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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.
Companies in Hamburg satisfied with business at present
Around 87.5 per cent of companies in Hamburg rate their current business situation as “good” (38.4 per cent) or “seasonal” (49.1 per cent) and only 12.5 per cent as “bad”, according to the latest economic barometer by the Chamber of Commerce. Although uncertainties in foreign trade are increasing, export prospects have improved slightly over the previous quarter.
Hamburg among world's most promising digital cities
Hamburg counts among the world’s ten most successful cities in terms of promoting companies in the digital economy, according to the Digital Economy of the Future Rankings by the Financial Times publication fDi Magazine, which specialises in foreign direct investments. Hamburg ranked ninth in the “settlement strategy” category. Hamburg was the only German city to reach the top ten.
Hamburg still most attractive media city
Hamburg remains the most popular city in Germany among media workers and has risen over figures in 2017. Some 32 per cent of those surveyed found the Hanseatic city to be the most attractive. Berlin ranked third with fewer votes (16 per cent), slightly behind Munich with 16 per cent, according to the Media Yorker Report 2018.
Events in and around Hamburg
31 May - 1 June, 2019
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.
ITU World Triathlon
6-7 July, 2019
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.
13 July, 2019
This colourful festival of 70ies music has become a real cult and is expecting to see about half a million participants.
Christopher Street Day
27 July - 3 August, 2019
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
1-3 August, 2019
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.
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.