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Not sleeping in Seattle; Alaska Airlines racks up profits as network expansion focuses on Hawaii and Mexico
Alaska Airlines outperformed nearly all other US airlines last year. Where are its main airports and how many of them are in Alaska? What’s happening with its subsidiary Horizon Air and which new routes has the airline started in the last year and against what competition?
Air Corsica (previously CCM Airlines) adds international routes from Marseille; dominates domestic from Corsica
Newly rebranded Air Corsica links which Corsican airports with which airports in mainland France? What competition does it face? What role does Air France play? Which international routes does it operate and what aircraft does it use?
Aer Lingus adapts to new home in Dublin’s T2; adding Aberdeen, Izmir, Perpignan and Stuttgart for S11
How has the airline developed in recent years and which are its biggest airports after Dublin? On which routes does it face competition from Ryanair and how do fares compare with Ryanair on a basket of routes for an imminent weekend break?
Indonesia’s #1 domestic airline Lion Air positions for $1bn IPO; adds 26 Boeings in two years, 139 more to come
Only five airlines received more new Boeing aircraft in the last two years than Lion Air, but where is it operating them? What other aircraft types does it operate and where does it fly to outside of Indonesia? On which route does it operate 15 flights each day?
Vision Airlines has gone through a strategy change and increasingly focuses on scheduled services. But where will it be based? What aircraft will it use? And how does the new business model differ from that of Allegiant?
Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder
It has been around since 2004 but smartWings still only operates two aircraft in its own colours. Whose aircraft does it use the rest of the time? Which are its biggest country markets this summer and which destinations does it no longer serve?
So which airlines have won awards for adding the most new airports, adding the most new routes, adding the most ‘non-regional’ routes and for being the biggest ‘new’ airline in the region? Clue: the winners come from China, Indonesia, Korea and the USA.
IndiGo aiming to be #1 in Indian domestic market; latest Airbus order could grow fleet to 250 aircraft by 2025
So what do you do while you’re waiting for Airbus to deliver 100 aircraft you ordered back in 2005? Answer? Order 180 more! Yes, India’s IndiGo is not lacking in ambition and it’s now #3 in the Indian domestic market. How quickly has its network been growing and which are its top 12 routes?
Trapani trebles traffic in two years as Ryanair helps Sicily’s third airport handle 1.7 million passengers in 2010
Ryanair now dominates Sicily’s third airport. How quickly has it developed its base there and which routes are year-round and which are seasonal? Which new routes started this week and which destinations have been dropped since operations began?
Delta gets the blues in Memphis; passenger traffic down 16% in last decade; new Mexico City service started this week
Delta’s hub at Memphis used to belong to Northwest. Passenger numbers have been in gradual decline for most of the last decade, but Delta has added several new destinations in the last couple of years. We examine how average air fares compare with other US airports.
British Airways adds Scandinavian routes from London City; now serves 14 destinations with all-Embraer fleet
British Airways may be synonymous with London Heathrow, but its London City network continues to evolve. Which destinations has it added (and dropped) in the last two years and how many passengers travelled on the airline’s A318 service to New York JFK in its first year of operation?
Turkish Airlines now #4 among Europe’s flag-carriers; over 20 destinations added from Istanbul in two years
Now operating more than 150 aircraft, Turkish Airlines is rapidly creating a major hub in Istanbul. How quickly is its transfer traffic growing and which are the airline’s leading country markets? And which sporting teams and stars is it sponsoring to help spread its ‘global’ message?