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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 Tourism promoting Hamburg as "city of contrasts"
“Hamburg is not only extremely international, it is also dynamic, diverse and full of exciting contrasts,” said Michael Otremba, Managing Director of Hamburg Tourismus GmbH. The city’s image is characterised by elegant villas along Lake Alster that contrast with the harbour. The same applies to culture and cuisine. Have a pizza for lunch and enjoy award-cuisine in the evening. The international music scene can easily be found during the Reeperbahn Festival as well as world-famous classical music stars at the Elbphilharmonie.
UNESCO prize for Hamburg
Hamburg has pursued the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions since 2007 and is increasingly focusing on renewable energies. It is also aiming for a 30 per cent reduction of CO2 emissions by 2030 and 80 per cent by 2050 through combined climate and sustainability strategies. Commenting on the award, the jury noted: “Hamburg was selected for its large-scale programme ‘Hamburg learns sustainability’, which fights climate change through an extensive set of projects, materials and green events that serve to educate and promote sustainable development.
"Above average importance" of aviation for Hamburg
Aviation is of “above-average” importance for Hamburg’s economy as the third largest civil aviation location in the world, according a new study by the VDI/VDE Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit) and the Hamburg Aviation cluster. The survey provides extensive figures on employment, value creation and innovative aviation activities across the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. Apart from “anchoring companies” like Airbus, Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg Airport, research institutions, start-ups and universities help drive the industry ahead.
Events in and around Hamburg
4 July, 2020
This colourful festival of 70ies music has become a real cult and is expecting to see about half a million participants.
ITU World Triathlon
11-12 July, 2020
The Hamburg Triathlon has been a mainstay of the triathlon calendar for pros and amateurs alike since 2002, when it was accepted into the Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, thus joining an exclusive circle of eight iconic venues around the globe.
Christopher Street Day
1 August, 2020
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
30 Jul. - 1 Aug., 2020
Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) is a summer open-air heavy metal music festival with approx. 90,000 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
25 August, 2019
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.
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.