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News about Hamburg and the airport
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Hamburg Airport: stable traffic figures in a difficult market environment
For 2019, Hamburg Airport recorded stable passenger figures at a constant high level. The year was characterised by a difficult market environment. Increasing cost pressure and a weakening economy led to the insolvency of established airlines and tour operators. At the same time, Hamburg’s route network remains diverse and passengers want to travel as much as ever. For 2020, the airport expects the consolidation of traffic numbers to continue.
airBaltic launching flights to Tallinn and Vilnius in 2020 summer timetable
airBaltic has announced two new routes from Hamburg for the 2020 summer timetable: from March 2020, there will be year-round direct services to Tallinn and Vilnius from Hamburg Airport. From 29 March 2020, airBaltic will be operating four weekly flights to the Estonian capital of Tallinn, flying every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. And from 30 March 2020, there will be three airBaltic flights to the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, with flights each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Alitalia to fly from Hamburg Airport to Milan
For the start of the 2020 summer timetable, Alitalia is opening a scheduled route from Hamburg Airport: From 29 March 2020, the Italian airline will connect Hamburg with Milan Linate airport on a daily flight. With its inner-city location, the Alitalia hub of Milan Linate is ideal for business travellers, who benefit from the short journey to the centre of Milan.
Your Aviation Marketing team regularly compiles current developments in the Hamburg Airport route network.
|Eurowings||Budapest||A319||up to twice daily||Mar. 26, 2020||4 additional frequencies|
|Eurowings||Gothenburg||A319/320||6x weekly||Mar. 29, 2020|
|Eurowings||Prague||A320/B737||2x weekly||Mar. 29, 2020|
|Alitalia||Milan/Linate||A320||daily||Mar. 29, 2020||new airline!|
|Pegasus||Istanbul/SAW||B738||12x weekly||Mar 29, 2020||up to 5 additional frequencies|
|Finnair||Helsinki||E190||3x daily||Mar. 29, 2020||additional daily frequency|
|Air France||Paris||A319||5x daily||Mar. 29, 2020||3 additional frequencies|
|Air Baltic||Tallinn||A220||4x weekly||Mar. 29, 2020||new destination!|
|Air Baltic||Vilnius||A220||3x weekly||Mar. 30, 2020||new destination!|
|Albawings||Tirana||B737||3x weekly||Mar. 30, 2020||new destination!|
|Norwegian||Alicante||B737||2x weekly||Apr. 2, 2020|
|Norwegian||Copenhagen||B737||2x weekly||Apr. 17, 2020|
|Ryanair||Zadar||B737||2x weekly||May 1,2020|
|TUIfly||Funchal||B738||1x weekly||May 2, 2020|
|Eurowings||Larnaca||A320||1x weekly||May 16, 2020||new destination!|
|Condor||Preveza||A320||1x weekly||May 29, 2019||new destination!|
|Sunexpress||Adana||B737||1x weekly||Jun. 1, 2020|
|Eurowings||Valencia||A319/320||3x weekly||Jun. 2, 2020|
|Eurowings||Málaga||A320/B737||4x weekly||Jun. 4, 2020|
|Sunexpress||Antalya||B737||19x weekly||Jun. 26, 2020||5 additional frequencies|
|TUIfly||Funchal||B738||2x weekly||Oct. 27, 2020|
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.
OAG Punctuality League 2020
The league is based on 57.5 million flight records using full-year data from 2019 to create a ranking of the best on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines and airports.
CAPA's Global Airline Outlook for the 2020s
If the first two decades of the 21st century were transformational for the aviation industry, the 2020s will be reolutionary...
ATN 2019 review
Air Transport News look at all the important developments that happened in aviation during 2019 - quite a lot that otherwise gets fogotten too quickly. Enjoy browsing!
Hamburg on course to become one of Europe's most innovative cities
Hanse city expanding as an internationally successful centre of research and development
Pioneering ideas have always changed the world. Yet even clever minds need an environment in which to develop and implement such concepts. Hamburg offers the best conditions for such endeavours. Innovations and the resulting jobs form the basis for economic growth and science in Hamburg so much so that the city is on course to become one of the most innovative locations in Europe. Frank Horch, Senator for Economics, Traffic and Innovation, noted: “The city will only remain forward-looking, if we can concentrate creativity and the exchange between commerce science here and advance it also.” To this end, many important foundation stones are being laid in 2017.
Conventions in 2017
New fairs and old favourites make Hamburg a magnet for many sectors
Hamburg is set to host many conventions in 2017. Two premieres will be held this year: home² from January 27-29, 2017 – a fair for homeowners and those interested in building and renovating. From October 13-15, the Hamburg Motor Classics will be held for the first time in Hamburg’s fairgrounds and targets fans of vintage vehicles. The second round of regional order days will be held in July 2017.
New York Times counts Hamburg among "52 Places to Go"
Speicherstadt and Elbphilharmonie convinced editors - Hamburg is a "haven for architecture and design"
The New York Times has ranked Hamburg tenth among “52 Places to Go” in 2017, according to a report last Wednesday (January 4) in which the Hanse city is described as “a haven for architecture and design”. The imminent opening of the city’s latest landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, has led to Hamburg’s inclusion and as the only German city in the ranking. Detroit, Michigan came ninth and is lauded as a “comeback city”. Hamburg is followed by Morocco’s Marrakesh, which has been hailed as a “spiritual resting place”. Canada topped the ranking as a “world to explore”.
Events in and around Hamburg
Aircraft Interiors Expo
31 March - 2 April, 2020
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.
19 April, 2020
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
8-10 May, 2020
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.
5-6 June, 2020
With over 60 concerts at unique venues - in the cargo hold of an old freight ship, at a small theatre in Hamburg's famous Speicherstadt, or at the huge Blohm + Voss shipyards - Hamburg keeps on discovering new territories for Jazz.
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.
4-8 March, 2020, 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.
27-29 April, 2020, Bergen (Norway)
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
May 2020, Hamburg (Germany)
Once a year, Hamburg Airport hosts and organises an in-house conference for airlines and tour operators.