Articles tagged “frankfurt”

Frankfurt Airport Doubles the Size of Its VIP Lounge to Meet Demand

Frankfurt Airport Doubles the Size of Its VIP Lounge to Meet Demand

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Frankfurt's first VIP lounge was a victim of its own success, as celebrities and others wishing to stay out of the public eye swarmed it. Similar VIP lounges in Amsterdam, London, and Singapore should take note.

1 year ago

Ryanair will Bring More Cheap Fares to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt Hub

Ryanair will Bring More Cheap Fares to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt Hub

Benjamin Katz and Tom Lavell, Bloomberg

Lufthansa Group owns a low cost airline called Eurowings, but it does not have the same ultra low cost base as Ryanair. That probably gives Ryanair an advantage here.

1 year ago

Ryanair Revamps Strategy and Expands to Frankfurt, Posing a Challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair Revamps Strategy and Expands to Frankfurt, Posing a Challenge to Lufthansa

Christopher Jasper and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

No longer a quirky upstart, Ryanair is among the most powerful airlines in Europe. But so far it has stuck to its roots and avoided many of Europe's biggest airports. That's about to change, with the airline poised to expand in Frankfurt. How will Lufthansa react?

2 years ago

With Ambitions to Become Europe’s Largest Hub, Frankfurt Airport Will Spend $113 Million on a Makeover

With Ambitions to Become Europe’s Largest Hub, Frankfurt Airport Will Spend $113 Million on a Makeover

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

With Frankfurt's ambitions to be Europe's largest aviation hub, it needs to do all that it can do make its terminals less overwhelming add create new amenities and facilities like it plans to so that passengers consider it a first choice.

2 years ago

The Airport City That Wants to Be the New Model for Meetings and Knowledge Sharing

The Airport City That Wants to Be the New Model for Meetings and Knowledge Sharing

Greg Oates, Skift

In a world of increasing social and political polarization, airport cities become the new platforms for business discourse among mobile knowledge workers.

2 years ago

Greece Is Selling Over a Dozen Airports to Germany’s Fraport Operator

Greece Is Selling Over a Dozen Airports to Germany’s Fraport Operator

Associated Press

This doesn't hold the sting that it once may have as more and more airports are being run by global firms that typically know better than locals do.

3 years ago

Frankfurt Airport Officials Say It Needs a Third Runway to Manage Growth

Frankfurt Airport Officials Say It Needs a Third Runway to Manage Growth

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Frankfurt only completed a large update a few short years ago, but it will need this one if it wants to compete with Heathrow, Amsterdam, and, most importantly, Istanbul.

4 years ago

Heathrow or Frankfurt airports: Which do you hate more in transit?

When trying to decide which are the world's lousiest airports, there is just so much ammunition and fodder. Fortunately, competition among airports is heating up, and the worst will suffer for it.

5 years ago

Travel ads of the week: Beaches, wine country, and business meetings

Travel ads of the week: Beaches, wine country, and business meetings

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Travel ads targeting business travelers want to appear as leisure-friendly as possible since it’s tough to inspire excitement with clips of board meetings and boxed lunches.

6 years ago

Frankfurt Airport’s impressive new A-Plus concourse succeeds at design and functionality

Marilyn Gerlach, Reuters

Gates that can handle superjumbo jets, self-boarding gates, and a clean open design makes A-Plus an exemplar concourse that sets high expectations for Berlin airport’s long-delayed debut.

6 years ago

Ten airport hotels that make passengers wish for an overnight delay

Ten airport hotels that make passengers wish for an overnight delay

A focus on an open and light design, the opportunity for social interactions, and comfort on the brink of luxury are all aspects of these hotels and mirror a similar trend driving airport renovations.

6 years ago