Pressearchiv 2015

From March 2016: Hamburg Airport renewing main apron

07.12.2015 Hamburg Airport is planning the comprehensive renewal of the main apron (Apron 1), with a total surface area of 330,000 square metres. The work is planned for the period 2016–2020. The investment of around 120 million euros is necessary because the concrete surfaces are now between 40 and 60 years old, and their usability will come to an end in the foreseeable future.


United Airlines expands seating capacity to and from Hamburg Airport

26.10.2015 United Airlines is expanding its commitment to Hamburg Airport in time for the start of the winter timetable. As of today, United Airlines will be flying even more passengers non-stop between Hamburg and the airline’s New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.


Hamburg Airport presents winter timetable

23.10.2015 The new winter timetable comes into effect at Hamburg Airport on 25 October, 2015. It is valid until 26 March, 2016. Around 60 airlines fly to 120 destinations. On average, they carry 38,500 passengers per day to and from Hamburg in the winter - around 270,000 passengers every week.


Nonstop from Hamburg Airport to Bucharest

09.10.2015 The Romanian airline Blue Air is launching a new service between Hamburg and Bucharest on 29 March, 2016. There will then be two flights per week, on Tuesday and Friday, from Hamburg to the Romanian capital.


Topping-out wreath flies over Hamburg Airport Cargo Center

02.10.2015 Hamburg Airport is getting ready for the future of airfreight with the Hamburg Airport Cargo Center (HACC). This morning, 180 guests celebrated the topping-out ceremony for the approximately 50-million euro construction project. The modern buildings and facilities on Weg beim Jaeger will replace the existing 1960s Air Cargo Center, ensuring optimal airfreight processing and handling in Hamburg.


Hamburg Airport launches "Donate Your Deposit" campaign

01.09.2015 Several hundred returnable deposit bottles end up in the rubbish at Hamburg Airport every day. They are thrown away throughout the terminals, but especially at the security checkpoints because passengers are not allowed to take them on board the aircraft. Hamburg Airport has now installed six transparent containers in the terminals, allowing passengers to donate their deposit bottles.


Hamburg to host major aviation convention in 2016

10.07.2015 The 138th Slot Conference of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association for the airline industry, will be held in Hamburg from 21 to 23 June 2016.


New: Hamburg Airport offering its own package tours

11.06.2015 The travel options from Hamburg just got even more diverse. Hamburg Airport is now offering its very own Travel Specials on the airport website – packages that are not available from any other airport in northern Germany.


Pilot union announces strike

11.02.2015 Cockpit, the pilots' union, has announced a strike on Thursday and Friday, 12th and 13th February. Germanwings is currently drawing up a substitute timetable.


Hamburg Airport records 14.76 million passengers in 2014

12.01.2015 Hamburg Airport took advantage of the positive economic environment in 2014, making the year into a success. The positive development of the airlines, providing Hamburg with a variety-filled route network, further energised the market.