With our news portal, we keep you and your team up to date. Here you will find current route information, news reports about Hamburg Airport, and information on market-specific developments – all regularly compiled for you by the Aviation Marketing Team. You can also register for our newsletter – HAM aviation news.
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News about Hamburg and the airport
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17.23 million passengers used Hamburg Airport in 2018
In 2018, 17.23 million passengers used Hamburg Airport, approx. 2.2 percent less than in 2017. Aircraft movements, totalling around 156,400 in 2018, were lower than in the year 2000, when just under 10 million passengers used Hamburg Airport. Compared to 2017, the number of aircraft movements declined by around 2.1 percent.
Eurowings offering automatic baggage check-in
Eurowings is now offering passengers the swift, efficient services of ten Self Bag Drop machines at Hamburg Airport’s Terminal 1.
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.
Your Aviation Marketing team regularly compiles current developments in the Hamburg Airport route network.
|Sun Air||Friedrichshafen||Do328||twice daily||Jan. 14, 2019|
|Germania||Pristina||A319||2x weekly||Mar. 31, 2019|
|Air France||Paris||A318/319||5x daily||Mar. 31, 2019||1 additional daily frequency|
|Austrian Airlines||Vienna||A320||up to 6x daily||Apr. 1, 2019||up to 2 additional daily frequencies|
|Ryanair||Zadar||B738||2x weekly||Apr. 1, 2019|
|Ryanair||Krakow||B738||3x weekly||Apr. 2, 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|
|Wizz||Varna||A320||2x weekly||Jul. 2, 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.
Hamburg planning "Science Center"
Dr. Peter Tschentscher, Mayor of Hamburg, noted: “Together with the University and DESY, we want to dedicate an entire city district to science over the next few years. We are developing a centre for basic research and applied science, an incubator for innovation and technology transfer in Science City Bahrenfeld. At the same time, attractive apartments and recreational areas for students, scientists and creative people will be created in the district.”
Hamburg ranked among world's top cities for jobseekers
Hamburg is considered one of the most attractive cities for jobseekers worldwide, according to a survey by Movinga. The Hanseatic city ranked fourth out of 100 locations. Compared to other German cities, Hamburg scored mainly in terms of total employment and disposable income.
Hamburg among northern Germany'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.
Events in and around Hamburg
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
25 May ,2019
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.
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.
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.
5-7 April, 2019
Whether it’s majestic ocean liners in the port, the scent of the wide world in the old warehouse district, “Speicherstadt”, the breathtaking view from the Elbphilharmonie or the wicked charm of the Reeperbahn - take the chance to discover our maritime and vibrant metropolis from 5-7 April, the weekend before the Routes Europe conference 2019 takes place in Hanover (8-10 April). Join us!
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.