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Hamburg Airport once again “Best Regional Airport Europe”
22.03.2018Following on from victories in 2011, 2012 and 2017, Hamburg Airport has won the renowned Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fourth time. Skytrax defines a “Regional Air-port” as any airport that primarily offers domestic and intracontinental flights with a few intercontinental services. The prize, awarded exclusively on the basis of independent passenger surveys, was presented on 21 March at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Stockholm.
17.62 million passengers used Hamburg Airport
“17 in 17”: Passenger growth of 8.6 percent
17.62 million passengers used Hamburg Airport in 2017. This is around 1.4 million passengers, or 8.6 percent, more than in 2016. This was the first time that there were more than 17 million passengers in one year in the history of the airport. Aircraft movements, totalling around 159,780 in 2017, were lower than in the year 2000, when just under 10 million passengers used Hamburg Airport. Compared to 2016, the number of aircraft movements declined by around 0.5 percent.
Ski flights taking off in Hamburg
Skiing and winter holidays are becoming more and more popular with Hamburg passengers. Flights to the three most popular skiing destinations, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Klagenfurt, have carried 45 percent more northern German passengers over the past ten years. The airlines are responding to growing demand by offering more flights and increased seating capacity to ski destinations. For the 2017/2018 winter, a total of eleven European destinations with nearby ski resorts are being served with direct flights from Hamburg Airport, bringing passengers to their favourite slopes.
Your Aviation Marketing team regularly compiles current developments in the Hamburg Airport route network.
|Wizzair||Tirana||A320||2x weekly||Jul. 24, 2020||new destination!|
|Wizzair||Bucharest||A320||4x weekly||Aug. 9, 2020|
|Wizzair||Riga||A320||2x weekly||Oct. 15, 2020|
|Wizzair||Vilnius||A320||2x weekly||Oct. 22, 2020||new destination!|
|Wizzair||Chisinau||A320||2x weekly||Oct. 26, 2020||new destination!|
|Eurowings||Marrakesh||A319||1x weekly||Oct. 31, 2020|
|Wizzair||Lviv||A320||2x weekly||Mar. 29, 2021||new destination!|
|Wizzair||Belgrade||A320||3x weekly||Mar. 29, 2021|
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!
Enthusiasm for Hamburg unabated
Hamburg’s tourism sector has reported a 6.2 per cent increase in overnight stays (15.4 million) last year, according to the Northern Statistics Office. Hamburg Tourismus GmbH can also look back on record corporate results with a 16 per cent growth in turnover driven mainly by reorientation including a new sales and digital strategy.
Hamburg Messe und Congress expecting record turnover in 2020
Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC) can look back on a successful year 2019 with 73 events, 696,749 visitors, annual turnover of EUR 67.3 million euros, two new trade fair debuts and the highly-acclaimed Rotary International Convention with many visitors. "We are expecting around 60 events and sales of EUR 114 million in 2020 making for a new record,” said Bernd Aufderheide, Chairman of the HMC Management Board.
Boost for Hamburg's economy
The Hamburg economy is off to a far better start in 2020 than last autumn, according to the Chamber of Commerce’s economic barometer. Expansive investment and personnel planning, more exports and positive views of the current and future business situation are the reasons for the positive development.
Events in and around Hamburg
Hamburg Christmas markets
End of November - 30 December, 2020
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
12-15 April, 2021
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.
25 April, 2021
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
7-9 May, 2021
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.
IATA Schedules Conference
17-20 November, 2020, tbd
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.
10-14 March, 2021, 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.
10-12 May, 2021, Bergen (Norway)
If you would like to meet with us, please feel free to arrange a meeting via Routes Scheduling.