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Hamburg among northern Europe's leading, most innovative cities
Hamburg is among the winners of the European Capital of Innovation Award (I-Capital Award) presented Tuesday (November 6, 2018) during the International Web Summit in Lisbon. Athens came first and won EUR 1 million in prize money while the remaining finalists – Aarhus, Leuven, Toulouse, Umea and Hamburg received EUR 100,000 each.
Hamburg announced as host of CAPA’s Low Cost Long Haul Global Summit 2019
CAPA – Centre for Aviation, the world’s most trusted source of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry, is pleased to announce Hamburg, Germany as Host of the second annual CAPA Low Cost Long Haul Global Summit. This summit is the only aviation event in the world dedicated to the strategic and commercial outlook for a key frontier of low cost travel: long haul sectors. The 2019 CAPA Low Cost Long Haul Global Summit will be held on 10-11 October 2019 at the Grand Elysée Hotel Hamburg.
Emirates A380 touches down in Hamburg
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today expanded the network of destinations served by its highly-popular Airbus flagship aircraft with the launch of the first and only scheduled commercial A380 service into Hamburg.
Your Aviation Marketing team regularly compiles current developments in the Hamburg Airport route network.
|easyJet||Salzburg||A320||3x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018|
|Eurowings||Arrecife/Lanzarote||A320||2x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018|
|Aeroflot||Moscow||A320||twice daily||Oct. 28, 2018||additional daily frequency in winter|
|Condor||Palma de Mallorca||EQV||up to 7x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018||new in winter|
|Condor||Antalya||EQV||2x weekly||Oct. 28, 2018||new in winter|
|Air Malta||Malta||A320||1x weekly||Oct. 31, 2018|
|Pegasus||Izmir||B738||1x weekly||Nov. 2, 2018|
|Pegasus||Ankara||B738||1x weekly||Nov. 3, 2018|
|Condor||Jerez de la Frontera||A320||1x weekly||Nov. 3, 2018||new in winter|
|Condor||Agadir||A320||1x weekly||Nov. 6, 2018||new destination!|
|TUIfly||Hurghada||B737||1x weekly||Nov. 6, 2019|
|Eurowings||Innsbruck||A320||3x weekly||Nov. 28, 2018||seasonal|
|Sun Air||Friedrichshafen||Do328||twice daily||Jan. 14, 2019|
|Germania||Pristina||A319||2x weekly||Mar. 31, 2019||new destination!|
|Ryanair||Krakow||B738||3x weekly||Mar. 31, 2019|
|Ryanair||Zadar||B738||2x weekly||Apr. 1, 2019|
|Corendon||Heraklion||B737||2x weekly||Apr. 27, 2019|
|Eurowings||Jerez de la Frontera||B738||1x weekly||Apr. 28, 2019|
|Condor||Olbia||A320||2x weekly||May 1, 2019|
|Condor||Kalamata||A320||1x weekly||May 3, 2019||new destination!|
|Corendon||Izmir||B737||2x weekly||Jun. 1, 2019|
|Sunexpress||Burgas||B737||1x weekly||Jun. 5, 2019|
|Germania||Elazig||A319||1x weekly||Jun. 19, 2019|
|Aegean||Athens||A320||daily||Aug. 2, 2019||3 additional frequencies|
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.
Cruise Days to become highlight of Hamburg's cruise ship year
Four highlights in cruise ship year 2017 - new cruise ship terminal to be built in HafenCity
Spring has arrived and the season will see more and more cruise ships arrive in Hamburg. A total of 29 ship arrivals and around 120,000 passengers are expected in May alone. Six cruise ships are expected for the 828th Port Anniversary Celebrations from May 5-7, 2017. High-profile events such as the 6th Hamburg Cruise Days from September 8-10, 2017 are boosting the popularity of cruise shipping with hundreds of thousands of fans expected. A record ten cruise ships are expected during the Cruise Days, which will be rounded off with the leading Seatrade Europe fair and other specialised events.
Chinese Chamber of Commerce opens office in Hamburg
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany has opened a representation in Hamburg. Professor Dr. Schmidt-Tenz, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hamburg, noted: "Since it was founded, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany has made an important contribution to raising the visibility and acceptance of Chinese companies in our country. We are delighted by the opening of such an office in Hamburg. With over 550 Chinese companies, our Hanseatic city is China's gateway to Europe. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce will help intensify Hamburg's economic ties with China."
Hamburg ranks among top three international cities
The Smart Meetings travel and event magazine has ranked Hamburg among the top three global cities ahead of London, Sydney and Singapore, according to a report on March 2. The Mexican city of Cabo San Lucas on the Pacific Ocean topped the list followed by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Hamburg is the only German city on the list.
Events in and around Hamburg
Hamburg Christmas markets
27 November - 30 December, 2018
Discover history, tradition and a Hanseatic heritage at one of Hamburg's many wonderful Christmas markets. The prettiest is set just outside Hamburg's most impressive town hall. Hosted by Roncalli's Circus, you can discover lots of lovingly decorated stalls and the punch is even served by clowns and circus artists. But there are a variety of other 'styles' of market dotted around the city.
Aircraft Interiors Expo
2-4 April, 2019
The global market leader for the world's aircraft interiors industry, Aircraft Interiors Expo is the launch pad for cabin programs, showcasing tomorrow's designs, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and passenger services.
28 April, 2019
Around 25,000 athletes and more than 750,000 spectators from all over the world gather every year for Germany's largest spring marathon. Its course leads past Hamburg's top sights - and the event has only seen very little rain since its inauguration over 30 years ago.
Hamburg Port Festival
10-12 May, 2019
The Port of Hamburg is honoured each year with a big birthday party - the world's largest port festival. It has a long tradition in Hamburg and is very popular with locals and visitors alike.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival
The Japanese cherry blossom festival with firework display is being held on the Outer Alster since 1968. This gift from the Japanese community to the City of Hamburg brings hundreds of thousands of people to the Alster every year.
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.
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.
8-10 April, 2019, Hanover (Germany)
The 13th Routes Europe Event will take place in Hanover, Germany, which is right at our doorstep. If you would like to meet us there, please feel free to arrange a meeting via Routes Scheduling. And stay tuned. We will offer you the chance to explore Hamburg while you are here.
HAM connects - The Platform for Airlines and Tour Operators
June 2019, Hamburg (Germany)
Once a year, Hamburg Airport hosts and organises an in-house conference for airlines and tour operators.