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Change in the Management of Cologne/Bonn Airport


Today, Friedrich Merz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH, informed the Company's Supervisory Board about an upcoming change in the Management of Cologne Bonn Airport: Mr. Athanasios Titonis has been offered the position of... Read more

VLM maiden flight: Rostock with a Fokker


Heading for the Baltic from Cologne /Bonn: a Fokker 50 of VLM Airlines took off today on its first flight to Rostock. As of now, the Belgian airline will be servicing Rostock-Laage five times a week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Staturday and Sunday.... Read more

Canadian delegation visits Cologne/Bonn

Besuch Premier Nova Scotia

On their tour through Europe a Canadian delegation of representatives from politics and business made a stop yesterday at Cologne Bonn Airport. The delegation was headed by Stephen McNeil, the Premier of Nova Scotia, along with the managing directors of... Read more

EasyJet is back

EasyJet Welcome Back

As of today, the connection between Cologne/Bonn and Berlin is once again orange-coloured: The British airline EasyJet has returned to Cologne Bonn Airport. Just before 9 o’clock this morning, the Airbus took off with passengers heading for the capital... Read more

Growth trend continues in April


Cologne Bonn Airport stays on a growth curve this year. In April, a total of 1,068,990 passengers took off and landed at the Rhineland Airport. That is six percent more than in the same month of the previous year. The upward trend also continued in the... Read more

Best ever start to the year


Cologne Bonn Airport has made a successful start into the new year and expanded in passenger transport and in the air cargo sector. In the period from January to March 2018 we clocked up 2.43 million passengers, which is 4 percent more than the year... Read more

Johan Vanneste to start in May

Johan Vanneste

Johan Vanneste will take up his position as the new Chief Executive Officer of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH on 2nd May. “The European aviation sector is currently undergoing major changes and, with my experience, I would like to help to successfully... Read more

Warning strike started this morning at 6 o’clock


This morning at 6 o’clock, the warning strike summoned by the trade union Ver.di started at Cologne Bonn Airport. Several sections of the workforce at the Airport will be participating in this industrial action. Ver.di has called upon the employees to... Read more

Public service sector: Ver.di calls a warning strike


Against the backdrop of the ongoing wage negotiations in the public service sector, the trade union Ver.di has called for a 24-hour warning strike at Cologne Bonn Airport tomorrow. Ver.di has urged the employees to withdraw their labour from Tuesday, 10... Read more

Airport Fire Department also on strike


Since 8 o’clock this morning, the Airport Fire Department has also been participating in the strike summoned by the services union Ver.di. For this reason, no take-offs or landings are possible. The Fire Department strike will continue until 11 noon.... Read more

Johan Vanneste is the new Chief Executive Officer


At today’s meeting the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH unanimously elected Mr. Johan Vanneste (57) as a new member of the Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH Board of Management and as its Chairman. The appointment shall be effected no later than... Read more

Vorübergehend Flugbetrieb auf der Querwindbahn


Heute Nachmittag wird ab 15 Uhr für voraussichtlich vier Stunden vorübergehend die Querwindbahn (06/24) für den Flugbetrieb genutzt. Grund sind notwendige Instandhaltungsmaßnahmen an der Bahnbefeuerung sowie Mäharbeiten an der großen Start- und... Read more

Eurowings to expand in Cologne/Bonn


The Lufthansa subsidiary, Eurowings has announced further expansion at Cologne Bonn Airport. Although, for strategic reasons,  the airline will be discontinuing its long-haul operations in Cologne/Bonn with the start of the winter flight schedule,... Read more

Currently no landings at the Airport


Short-notice maintenance work necessary on the main runway has meant that landings at Cologne Bonn Airport are not possible at the moment; take-offs are possible – but with limitations. A damaged area in the asphalt has been detected, which of course... Read more

Airport confirms course for growth


Cologne Bonn Airport has confirmed its positive expectations for the current financial year and, at the end of the third quarter, it remains on the growth path both in passenger volume and air cargo. By the end of the year, 12.2 million passengers will... Read more

Night-time shutdown due to maintenance and servicing work


In autumn 2017; a range of maintenance and service work will be carried out on the main runway. This will include the routine maintenance exchange of the lighting and the removal of rubber deposits from the runway surface. At the same time, repairs will... Read more

Major runway resurfacing to begin in 2018


Cologne/Bonn Airport is pushing ahead with the renewal of its runway system. The general overhaul of the main runway known as 14L/32R is now set to begin in April 2018. In doing so, the surface of the 3,815 meter long and 60 meter wide asphalt strip will... Read more

Traffic records and profit leap


Flughafen erzielt 2016 einen Überschuss von 6,3 Mio. Euro Passagierzahl und Frachtaufkommen erreichen Bestwerte   2017 werden erstmals mehr als 12 Millionen Fluggäste erwartet Mit Rekordzahlen in den beiden großen Verkehrssegmenten Passage... Read more

Wizz Air celebrates its new destinations


Two reasons for celebrating today at Cologne Bonn Airport: the Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air started its new connections from Cologne/Bonn to Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to Craiova in Romania. At 1515 hours exactly, the Wizz Air Airbus... Read more

To the Cape of Good Hope


Non-stop from Cologne/Bonn to the Cape of Good Hope – from November Eurowings will have an additional destination in its low-cost long-haul route network: Cape Town in South Africa. Once a week, an Airbus A330 will fly to the city at the foot of the... Read more

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