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Hamburg Airport - Articles and news items

Ryanair expands services from Hamburg adding Sofia route to the German hub

Airport news  •  6 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

The Irish airline Ryanair is expanding its commitment to Hamburg Airport, connecting the German city with the Bulgarian capital of Sofia...

Hamburg Airport closes financial year 2015 with profit

Airport news  •  7 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Hamburg Airport reports that it has finished the 2015 financial year positively. Turnover for the year was €288.1 million...

Passenger Flow supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements  •  26 January 2016  •  International Airport Review

Featuring articles from Warsaw Chopin Airport and Gatwick Airport, plus Johannes Scharnberg, Director of Aviation at Hamburg Airport discusses the revolutionary I-drop system...

Hamburg Airport invests €120 million for renewal of main apron

Airport news  •  10 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Hamburg Airport has announced a €120 million programme to renew the airport’s main apron (Apron 1) covering an area of 330,000 square metres.

More than 25 years of successful, sustainable environmental protection at Hamburg Airport

Issue 6 2015  •  27 November 2015  •  Axel Schmidt and Volker Budde-Steinacker from Hamburg Airport’s Environmental Protection Centre

Hamburg Airport acts as a powerful economic force by not only making a decisive contribution to the successful economic development of northern Germany, but also underlines its responsibility as a modern, environmentally conscious company, well beyond the legal requirements. For International Airport Review, Axel Schmidt and Volker Budde-Steinacker from Hamburg Airport’s Environmental Protection Centre, explains that a number of ‘environmental’ projects have been developed and established at the airport...

Airport Profile: Hamburg – an international success story

Issue 3 2014  •  17 June 2014  •  Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport Group

Over the past few years, Hamburg Airport has gone from strength to strength, culminating in it being crowned Europe’s Best Airport. Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport Group, reveals the airport’s journey...

Hamburg Airport replacing old Air Cargo Center Groundbreaking for the new Hamburg Airport Cargo Center

Airport news  •  20 March 2014  •  Hamburg Airport

With a symbolic traditional groundbreaking ceremony, Hamburg Airport celebrated the official begin of construction work on the new Air Cargo Center...

North Germany’s gateway

Issue 4 2011  •  8 August 2011  •  Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Flughafen Hamburg GmbH

A hundred years ago, on the site that is today home to one of Europe’s most modern airports, there stood a single, two-door airship hangar. By the end of the 1920s, a modern terminal building was already making its mark on the city of Hamburg. Today, Hamburg Airport greets arriving tourists and business travellers with its futuristic glass and steel architecture, a unique advertisement for the city. In total, we have invested around €350 million in the expansion programme, an expansion programme that is the largest project of its kind ever to be seen at the airport.Some of the milestones in the construction of the new Hamburg Airport were the completion of the two state-of-the-art passenger terminals and the airport plaza with a central security checkpoint, the extension of the passenger pier, the installation of a dynamic parking guidance system, the creation of additional parking spaces, the S-Bahn (metro rail network) connection to downtown Hamburg and the construction of the Radisson BLU Hotel Hamburg Airport, directly opposite the terminals.

The New Hamburg Airport

Issue 6 2008, Past issues  •  3 December 2008  •  Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO, Flughafen Hamburg GmbH

‘Boomtown Hamburg’ – the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is continuing to develop into one of Europe’s top city destinations. Tourism in the Greater Hamburg region is experiencing significantly more dynamic growth than in other major cities, such as Berlin and Munich. Hamburg’s hotels reported 7.4 million overnight stays in 2006, and the growth is continuing. The city welcomed a total of 111 million day trippers in 2007. Hamburg Airport is a substantial contributor to the region’s tourism boom. It is not only one of Germany’s largest airports, it is also among the fastest growing.


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