Hamburg, Germany is one of the largest cities and metropolitan areas in Europe. It is also the second largest city in its country.
Although almost 2 million people live in Hamburg, non-inhabitants play just as important of a role in the economy as Hamburg is not only an important transportation centre for Germany but home to the third busiest port in Europe. Tourism and travel are large businesses for the city, and TUIfly is based in the city.
Popular activities for visitors include taking a tour around the harbour with one of the many cruise companies, visiting the Hagenbecks Tierpark Aquarium and the Museum für Völkerkunde as well as stopping by the Rathaus.
Hamburg Airport (airport code HAM) is the main airport for the city. It is also referred to as Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport. The airport serves 76 airlines including 66 airlines that fly regular routes into or from Hamburg.
TUIfly, Lufthansa, Germanwings, Condor and Air Berlin fly the most routes of the airlines operating out of Hamburg Airport. Lufthansa and Air Berlin operate the highest number of flights each year into or out of Hamburg Airport. Some of the other most frequently operating airlines are US Airways, United Airlines, BMI, TAP Portugal and Air Canada.