors.The international festival has a unique rate of foreigners of over 30%, with up to 10% non-Europeans, from about 30-40 different countries all around the world. Many metal fans travel around half the globe just to stand on cow meadows before stages of Wacken in the middle of nowhere 80 km northwest of Hamburg.
Euro Eyes Cyclassics
19 August, 2018
The best 18 cycling teams from around the world will take part in what is currently Germany's only pro race at the highest level in the International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour.
19-22 September, 2018
Europe's unique club festival presents more than 400 wide-ranging events in over 70 venues, many of them around "Germanys most creative neighbourhood" Hamburg St Pauli.
69th International Astronautical Congress, Bremen
1-5 October, 2018
The International Astronautical Congress (IAC) consists of a scientific conference program and a space exhibition. It is the one time of the year opportunity when about 4,000 industry delegates from all over the world come together. Bremen - Germany's main space city and one of Europe's major space centers, only 1 hour from Hamburg - is proud to host IAC 2018.
Meet us at these events
We organise interesting events for you to get to know our services better all year round. These are labeled HAMevents in the list below, which also includes aviation industry events we are attending.
15-18 September, 2018, Guangzhou (China)
The World Route Development Forum is the largest global event of its kind, determining the future of air services. If you would like to meet us there, please feel free to arrange a meeting via Routes Scheduling.
IATA Schedules Conference
6-9 November, 2018, Incheon (Korea)
The purpose of this voluntary assembly of both IATA and non-IATA airlines worldwide is to provide a forum for the allocation of slots. Hamburg Airport traditionally has a booth in the exhibition area of this conference. We would be delighted to meet you there. Please use the IATA scheduling tool to arrange a meeting.
6-10 March, 2019, Berlin (Germany)
ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show, is THE B2B-Platform for trade visitors is an excellent opportunity to meet business partners and to do business. Visit us at the Hamburg stand in hall 6.2a.